CHERYL KO

Behavioural therapist at Mind Culture. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

She works closely with autistic children of different ages, providing home-based ABA therapy and school shadowing. In addition, she has worked with the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education, collecting research data in their various studies involving primary school children. Upon graduation, she had also assisted in a pilot study done by NUS for a year which involved incorporating non-medicinal methods into pain management of patients suffering from chronic pain, taking part in hypnotherapy which was one of the non-medicinal methods used in the study. In December 2012, Cheryl was given the opportunity to take part in the Psychology Observation Program organized by the Institute of Mental Health, observing clinical psychologists at work with patients and attending multi-disciplinary meetings and psychology presentations.