Counsellor’s Ramblings – November 2020

The winter season has arrived! October marked the World Mental Health Awareness Month. It has been a busy month for my team as we worked hard to provide community education via community outreach and corporate talks. Vivien, our in-house...

Counsellor’s Ramblings – October 2020

October is here! We have successfully concluded two webinars for Caregivers. They are “Coping with Caregiver Stress & Burnout” by Ms Vivien Lai in August 2020, and “Managing Caregiver Stress & Burnout During COVID-19 Pandemic” by Mr Kevin Pillay...

Counsellor’s Ramblings – September 2020

August has been a busy month for The Lion Mind team. Our in-house Clinical Psychotherapist, Vivien, facilitated a webinar titled “Coping with Caregiver Stress & Burnout”. Dhivya, our in-house Associate Psychologist, and I facilitated the mid-year run of the course...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...