Grace Phoon is a Clinical Member with the Singapore Association for Counselling. Besides having a Master’s degree in Counselling, she has been serving as an Executive Member with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitizing and Reprocessing) Singapore from 2018-2020. She is certified in EMDR, a clinically proven psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. She is also an accredited facilitator for Prepare/Enrich Marriage Program and Taylor-Johnson’s Temperament Analysis (T-JTA ®), which is a widely used personality assessment for individual, pre-marital, marital, and family counselling.
Grace has experience counselling in the church and in schools and have conducted mental health and self-care workshops and facilitated divorce support groups. Some of her experiences include conducting counselling courses for the church’s lay leaders to equip them to become better people helpers.
Prior to counselling work, she had over a decade of work experience in the pharmaceutical industry and this has helped her in empathizing with the stress and anxiety that corporate world entails.
Grace has considerable experience working with individuals and couples – adolescents and adults suffering from depression/mood disorders, anxiety, trauma/abuse, divorce, infidelity, family conflict, relationship issues, self-harming, suicidal ideations, and grief.
Her therapeutic style involves helping you to arrive at insight and tools that you can begin using immediately to make positive change in your life. It is important that you are making progress on goals that you have set for yourself. She will be there to guide you, encourage you, as you embark on this journey together.