EUGENE CHONG

EUGENE CHONG

Counselling Psychologist

Eugene Chong is the Director / Principal Counseling Psychologist with Seeding Minds. He is also an adjunct lecturer at various schools which offer approved psychology and counseling training programmes, from Diploma to Masters Levels.

Eugene has extensive experience in working with youth with mental health needs in psychiatric rehabilitation and educational institutions. Eugene also worked in clinical settings in hospital and rehabilitation centres provides clinical counseling and group therapy for patients with Schizophrenia, Depression & Anxiety disorders. He uses an array of psychometric tools, ranging from Intelligence, Personality, Behavioural & Cognitive to assess the functionality of an individual. His therapeutic approach mainly revolves around post-modern concepts, brief work with clients through the theories of SFBT and CTRT. Other approaches like Schema therapy, EMDR and Erkisonian Hypnosis were used appropriately.

He provides two certification courses for participants who are keen in personality and marital issues, as a seminar director for Prepare/Enrich Accreditation, a psychometric instrument for couples and T-JTA trainer for couple’s personality profiling. In couples counselling, he utilized Gottman approach in the intervention and completed Gottman Level 3 training. As for specific team dynamics, conflicts management, career counselling, he uses MBTI & DISC as tools to guide teams into resolution. He also conducts mental wellness talks in various organisations ie, corporate, education, and religious settings and is an associate consultant with Workplace OptionsHMI Institute of Health Sciences and Optum.

Beside the clinical aspects, he was involved as one of the pioneers in the setup of the Hope counseling services under Hope Centre (Singapore) and currently oversees the counselling in Hope Church Singapore. In addition, he is also the founding member/committee member for the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS) and the ex-board member of Family Life First(FLF). He is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), International Member of Australia Counselling Association (ACA) & APACS-L4S. He is also a registered supervisor with ACA & APACS.
He is able to conduct therapy in English, Mandarin as well as Cantonese.

BSc (Psych), MSc (Coun. Psych), MACA, MSPS, MAPACS (L4S), Certified MBTI/DISC facilitator, NLP Practitioner, Prepare/Enrich Seminar Director, T-JTA Trainer, PwC Facilitator, CTRTC, SFBT, EMDR, Schema (L2), Gottman (L3) & Registered Supervisor (ACA & APACS)