Velda Chen

Velda Chen clinical psychologist at Mind Care Therapy Suites

Velda Chen

Clinical Psychologist

M.ClinPsych (UQ), B.A (Hons)
Adjunct Assistant Professor (NUS)
SPS Registered Psychologist & Approved Supervisor

Focal Areas
Adult Psychotherapy
Health Psychology
Cognitive and Personality Assessments
Clinical Supervision

Velda has over a decade of clinical experience in public healthcare and private practice after graduating from the University of Queensland with her Master in Clinical Psychology. She conducts adult personality and cognitive assessments. She adopts different approaches of psychotherapy with adults suffering from complex psychological or psychiatric difficulties, or health problems. Her areas of work include: depressive and anxiety disorders, personality or relational difficulties, trauma, grief, and other health-related difficulties such as stress, insomnia and weight management. As a psychotherapist, Velda focuses on the client as a person, and synergises evidence-based knowledge with compassion and sound clinical judgment to alleviate one’s emotional pain and struggles, or to
attain psychological well-being. In 2014, Velda was awarded the Health Manpower Development
Plan (HMDP) Fellowship funded by Ministry of Health (MOH) to train in working with individuals with complex needs in the United Kingdom.
 
Velda also provides clinical supervision. She has extensive experience in training and supervising junior psychologists and postgraduate clinical psychology trainees in the last decade. Velda was also a Faculty member of the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Psychiatry Residency Program for 8 years where she was highly involved in training and providing clinical supervision in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy to trainee doctors in psychiatry.
Velda has conducted talks on various mental health care issues to schools and organisations. She also enjoys writing and has contributed to articles for local magazines. She has published a research article.
 
Presently, Velda is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the National University of Singapore (NUS),
Department of Psychology, supervising postgraduate clinical psychology trainees. She also provides consultancy services to statuary boards. A strong believer in ongoing professional development and using her knowledge to help others, Velda is currently reading a MSc in Sleep Medicine with the University of Oxford, Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute.

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