Mind what Matters
Dr Joel Yang - Clinical Psychologist
Dr Yang completed his training as a Clinical Psychologist in Australia and is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society.
He has practised in both hospital and community-based mental health settings in Sydney, Queensland and Singapore since 2006.
Previously Head of the counselling Program at the Singapore Institute of Management University, Joel also held an appointment at Yale-NUS College, National University of Singapore.
He primarily works with individuals and couples suffering from anxiety, depression, addictions, anger-management and adjustment issues. He divides his time among clinical work, teaching, training, and writing.
He adopts Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), of which he has conducted regular trainings for at the Social Services Institute and the Ministry of Home Affairs since 2014.
Outside of work, he maintains a regular Mindfulness practice and enjoys running and swimming. He is actively involved with Thailand-based humanitarian relief charity, RADION International.
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Claudia Ahl - Clinical Psychologist
Claudia earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology in Australia, and is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society.
She has experience working with both individuals and groups in private, community and hospital settings, both in Singapore and abroad.
She specialises in helping clients with behavioral and emotional difficulties including depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and adolescent identity issues.
She incorporates a range of evidence-based techniques as appropriate, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Maudsley family based therapy (FBT), Psychodynamic Play Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness interventions.
Claudia previously worked at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital where she conducted psychological assessments and provided therapy for children and adolescents with a variety of medical conditions and psychological and cognitive comorbidities. Her experiences have given her the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds and diagnoses. She conducts therapy in English and German.
Claudia's LinkedIn profile
Huang Zhang Jin - Clinical Psychologist
Zhang Jin completed her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology in Australia under a Singapore Ministry of Health scholarship and is a registered supervisor with the Singapore Psychological Society.
She started her practice in prisons and hospitals since 2006 and was one of the first psychologists to be practicing in a community setting in Singapore.
She works with individuals whom struggle with issues including low self-esteem, relationship stress, identity issues concerning sexuality, anxiety, depression, trauma, and end-of-life concerns. She also has significant experience working with couples who need support in building and rebuilding trust, intimacy, and connection.
She offers an integrative range of approaches in English and Mandarin. She adopts Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Nandita Nalawala - Counsellor
Nandita completed her Masters in Counselling & Guidance at the Nanyang Technological University in April 2018.
Since 2003, Nandita has run an executive search and career counselling practice focused on the banking industry. She brings strong experience, working with senior professionals and addressing issues pertaining to career planning, selection and transition.
Nandita adopts an integrative approach in her practice, grounded in a Person-Centered orientation incorporating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Choice & Reality Therapy (CTRT). She works with individuals in managing anxiety and stress, improving interpersonal relationships and securing a healthy work-life balance.
Nandita lives with her husband and has two daughters whom live in the USA. Having resided in India, Dubai, Vietnam and Singapore, Nandita brings a strong appreciation of multiculturalism and diversity.
We ensure that our client’s needs are met through an individually-tailored, evidence-based approach. We provide a range of specialised psychotherapy, counselling, assessment, training and consulting services.
In the Media
Since 2013, we have been featured regularly in various media outlets such as The Straits Times, TODAY, My Paper, The New Paper, Lianhe Zaobao, The Edge, Her World, Simply Her and Campus Eye NUS. We also contribute to the Ask The Expert panel of Young Parent
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Through the process, we believe that developing a positive, trusting, and respectful relationship is the most important ingredient for therapeutic effectiveness.
Enter Phoenix Park and turn left up the slope. MwM is located in the first building on your left, Block 318 (D). We recommend that you park at the top of the slope. Parking is FREE.
The nearest MRT station is Redhill station (EW18). Take bus 132 across the road and alight at the second stop “Opp Chatsworth Rd”. Please see directions below.
The 2 buses that stop by Phoenix Park are 132 and 111. The closest bus stops are “Opp Chatsworth Rd” and “Bef Chatsworth Rd”. Enter Phoenix Park and walk up the slope to the building on your left. It is approximately a 5 – 8 minute walk.
Note: There is a guard post as you turn into Phoenix Park where you may ask for directions.
The following worksheets will be useful in order to better understand the different therapies available. Feel free to browse through, and print these resources.