The Counsellor’s Insights – October 2021

It's October! This is where we celebrate various mental health awareness days! October is more than just Deepavali or Halloween celebration, it is a celebration of living healthy with a positive mindset. Instead of waiting till a festive to have fun, it is important for us to celebrate life every single day! While we are moving into the final quarter of 2021, our workshops for 2021 have been fully subscribed! ...
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The Counsellor’s Insights – September 2021

Hello September! As the country has reached more than 80% population vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, we may be on the way to a great winter holiday soon! August has been a good busy month for my team. On 11 August, I presented a webinar on "The Definitive Guide to Combating Stress & Burnout" for Aviva's corporate client Wiley. Rachel presented on the same topic for Aviva on 12 August ...
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The Counsellor’s Insights – August 2021

We are moving fast into the second half of the year. July has been a difficult month for our nation. The sudden rise in COVID-19 numbers seems to make us feel powerless over the pandemic situation. In addition, for those of us who play our role right to fight the pandemic, the return to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) for four weeks seemed unfair. Some of us are also being affected ...
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The Counsellor’s Insights – July 2021

June has been a month where we transited from Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) to Phase 3 (Heightened Alert). It has not been an easy month for most of us where we have to adapt to the various changes around us. While work-from-home (WFH), and home-based learning (HBL) have created many difficulties for us last year during the Circuit Breaker, it still has not been easy for us in Phase 2 ...
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The Counsellor’s Insights – June 2021

May has been an interesting month. With the introduction of the new Phase 2 and after a week, Phase 2 (Heightened Alerted), we have to move our centre operations to more conservative manpower. Staggered work time for my clinicians was made, with a maximum number of team members allowed in the centre at any one time. Schedule for clients was arranged on days where their clinicians are down at the ...
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