James Chong

MAPACS(L2), MCoun, BA(Psychology)

James is the Counsellor with The Lion Mind. He has many years of experiences working with the addiction population, and the renal health population. As a strong believer of using evidence-based treatment, his counselling approaches include Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.

He has a Master in Counselling from Monash University, a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). His other professional qualifications include Professional Diploma in Psychotherapy from the School of Positive Psychology, and Specialist Diploma in Career Counselling from Republic Polytechnic.

He is currently a graduate student for the Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) programme with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

He is a registered Level 2 Practitioner (membership no. A0084) with the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS), and an Affiliate member of the Australian Psychology Society (APS)  since 2013.


Yap Weiren

BBA, Dip Mar Trnsp Mgt

Yap Weiren is the Operation In-Charge with The Lion Mind. He oversees the operational aspects of the organisation, ensuring smooth operations in the organisation. He has extensive working experience in both logistics and business operations.

He has a Bachelor of Business Management from NHL University of Applied Sciences Netherlands, Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (Netherlands), and a Diploma in Maritime Transportation Management from Singapore Polytechnic.