Founder and principal psychologist at The Integrated Psychology Practice, Shelwyn Tay, holds an Honours (Psychology) degree from the National University of Singapore, and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University, Sydney. She is a member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), Australian New Zealand Infertility Counsellors’ Association (ANZICA) and Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS). She has worked in the field of mental health for over a decade and is experienced in treating both adults and children. She enjoys the challenge of helping individuals understand their difficulties and has a particular interest in how beliefs affect health and behavior.
To work with individuals in distress to develop critical self care and coping skills consistent with their values and beliefs, and effective in their particular life situations. In particular, to provide professional mental health services within the context of a Christian world view.
More than 12 years experience providing individual assessment and therapy services for local and international clients in a variety of settings including outpatient clinic, ward-based, sheltered workshop and company premises.
- Conducting assessment interviews for diagnosis and treatment planning
- Conducting educational and behavioural assessments for children and adolescents based on on-site observations and psychometric testing
- Administration and interpretation of psychometric test instruments such as the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders (SCID), MMPI, Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO) scales and the Wechsler intelligence, achievement and memory tests
- Delivery of individual intervention and therapy services.
- Working with parents and teachers to support children with learning, behavioural and emotional difficulties
- Specific experience and training in applied behavior analysis (ABA), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and solution focused brief therapy (SFBT), critical incident stress debriefing (CISD), narrative and art therapy techniques.
- Design and delivery of psycho-educational programs for groups.