Kaiwei is a Senior Psychotherapist trained with a Masters of Social Science in Professional Counselling, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) degree in Psychology.
Kaiwei’s clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents and young adults across a range of emotional, behavioural and mental health-related issues, e.g., depression, anxiety, complex trauma, PTSD, school or family-related difficulties, attachment issues, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She enjoys working with clients across both private and public sectors, and her previous work included being in various primary and secondary schools across Singapore providing counselling/psychotherapy, social skills and art therapy programs.
In her thirteen years of therapy work, Kaiwei holds a special interest and focus in trauma, mood disorders, and attachment work. She is an eclectic practitioner and integrates various modalities in adapting to the needs of each client. She commonly utilizes person-centred, psychodynamic, EMDR, cognitive-behavioural, schema therapy, or solution-focused approaches, and weaves in play therapy or art therapy elements in sessions when appropriate. Kaiwei also believes in the value of working systemically.
A therapy journey can be deeply personal, vulnerable, and also growing. In her work, Kaiwei values warmth and empathy, connecting with one’s unique strengths and potentials, and the importance of creating a safe and self-actualizing space for all.
She is a Registered Counsellor and Clinical Member of the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC).
Kaiwei is a mother of one. In her free time, she enjoys art and design, playing music, and pursuing fun ways to learn and grow.
- Children, adolescents and young adults
- Trauma-related issues
- Attachment work
Certifications and Accreditations
- Masters of Social Sciences (Professional Counselling), Swinburne University of Technology
- Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology, National University of Singapore
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, EMDR (Parts 1, 2 and 3)
- Registered Counsellor and Clinical Member, Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC)