Dr Geraldine Tan
Director / Principal Registered Psychologist
Doctor of Clinical Psychology,
Master of Arts (Applied Psychology),
BA (Psychology & Sociology)
Geraldine holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (California) and a Masters in Applied Psychology (Singapore). She has more than 2 decades of experience working with individuals with a multitude of psychological problems. Geraldine prides herself in being trained in a number of techniques including, Choice and Reality Therapy (CTRT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her desire to help has her fill her toolbox with exciting therapeutic methods like, Hypnotherapy, Play, Clay, Sand and Colour Therapy. She is also an ACTA accredited Trainer. She uses these techniques to help clients with clinical disorders and behavioural issues. Her clients span from the young ones with learning disabilities like dyslexia to autism and adults with depression, anxiety, personality disorders to marital issues.
Geraldine conducts psychological testing for cognitive functioning, personality and job suitability. On top of having conducted workshops and talks for numerous organizations, Geraldine is sought after by the media and has been featured widely in the media, including magazines, television and the internet to educate the public about the different disorders.
Being the referred to as the “people’s psychologist”, she acknowledges that education is key for more people to access assistance. Hence she fiercely dedicated in grooming the younger psychologists and is a registered supervisor with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) and supervises the students in the Masters programme in the local universities, as well as working with local and overseas undergraduates.
Geraldine is a registered psychologist with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) and she is a member of Crisis Response Network (CRN), working with local and expatriates in times of crisis, conducting Critical Incident Stress Management. She is an active member in other professional bodies, including the William Glasser Institute and EMDR Singapore and is a full member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA).
Senior Registered Psychologist
Master of Arts (Applied Psychology),
Amanda holds a Masters in Applied Psychology and is a registered psychologist with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP). She has experience working with a wide variety of clients. Her areas of interest include positive psychology, child and adolescent psychology, sexuality and LGBT psychology. Amanda works with individuals of all ages on a multitude of psychological problems, which includes grief and loss, depression, and anxiety. Amanda is able to assist in coaching parents on dealing with teens’ behavioral issues. She specializes in individual psychotherapy with children and adolescents, addressing family and peer conflict, self-esteem, academic motivation, stress-related problems, and various mood disorders. Amanda has significant experience with individuals with LGBTQ issues. She runs annual support groups for the transgender community. Amanda uses an eclectic approach in her interventions and is constantly updating herself with new techniques including Choice Theory and Reality Therapy (CTRT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT).
Master of Counselling,
Bachelor of Psychology
Charmaine holds a Master of Counselling and a Bachelor of Psychology. She has experience in both the social service and the private sectors. She has worked with both children and adults, and has provided therapy for depression, anxiety, stress, parent-child relationship, communication skills, relationship and marital challenges, and various other psychological issues. She adopts a client-centred and collaborative approach with clients to achieve their goals.
On top of therapy, she has also conducted psycho-educational talks for schools and organizations; these talks encompass a range of topics from managing stress and anxiety to parenting. She has also been involved in Crisis Management for organizations and manned a 24-hour crisis hotline for partner organizations and several Institutes of Higher Learning to provide individuals with psychological support.
Yeo Ke Xin
Master of Arts Candidate,
BA Psychology (Hons)
Ke Xin is a Psychologist at The Therapy Room. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Nanyang Technological University and is currently a candidate reading her Master of Arts (Applied Psychology). Ke Xin uses an eclectic approach in her sessions with children and adults. She is a registered practitioner of Choice Theory Reality Therapy (CTRT) by the William Glasser Institute and is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Creative Arts and Expressive Therapies (Narrative, Music, Movement, Clay). She is a practising Play Therapist (Individual/Group Therapy) and received her postgraduate diploma training from Play Therapy UK, PTI. In supporting SEN children, she uses psychoeducational interventions such as Behavioural Management. With her therapeutic toolkit, Ke Xin has worked with clients presenting issues of trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships and other psychological conditions.
Ke Xin is part of the team at The Therapy Room conducting social and emotional skills workshops for children and adolescents. She is active in engaging and reaching out to the younger population through camps and workshops to explore stress management skills, leadership and self-motivation strategies. Prior to joining The Therapy Room, Ke Xin has worked with preschool children at the NTU Human Developmental Lab for three years. She conducted group intervention sessions for the improvement of working memory, inhibitory control and mental flexibility. She was also part of the team at Ministry of Education Psychological Services Branch for the School based Dyslexia Remediation Programme, providing assessments for the identification and long-term tracking of students with learning difficulties.
Koh Jin Yi
Master of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate,
BA Psychology (Hons)
Koh Jin Yi is a Psychologist at The Therapy Room. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Nanyang Technological University with a second major in Biological Sciences. Her degree allows her to explore the overlap between behaviours and the Biology of the body. She is also currently a candidate reading her Master of Psychology (Clinical).
Jin Yi works with both children and adults in areas including stress, anxiety, depression and crisis management. She assists in Critical Incident Stress Management for organisations. She also conducts psychological testing for cognitive functioning and school achievement.
She has also worked extensively with special needs children and is experienced in conducting school shadowing. She has assisted the children in behaviour management as well as emotion regulation. Jin Yi has also co-facilitated groups for children, including children with needs.
As part of the team at The Therapy Room, Jin Yi coordinates the professional workshops for organisations and professionals, school talks and outreach. She aims to spread the knowledge of psychology to the public at both professional and school settings.
Tan Kang Ning
Master of Applied Psychology (Clinical) Candidate,
Master of Applied Psychology (Professional),
BSc Psychology (Hons)
Kang Ning holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology from the National University of Singapore. She completed a Master of Applied Psychology (Professional) and is currently a candidate reading the Master of Applied Psychology (Clinical). She has experience working with children, family and adults in both the public and private setting. Kang Ning’s interest in engaging with underprivileged children further propelled her to volunteer with several social services as a mentor and tutor to children and adolescents.
In the clinical setting, Kang Ning has worked with clients to address attachment-related issues, emotional dysregulation, self-esteem, social-communicational difficulties, stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma, amongst others. Kang Ning’s experience extends to conducting school shadowing, home-based therapy, psychological assessments, as well as socio-emotional workshops for children with special needs and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has also assisted in conducting and scoring assessments for NIE’s Singapore Kindergarten Impact Project (SKIP), MOE’s School-based Dyslexia Remediation (SDR) programme, and the Mercy Pregnancy and Emotional Wellbeing Study (MPEWS).
BSc Psychology (Hons)
Charissa holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology from the National University of Singapore. Her love for people has led her to volunteer and work with various religious and secular organizations, both in Singapore and overseas. She has experience conducting workshops on mental well-being as well as character and leadership development, and has also mentored numerous youths through the years.
At The Therapy Room, she works with children, adolescents, and adults who present various mental health challenges like anxiety, depression, and stress. She also works with children with special needs, teaching them social skills, emotion regulation, and behaviour management. In her sessions, she uses an eclectic approach and draws on different therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Narrative Therapy. Besides individual sessions, Charissa also co-facilitates camps and group sessions for children.