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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Counsellor’s Ramblings – March 2020

February has witnessed the outbreak of the COVID-19. The raise of DORSCON level has sent many of us into a wild frantic over the perceived lack of hand sanitizer, wet wipes, and masks. Organisations retreated back to safety. Here at The Lion Mind, we have put in place effective precautionary measures such as daily temperature taking for all staff and visitors, issuance of masks, and encouragement frequent hand-washing. Following the ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – February 2020

The Lion Mind team has not stopped working hard to bring quality programmes to the community! On 4th Jan (Saturday), our team went down to Ngee Ann Polytechnic to facilitate a workshop for student volunteers of the NP Peer Helpers. This workshop equipped the volunteers with the skills needed to help follow student peers facing emotional problems and / or mental health issues. On 14 Jan (Tuesday), we have collaborated ...
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Counsellor’s Ramblings – January 2020

It's a brand new year! Before December 2019 has come to a close, The Lion Mind team has made one final sprint! My fellow co-founder Mr Yap Weiren was featured on VF+c (Venture Fashion + Consulting) in an article entitled "Maintaining Mental Wellbeing with Yap Weiren" for the first edition of UNDERCOVER on 9 December 2019. In the article, Weiren has highlighted that "we often sacrifice our mental wellbeing over ...
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