Counsellor’s Ramblings – August 2020

August is here! The Lion Mind team is working hard to contribute to the community despite the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic. In July, Associate Psychologist Mr Tan Wei Jie has presented on how to manage OCD during the COVID-19 pandemic. This topic is especially close to our hearts because we see an increase in new clients suffering from stress and OCD-related issues. In the preparation for phase three onward, ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – July 2020

We have officially entered the second half of 2020. Although there are many unfortunate circumstances during this COVID-19 pandemic, there are many good and beautiful moments too! The human race is strong and resilient! In June, I have facilitated a webinar entitled "Managing Depression during COVID-19 Pandemic". In the webinar, I mentioned about how the current situation has made everyone feels less productive even though we are putting in so ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – June 2020

It is a new era! As this newsletter is being sent to all friends of The Lion Mind, this should be the last day of the extended Circuit Breaker. While it is time for us to rejoice and integrating slowly back to normalcy through the three phases announced on 19 May 2020, let us not forget the hard work everyone has put in by staying at home and the hard ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – May 2020

The sudden announcement of Circuit Breaker and its extension have thrown most of our lives into chaos during April 2020. Although Counselling and Psychological services are initially not classified as essential, we are happy to know that our efforts through APACS has paid off! On 28th April, various allied health services, including counselling and psychology, are reclassified as essential! However, given the current situation, we strongly believe that the safety ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – April 2020

March has been a trying month for everyone. Precautions are made in the Cov-19 situation. The encouragement for social distancing and the closure of several social activities and events did not dampen our resilient spirit against the situation. I am glad that the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) has come forward to provide comfort and psychological resources. SPS has organised a discussion talk "COVID-19: Don't Panic!" on 7th March 2020 (Saturday) ...
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