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Present Appointment: • Senior Consultant, Institute of Mental Health • Adjunct Associate Professor, National University Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Research Areas: • Clinical characterization of major psychiatric disorders • Neural basis of major psychiatric disorders • Medical Education Teaching Areas: • Undergraduate and postgraduate Awards/Honours (Post-PhD): • Singapore Clinician-Investigator Award (Gold), Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress, 2011 • NHG Education Leader Award, 2014 Career History: • Institute of Mental Health since 1997 Administrative Leadership: • Program Director, National Psychiatry Residency Program Professional/Consulting Activities: • Clinical consultations at Institute of Mental Health Major Publications: 1. Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Biological insights from 108 schizophrenia-associated genetic loci. Nature. 2014 Jul; 511(7510):421-7. 2. Ho NF, Iglesias JE, Sum MY, Kuswanto CN, Sitoh YY, De Souza J, Hong Z Fischl B, Roffman JL, Zhou J Sim K, Holt DJ. Progression from selective to general involvement of hippocampal subfields in schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry. 2017 Jan; 22(1):142-152. 3. Sun Y, Dai Z, Li J, Collinson SL, Sim K. Modular-level alterations of structure-function coupling in schizophrenia connectome. Human Brain Mapping. 2017 Apr; 38(4):2008-2025.
10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
The Association for Music Therapy (Singapore), AMTS, (UEN T07SS0236E) is the professional association for music therapists in Singapore. AMTS was formally registered with Singapore Registry of Societies on 19 September 2007. AMTS is also an organisational member of the World Federation of Music Therapy since 2009. Our Vision All people to have access to quality Music Therapy Services in Singapore. Our Mission To lead the nation in the progress of Music Therapy as a Regulated Allied Health Profession through education and advocacy. Our History The Association for Music Therapy Singapore (AMTS) was founded on 19 September 2007, with eleven members. They were Audrey Ruyters, Chen Hsueh-Lien, Clara Chong, Daphne Phua, Loi Wei Ming (Treasurer), May Clulee, Melanie Kwan (Secretary), Ng Wang Feng (President), Pamela Fisher, Patsy Tan, and Tan Xueli. During the first decade, the initial task was to educate the Singapore public about music therapy and to clear up misconceptions about the field. AMTS also aimed then, and continues to serve as an organisational agency for music therapists based in Singapore. In 2017, AMTS reached its first decade-milestone, and celebrated with a timeline commemorating this achievement!
Attilio Rapisarda is a Clinical Psychologist, working in the psychiatric hospital setting, clinical research and education. Trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Systemic Relational Therapy, Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessment, Research Design and fMRI protocol design and analysis. He currently serve his patients as a Sr Psychotherapist at the Institute of Mental Health. His academic background includes a Bachelor and Master (“Laurea quinquennale”) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Palermo, a Master in Research Methods from the University of Reading, a PhD (“Dottorato”) in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Milan Bicocca, and a PsyD (“Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia”) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pavia.
10 Buangkok View, Buangkok Green, Medical Park, 539747
The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) has launched a chatbot to encourage mental health sufferers to seek help. It was launched for the first time as part of its “Beyond the Label” campaign. McCann Worldgroup Singapore, which was the creative agency behind the campaign, helped to develop the Facebook Messenger chatbot named “Belle” together with AI technology partner AiChat. It connects youth, adults and seniors to mental health resources and helplines, as well as educate the public with tips on how to interact and support persons with mental health conditions.
Bethesda CARE is a social service agency set up in 1996 to serve the community. We reach out to children, students, youths, adults, seniors and people with special needs. We place a premium on and provide ample opportunities for those with special needs to interact with people of diverse background and social standings. This leads to a broaden social circle and community acceptance forging of friendships through sharing of concerns, hopes and aspirations. We bring about mind enrichment by engaging the individuals in structured programmes that promote physical and mental health. We empower them by creating opportunities for them to learn or re-learn life skills. We have a team of caring staff dedicated to teaching, guiding, counselling, motivating, and fostering greater personal independence.
242 Hougang Street 22, #01-93, Singapore 530242
Betsy’s place is a home for those who seek refuge from the outside world.
38 Jalan Lepas
A Youth Mental Health Organization, that aims to promote mental health awareness and peer support among youths and young adults in the schools, workplaces and community through advocacy, training, support and volunteering to create an inclusive and supportive community for youths with mental health issues.
Common Ground. 21 Bedok North Street 1, #01-01. Singapore 469659
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