Graduate Students (Clinical)


Adeline Chia Hui Ning

Personal Info:

I previously worked as a Special Educations Teacher, a care home for Autistic Individuals and Samaritans suicide helpline. My research interests are on stress appraisals and how stress coping mechanisms can influence general health and academic performance. Other research interests include: Delayed gratification, addictive behaviours and motivation. My hobbies are Ultimate Frisbee, sketching and photography.


Annabel Koh Shi Min

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I am interested in child psychopathology, mindfulness-based approaches and themes relating to coping mechanisms and resilience. I also believe in the role of advocacy work in increasing awareness and acceptance of people around us with mental health struggles. I enjoy recharging myself with my yoga practice, brush calligraphy of inspirational quotes and good company over good coffee.


Carmen Chew Hooi Ling

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My broad research interests are in the areas of addictive behaviours, parenting and child psychology. In my free time, I enjoy rollercoasters, adventures, exploring new cultures and food.


Chan Souk Mun, Cindy

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I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne and Monash University in Australia; and my first Masters in King’s College London (UK). Prior to becoming a graduate student, I worked for 3 years as a psychologist associate with REACH (West), NUH, a community mental health team that reaches out to children and adolescents of school age, providing early assessment and intervention to them and their broader systems. My clinical and research interests lie in child psychopathology, parenting work, with a broad focus in childhood trauma and resiliency; and body image and identity difficulties. I am generally intrigued by all aspects of psychology relating to prevention and early intervention. Not far from psychology, you'll find me country-hopping, whilst mindfully engaged with calligraphy and water colouring.


Chan Suet In Sherina

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I graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor degree in Psychology. Prior to starting this Master’s program, I worked as a Research Assistant and a Life Coach in Hong Kong. My research interest lies in developmental psychology and child psychopathology, specifically how parent-child relationships, education systems and coping strategies contribute to the development and maintenance of childhood disorders.


Chew Xie Yin

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Before joining this Masters course as a clinical-psychologist aspirant, I was an ABA therapist for children with ASD in Malaysia. My research interests include the relationship between self-criticism and psychopathology, as well as how fidelity and flexibility in delivering an evidence-based treatment affects treatment outcomes. I am also interested in understanding how evidence-based psychological treatments can be best adapted and applied in the Southeast-Asian context. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, learning new languages, and indulging in dramas and music.


Chua Jia Ling, Samantha

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I am currently pursuing my Masters in Clinical Psychology. I enjoy working with children and find great joy in interacting with them. It feels especially meaningful to be able to make a difference in their lives. I love travelling, outdoors, sports and cooking.


Desmond Soh Jun Hong

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My clinical and broad research interests include depression, anxiety and emotional control. Whenever the opportunity arises, I love to go backpacking and exploring nature.


Geok En-Ting

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Before enrolling in this programme, I worked for 2 years with youth-at-risk in a community agency, providing case management, counselling and group work for youths who had committed petty offences, had poor school attendance, or displayed other at-risk behaviours. I love working with teenagers, and my research interests include body image and eating disorders.


Georgina Tay Jing Ting

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AMy name is Georgina. I enjoy traveling, music and doing sports. I am generally interested in research related to the forensic population. In particular, why people commit violence against others or to themselves.


Heng Shi En, Hannah

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After graduating from James Cook University (Singapore campus) with a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours, I worked at a public healthcare institution, working closely with geriatric participants for a longitudinal clinical research study. I appreciate a good Korean drama, and find fulfilment expressing myself via creative writing. I feel blessed to be onboard the clinical programme, and look forward to developing professionally and learning from lecturers, supervisors and peers alike.


Ho Weng Siong Daniel

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In line with my previous work with children and adolescents, my clinical interests lie in child and adolescent at-risk populations. At present, I am working on issues regarding BDD among the young gay male population, supervised by Dr. Oliver Suendermann. I aspire to make a positive impact on others, in both professional and personal capacities. On the side, I absolutely adore anything related to music.


Jesselyn Chua Jia Xin

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My interests, past experiences and research have been related to child/adolescent psychopathology. Prior to entering the Clinical Psychology Masters programme, I worked as a psychologist associate with the REACH (West) team in NUH, a community mental health team that provides assessment and interventions for school-age students with mental health concerns and their families. I am also interested in learning more about the influence of early childhood and family environments and development and psychopathology across the lifespan. In my free time, I enjoy travelling and exploring Singapore's nature and marine biodiversity.


Jesudas S/O Soundhraj

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I hold a Masters in Counselling from Monash University and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from James Cook University. My previous experiences include Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Case Management and Counselling. I worked mostly with individuals suffering from Schizophrenia and Addictions. Currently my research interests are looking at attachment styles for individuals suffering from addictions. Other interests also include mental health within prison populations. My personal interests include watching documentaries and reading up on history..


Jocelyn Tedja

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My areas of interests are in addictive behaviours, trauma and emotional regulation. Meditation and acting are the other two loves of my life.


Kavitha D/O Manokaran

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Before joining the Clinical program, I worked in a healthcare institution as a clinical counsellor providing support to the patients requiring mental health interventions. My broad research interest lies in topics related to emotions in child and adult psychopathology. In my free time, I love baking, hunting for delicious food and travelling.


Kimberlynn Koo Hui Wern

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I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Manchester. Prior to joining this clinical program, I worked with children at a counselling centre and was a research assistant at a child language and communicative development centre. My broad research interest lies in the field of child psychopathology. In my free time, I enjoy travelling and reading.


Kuan Ai We

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I am currently pursuing my Master of Clinical Psychology (Clinical). Before joining this program, I pursued my MSc in Organisational Psychology at City, University of London and worked as a Human Resource Manager focusing on Transformational HR projects. I am very happy to be pursuing my current course with amazing colleagues and lecturers and hope to, one day, make a difference as a Clinical Psychologist in social and community services.


Li Siling Melissa

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I am currently pursuing my Masters in Clinical Psychology. Before enrolling in this course, I worked as a research assistant at the A*STAR-NUS Clinical Imaging Research Centre. I am interested in working with both adults and children. In my free time, I enjoy music, playing tennis, reading, and being in the great outdoors.


Liang Jiamin Melanie

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Prior to this Master of Psychology (Clinical) programme, my work mainly involved supporting perinatal women with mental health issues at a tertiary hospital. My clinical and research interests include adult psychopathology and adaptive/maladaptive coping mechanisms. I have also done previous research examining psychosocial risk factors influencing mood symptoms in young adults with intellectual disability. I hope to serve the vulnerable and at-risk populations in my future work, as well as contribute to greater mental health literacy and support within the local community. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, singing and various genres of dancing.


Lim Sze Hann, Danica

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I previously worked as a case manager at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. My interest is in the field of adult psychopathology, and am particularly intrigued by individuals with psychoses and personality disorders. I hope to someday alleviate suffering among those with mental illnesses in the community. In my spare time I enjoy exploring museums, the outdoors and reading.


Lim Zhao Ming Tony

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Loving and empowering children is my aim in life, I am glad to be part of the Masters in Clinical Psychology cohort this year. I am intrigued with the methods in which to best support children in their learning and everyday living. I also have a keen interest in stress and how it affects children through their appraisal of it. I also love working with children with difficulties and work with a group at Love Empowered Co-operative Limited to support children with learning needs and other difficulties. Overall, I feel that every child is special and it is important to love and empower them to his/her fullest potential.


Liu Ka Yee Anna

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My past research mainly focused on children, in the areas of social anxiety as well as the co-development of emotion regulation and executive functions. I also had some exposure of cross-cultural study relating to children’s emotional expressiveness. I am excited to explore other areas like mindfulness, chronic stress, rehabilitation and mental wellness.


Nicole Wong Yue Ruan

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I enjoy working with both children and adults; it is extremely interesting to see how others view the world and what experiences shape them into who they are. I have a wide research interest and am interested in discussing cross-cultural issues, having been immersed in both UK and SG cultures. I like to travel and visit new places, most of all I love meeting new people so please introduce yourself and say hi if you spot me around!


Peh Chao Xu

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My areas of interests are in developmental psychopathology and trauma. In particular, I am interested in understanding how risk and protective factors contribute to changes in developmental trajectories. Prior to joining the clinical program, I worked in both clinical and research settings; first as an assistant psychologist with the Psychosocial Trauma Support Service at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, before taking up research positions as a biostatistician and research assistant with IMH Research Division and the National Addictions Management Service. In addition, I also had opportunities to be involved in psycho-oncology research at NUH. Aside from these, I thrive on poetry, cinema, tomatoes, sunlight, and water.


Personal webpage: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chao_Xu_Peh


Siti Fathin Aerlisa Binte Rosli

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I am fascinated by the works, research and progress made in child and adult psychopathology as they allow a better understanding of mental health issues and ways to effectively manage them, as well as empowering self and others. My interest lies broadly in the field of child and adult psychopathology, especially in personality, depressive, anxiety and substance-related and addictive disorders. My previous research includes personality traits - narcissism, competitiveness and risk-taking, and work attitudes - turnover intentions and job-hopping, in Singapore context. In the course of time, I hope to contribute and look forward to a more vibrant and progressive future in terms of the development of mental health sector in Singapore.


Soo See Ann

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My research interests are with mood disorders and mindfulness. My hobbies are yoga, running , baking, travelling and photography.


Sylvie Lian Yiting

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My research interests are in autism, anxiety and depression. My hobbies are water sports, rock climbing and reading science fiction/fantasy novels.


Tee Su Hwei

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After graduating from James Cook University (Singapore) with a Bachelors of Psychology (Honours), I was a Case Manager at a psychiatric rehabilitation centre for 3 years. I'm deeply grateful to be able to pursue my interest and passion in psychology and I hope to acquire the relevant skill sets to become a clinical psychologist during the next 2 years. Other than psychology, I love yoga, aerial hoop and spending time with my loved ones.


Tiang Shu Hui

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My broad research interests are in adolescent and adult mental health, emotional regulation, and the role of family/caregivers in promoting positive psychosocial outcomes. Prior to joining the clinical program, I worked as an Associate Psychologist at Psychological Services Branch, Ministry of Education. I enjoy reading novels, storytelling, and hiking. I thrive on memes and puns.


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