Counselling

Counselling

HOPE worldwide (Singapore) believes in empowering people to realize their potential and helping them cope with various issues and challenges in their lives.

Through a safe counselling environment, clients can explore their personal, relational, career, marital or family issues and other emotional and mental difficulties. The collaborative relationship with the counsellor enables the client to work towards healing, growth and positive change.

Key counselling issues we can support you with:

  • Depression, anxiety or stress
  • Pre-marital/marital issues
  • Parent-child/teenager relationship
  • Family issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Study or work concerns
  • Other emotional or mental difficulties

 

Our Counsellors

Our counsellors have relevant degrees in Psychology or Counselling, be it Bachelor’s degree, Post-Graduate Diploma or Masters. They are also trained in conducting family life education, health education and mental wellness talks and workshops.

  • Mrs Joyce Tan
  • Dr Agnes Tan
  • Mr Steven Tan
  • Mr Halbert Louis
  • Mrs Bong Louis
  • Mr Richard Cheong
  • Mrs Vida Ortiz

 

External Consultants

  • Mrs Patrice Pedjoe-Lee
  • Mr Lee Teck Ming

 

Our counsellors can provide services in the following areas:

  • Individual Counselling
  • Pre-Marital/Marital Counselling
  • Family Counselling

 

To request for an appointment, please complete our online counselling intake form. We will respond to you within 1 working day. For more information, please call 6312 9671 or email: enquiries@hopewwsea.org.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How much is the counselling fee?

Counselling fees are based on your monthly income and are reasonably priced between $100 – $150 per session. All sessions are by appointment only.

2. How long is one session?

One session is about one hour. If the session needs to be extended as per client’s request, it will be subject to the availability of the counsellor (as there may be another client waiting in line). If counsellor is able to extend the session, the charge will be based on half-hourly rate.

3. What is the timing for counselling sessions?

Counselling sessions are held during office hours, Mondays-Fridays 10am – 6pm. Beyond the normal office hours, a surcharge of $20 will apply, subject to date and time mutually agreed upon between the client and counsellor. Once we receive your request for a session, your assigned counsellor will contact you to propose date and timing.

4. What are your counsellors’ qualifications and relevant experiences?

Our counsellors have relevant degrees/training in Psychology or Counselling, be it in Bachelor, Post-Graduate or Masters level. They are also trained in conducting family life education talks and workshops.

5. How many sessions are required?
It depends on the complexity of the issues you are seeking counselling for, but generally 3-4 sessions will be a good start. Your counsellor will advise you whether there is a need for additional sessions. Clients have the right to terminate the sessions anytime.

6. If I missed any appointment, will there be any cancellation charge imposed? To avoid cancellation charges of $30, please notify us within 24 hours (one working day) before your scheduled appointment.

7. Can I request for a male or female counsellor or a particular counsellor that was recommended to me?

Most certainly, but it will be subject to the availability of our counsellors.

8. Can I be assured of confidentiality?

Our counsellors strictly adhere to clients’ right to confidentiality, however, in cases when the counsellor assesses that clients are a danger to themselves and to others, then the counsellor is ethically and legally bound to inform the relevant authorities.