Ms Lai Wei Xuan Vivien
Associate Psychologist
MAPACS(L2), MSPS, GradCert Psychotherapeutic Approaches (CBT), BA (Psych) (Hons), Dip Early Childhood Education, Certified PFA

The Lion Mind
Vivien is a mental health clinician with The Lion Mind. She has more than five years of working experiences with children, teenagers, and youths. Over at The Lion Mind, Vivien specialises in working with the population of children, teenagers, young adults, and women. She also co-facilitates the workshop on psychotherapeutic approaches (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) and helps to guide participants through their discussions. 

On behalf of The Lion Mind, Vivien has co-presented in the Happiness Conference 2020 on the topic “Empathy Matters“, sharing and demonstrating the importance of having empathy. In addition, Vivien facilitates corporate talks for organisations such as ‘Combating Stress & Burnout’, ‘Combating Insomnia’, and ‘Empowering & Connecting with your Child’.

Clinical Knowledge & Skills
Vivien has a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, US, and a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Teaching & Leadership) from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. She has completed an accredited course (ACA, APACS) on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.  She is also a certified Psychological First Aider.

Professional Membership
Vivien is a registered Level 2 Practitioner (membership no. A225) with the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS), a Full Member (membership no. FM022064L) with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), and a member of the Psi Chi Honor Society.

Other Experiences
Vivien was the Designer of the APACS Marketing & Publicity subcommittee from February 2020 to February 2022. She provided quality publication support and established mental health community outreach to the general public. Her leading design portfolio –  The Gazette (issue 0 to 5).