Registered counsellor with Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC)
Registered Flexi-Adjunct School Counsellor with Ministry of Education
Certified Transactional Analysis Practitioner
Von is an Australian-trained and experienced therapist who adopts a holistic approach in her practice. She is a Registered Counsellor with the Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC). With over 5 years of experience, Von has worked extensively with individuals of all ages, offering support in various clinical settings including voluntary organizations, private practices, schools, and as a mental wellness coach for corporate clients.
Von supports clients on a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, grief, adjustments, addictions, and relationships. Her therapeutic approach is integrative and person-centered, guided by evidence-based approaches like Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Expressive Therapy (Lego), Mindfulness, and Transactional Analysis. She is also trained to work on traumas using Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), a psychotherapy intervention designed to alleviate the symptoms and emotional distress associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and negative life experiences.
Through EMDR, Von skillfully guides clients towards healing and resolution, enabling them to overcome the lingering effects of trauma. Von creates a safe and non-judgmental environment for both adults and children to improve their socio-emotional well-being. With over 25 years of experience working with various cultural contexts, she possesses a deep understanding of the unique challenges and transitions that different cultures encounter.
Von is dedicated to promoting diversity and guiding individuals to develop a deeper understanding of themselves. She encourages them to live with courage, grace, and authenticity. Her education, life experiences, and personal growth have given her wisdom in awareness, empathy, and non-judgment. She values the therapeutic relationship as crucial for successful growth and healing. Von maintains professionalism and authenticity in her sessions, continuously learning and expanding her skills through wide reading and attending conferences and workshops. Her goal is to provide the best possible care for her clients.