OUR VISION

To create a more resilient world

OUR MISSION

We strive to extend people’s capacity to develop psychological immunity by building a resilient culture.

Are you battling depression? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Dementia? Or simply just feeling down? No matter what you are going through, you deserve to be happy.

 

Allow our team of clinicians to help you at a pace that suits you, by improving your mental strength and building your resilience. We believe that with the right direction, anyone can shape a new life. Let us build a meaningful relationship with you.

“… with the right direction, anyone can shape a new life.”

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION

We inoculate people with the necessary knowledge and skills, enhancing their capacity to cultivate strengths so that they can positively cope with, respond and adapt to life’s adversities and challenges.

OUR CORE VALUES
  • Impact Lives (making a difference, small steps leading to big chances)
  • Build Value (creating worth and value for our customers)
  • Pursue Innovations (adopting a spirit of creativity and imagination, and developing competencies)
  • Embrace Fun (living and breathing fun)
  • Be Authentic (practising relational transparency and continuous self-awareness)

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ABOUT US

Our trusted clinicians are refreshingly open-minded. It’s like talking to a friend. Check out our team of professionals!

Dr Thomas Lee

Dr Thomas Lee

Consultant Psychiatrist, Medical Director



MBBS (Singapore)

MMed (Psychiatry)

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BACKGROUND 
I am a medical doctor by training. During my early years as a doctor, I worked in different hospitals and treated patients with various medical and surgical conditions. I even delivered more than 30 babies during my OB-GYN posting at the National University Hospital (NUH). However, with a deep interest in the human mind, I eventually decided to pursue further training in psychiatry so as to help people suffering from psychological illnesses. I also received training in the field of addiction medicine.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?
It all started with a novel called Doctors, written by Erich Segal. I became intrigued by Barney Livingston who was a psychiatrist and the main character in the story. It tells the story of the challenges and joy of helping people with psychological adversities.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Imagine a tree. Mental health is like its roots, unseen but no less important than the other parts of the tree. Without its roots, the tree perishes. The root system going deep down into the ground also represents the complex neural network and intricate nervous system in our brain.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

People are less afraid to talk about mental health issues or to seek help for psychological problems. But more can be done. More awareness is still needed. If you seek treatment without a second thought when you are having the flu or stomach upset, you should equally be ready to seek treatment when you are emotionally distressed.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

When I set up RESILIENZ, I had the vision of helping people build their psychological immunity to defend against life’s adversities so that they can be resilient and hardy. I believe that every individual can bounce back from any adversity. RESILIENZ lends that hand to help you rebound.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Watching movies and cycling at the beach.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela

Dr Tan Sheng Neng

Dr Tan Sheng Neng

Consultant Psychiatrist



MBBS (Australia)

MMed (Psychiatry)

MCI, FAMS

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BACKGROUND 
I received my medical training at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Wanting to be close to my family, I returned to Singapore very early in my career. Initially, I worked in different hospitals and treated patients with various medical and surgical conditions. However, I still felt “a certain part of a puzzle missing.” It was only in 2005 when I chose to work in a psychiatric unit in Changi General Hospital that I rekindled my passion for mental health. Hence, I decided to pursue further training in psychiatry. 

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

My passion for mental health started during my undergraduate medical studies. The various psychiatric postings during my medical training made me realise how much non-physical suffering could affect a person more than a physical ailment. It was also then that I had found so much fulfilment and joy working with clients with mental health conditions.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

Mental health awareness has improved over the last ten years. More people are coming forward to seek help. However, compared to other developed countries, we still lack in many areas. One such area is the timeliness of seeking help. I encourage all to seek help promptly so that the journey to recovery can begin early.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

I subscribe to the vision and values of Resilienz. We should not be satisfied with just recovering from a psychological illness. Preventing future adversities such as relapses by building resilience is the right way to go.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

My hobbies include cycling and table tennis. I also have a keen interest in building and flying remote control drones and helicopters.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

Dr Jessie Chua

Dr Jessie Chua

Senior Clinical Psychologist



Psy.D (Clinical Psychology)

Registered Psychologist (Singapore)

Registered Supervisor (Singapore)

California Psychology License: PSY29350

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BACKGROUND

I trained and worked extensively in the U.S. My clinical experience was derived from working in schools, outpatient clinics, assisted living facilities, and psychiatric hospitals. Given personal experiences, I have an interest in working with the expatriation and re-expatriation process. I am also fascinated with the stigma of mental illness that deters help-seeking behaviours in our society.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

I was travelling on the MRT when I noticed a teenager talking and laughing to a handrail. The conversation between two young nurses shocked me the most because they showed me the existence of the stigma of mental illness. This encounter left such a strong impression on me.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Our mental health consists of our emotional, cognitive, and social functioning. The way we think, feel, and act is impacted by the state of our mental health.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

I believe the advocacy for the mental health field will be an enduring process. I personally see value in educating our next generation about the importance of mental health starting at a young age. These early interventions will increase the likelihood of them internalizing effective coping skills, thus integrating them into their core identity.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

The RESILIENZ family is lively, caring, and intellectually provoking. I am also exposed to colleagues with different specialities. I think the heart of it all is understanding the challenge of finding a psychiatrist who treats from the heart. Therefore, I am fortunate to be working with one here at RESILIENZ.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I enjoy the company of my 3 adorable rabbits. I also love spending outdoors time with my nephew and niece. When I have the opportunity to travel, I love trying cuisines from different cultures, scuba diving, and museum hopping.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” Pema Chödrön, The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times

Dr Suellen Lee

Dr Suellen Lee

Senior Clinical Psychologist



Ph.D (Clinical Psychology)

M.Ed (Counselling Psychology)

California Psychology License: PSY27801

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BACKGROUND

I am a US-trained Clinical Psychologist licensed in the state of California. I have over 10 years of experience working with adult individuals, children and families from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Being a school teacher for children aged 6 – 14 prior to my current profession, it has also given me an added experience in communicating with children.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

I think it started when I was in secondary school when I realized that listening to my friends’ woes never felt “too much” and they felt free to share things with me. My experiences through church as an adolescent also created an aspiration in me to pursue a helping profession. My passion for helping others from then on evolved from missions, to medicine, and teaching before I decided that listening to people and helping them with their sufferings was my path.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health includes the psychological, emotional, social, and physical aspects of one’s overall well-being. In addition, what is “healthy” for one person versus another depends on their social context and background (e.g. culture, class and religion), access to resources, abilities and individual temperament. Given our ever-changing modern world, mental health is about the flexibility to adapt to one’s circumstances – especially when they change! – and cope as adaptively as possible with the stresses of life.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

I know I did not grow up with mental health being a subject at all in the home or community, so I think it’s hopeful and encouraging to see Singapore take mental health more seriously. Reducing the stigma around mental health remains a challenge (as it is in other countries), but as professionals we can do much to provide appropriate psychoeducation in our communities to create more understanding and acceptance in our communities whenever someone presents with mental health needs.

 

4. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

In my spare time I like to read (both fiction and non-fiction), hike, swim, run, and do yoga. When I can, I also dabble in writing short fiction, cooking, trying different cuisines, and gardening.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“It is in playing and only in playing that the individual child or adult is able to be creative and to use the whole personality, and it is only in being creative that the individual discovers the self.” – Donald W. Winnicott

Jeanie Chu

Jeanie Chu

Senior Clinical Psychologist



BA (Merit) Psychology

B.Psych (Honours)

M.Psych (Clinical)

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BACKGROUND

I obtained a joint Master of Clinical Psychology degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of Melbourne. My prior experience includes working for the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and at various hospitals. I am skilled at conducting assessments and psychotherapy for children, adults and the elderly who may have a variety of medical and psychological conditions.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

It began when I first took psychology in university. My passion continues to grow as I drew strength from my previous work in MSF and holding onto the belief that we, as a helping profession, can guide individuals with mental illness through their recovery journey.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is the psychological (including emotional and social) well-being of an individual. It has a direct influence on the general functioning of the individual and others around him/her.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

In my opinion, people are still reserved towards seeking medical and psychological assistance for mental health issues. While there may be recognised efforts among various agencies that are working towards raising awareness and reducing stigmatisation, it will be an ongoing process of improvement and change.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

I enjoy working at RESILIENZ because I am exposed to a variety of patient referrals, different work opportunities (e.g. conducting talks and workshops, organising events/activities, having media exposure), high ethical standards, and the friendly and nurturing work environment.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Social activities with friends, yoga, and reading.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Nothing is directed at you; everything comes from within you.”

Anonymous

Soon Jiaying

Soon Jiaying

Clinical Psychologist



M.Psych (Clinical)

BA (Hons) Psych

Registered Psychologist (Singapore)

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BACKGROUND

I obtained my Master of Psychology (Clinical) from James Cook University Singapore. My clinical experience includes working with youths, adults and the elderly in the primary healthcare services. I am skilled in providing psychotherapy for clients with a wide range of stress-related problems that affect both their mental and physical health.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

As a student with no aspirations in life, I chose to study Psychology simply because I thought that it would be ‘cool’ to learn about the human mind. After my first work experience at a school for children with special needs, I realized that life challenges can take a huge toll on one’s wellbeing. This inspired me to further my studies in Clinical Psychology, so as to join the helping profession to support and empower others.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is about how we think, feel and act as we live with our lives and relate to others. It does not indicate the presence of an illness or a problem. We want to focus on mental wellness – being cognitively, emotionally and socially healthy.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

There is increased openness in talking about mental health issues, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the underlying fear of being stigmatized for seeking help still remains. A shift in mindset is important – the goal of taking care of your mental health is to improve your quality of life and your relationship with your loved ones.

 

4. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I enjoy spending quality time with my family and engaging in activities that my three young children love. I also set aside time for self-care through active engagement in physical activities.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon.

Elizabeth Ho

Elizabeth Ho

Principal Psychologist, Certified Traumatologist



MA (Applied Psychology)

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BACKGROUND

I worked extensively with trauma patients in Changi General Hospital (CGH) and provided psychotrauma interventions and counselling. I was also deployed to local and overseas crises to provide psychological, humanitarian, and search and rescue assistance (e.g., the SQ006 crash in 2000, the collapse of the Nicoll Highway in 2004, and the Asian tsunami in 2005). I served on the National CARE (Caring Action in Response to Emergency) Management Committee as a board member, on top of being a CARE officer and trainer.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

At 11, I was given a book “Introduction to Psychology”. I became intrigued with human behaviours, the mind, and what makes people tick. I was also fascinated with human psychopathology. I decided at that juncture that I would study human behaviours and the mental processes.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health equates to the psychological well-being of a person. It is about the person’s ability to function effectively, while realizing his/her own full potential in the society and within one’s community.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

Owing to social media and increased awareness of mental health issues, the social stigma associated with mental illness have diminished over the years. The common misperceptions of mental illness were previously related to personal weakness and/or a lack of hard work to stay positive.
We are more willing to seek help today because of better awareness and education. Family members and friends are more open and supportive towards their loved ones seeking mental health services now compared to years ago.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

I appreciate the great synergy in our team as we work to improve the mental wellness of our community. My colleagues and I are like different parts of a body; each highly skilled in their own areas of expertise, while complementing each other. I love the genuine care and authenticity of the team towards our patients. We also learn and grow together as a team.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Needlework, crafting, and reading! I also enjoy sports, be it cycling, dancing, or swimming. When I have time, I bake. I can make a pretty mean traditional Kueh Lapis!

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot

Andrea Lai

Andrea Lai

Principal Clinical Psychologist



B.Soc.Sc (Honours)

M.Psych (Clinical)

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BACKGROUND

I have worked in general and psychiatric hospitals and in forensic settings, both locally and in Australia over the years. I worked for the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for more than 13 years, conducting psychological assessments and psychotherapy before transitioning into RESILIENZ.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

I became interested in the mental health profession after watching TV dramas related to people with psychological problems seeking psychiatric help from “shrinks”. I was inspired to understand people who needed more than just medical help and how this help can be provided to them. I was certain about pursuing psychology and headed straight onto this path during tertiary education. There was no turning back since.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is the state of a person’s well-being. It is more than the absence of negative states, such as depression and anxiety. Mental health also encompasses the positive states, such as a healthy self-esteem and having satisfaction with one’s life.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

I think much have changed since I entered the mental health profession in 2001. Mental health issues are garnering more attention today due to increased awareness through the dissemination of information through our media outlets. The public gains better understanding towards depression, suicide, and anxiety as a result. Despite greater awareness towards mental health issues and reduced social stigma, I believe more can be done to further overcome the social stigma of seeking mental health services.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

RESILIENZ is a centre that truly cares about the well-being of our patients and is compassionate and genuine towards the services we provide. It is also a fun and fulfilling place to work in because of like-minded colleagues sharing the same passion of serving others in need.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Being a mother to four children in addition to my clinical work can be hectic at times, yet fulfilling and meaningful! I share my children’s hobbies. When they go on their bikes, scooters, or skates, I do the same and have fun bonding with them!

I also appreciate the quiet moments where I can recharge and rejuvenate. Reading is also something I love to do. I enjoy spending time with friends and immersing myself in our deep conversations about our lives, visions, and faith.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” Helen Keller

Carol Goh

Carol Goh

Psychotherapist



MSocSc. (Counselling)

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BACKGROUND

I have more than 10 years of corporate experience in Marketing research before embarking on my counselling career. Being a counsellor in a polytechnic and an art school expanded my knowledge in working with youths because I started to understand their social pressures. Working in private practice allowed me to work with a different clinical population consisting mainly of adults with personal or marital issues.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

It started with volunteering my time at church where I counselled adults with some deep-seated issues. I became really inspired to do more after witnessing the people I helped get better gradually.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is the mental state that allows one to function effectively in daily living, with a general sense of contentment. The individual is able to be fairly objective and is accepting of differing opinions without extreme reactions.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

It seems to worsen with our stressful lifestyle as we try to keep up with societal demands. For example, the increasing global competition forces companies to create a competitive edge over others. This omnipresent threat of losing out adds to our stress levels. I can also see the rising societal and parental expectations adding to the current stress levels of our next generation

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

I appreciate RESILIENZ’s caring and relaxing environment that allows myself and patients to feel at ease. RESILIENZ’s holistic approach to medication and psychotherapy is what I stand for and truly respect.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I love to spend time with my children. I also enjoy reading. I read a wide range of books. My favourite genre is Non-Fiction, with the occasional exception of some fiction books with good recommendations!

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.” M.Scott Peck

Priscilla Tham

Priscilla Tham

Art Psychotherapist



BSc (Psychology)

PG Dip (Psychology)

MA (Art Therapy)

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BACKGROUND

I started as a counsellor and psychologist after earning my Diploma in Counselling and a Post-Graduate Diploma in psychology. However, I was always interested in the combination of Expressive Arts and psychotherapy. This led me to attain my Master in Art Therapy.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

My experience working with children who were inflicted with cancer and their families led to the realization that ‘words are not enough’. Words seem incapable of helping us fully express our deep and complex thoughts and emotions. These unsettling thoughts, coupled with my own creative art experiences, led me to Art therapy.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

I think mental health can be likened to an art canvas. The canvas, an integral material, on which art can be created. Its care and preparation are of utmost importance, and it holds together the efforts and expressions of the artist.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

I think it has made good progression in the last 10years. There are greater awareness and acceptance. I certainly have great hopes that Art therapy will in time, be a greater part of the mental health scene in Singapore.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

I think RESILIENZ is an example of the future mental health scene. It is inclusive, progressive, and open to alternate forms of therapy such as Art therapy.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

If spending time with my children can be considered a hobby, that would be at the top of my list! Other than that, making art of course!

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.” C. G. Jung

Raymond Chong

Raymond Chong

Senior Counsellor



Master in Counselling

BSc (Psychology)

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BACKGROUND 
I started as a counsellor at the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and Institute of Mental Health (IMH). Drawing upon my counselling experience in these organisations, I joined the Family Justice Courts (FJC) as a Senior Court Counsellor and thereafter, transferred to the Singapore Prison Service. Being in the helping profession for more than a decade, I have developed extensive experience in working with at-risk youths, as well as families and individuals with complex issues such as child protection matters, family violence, mental disorders and addictions.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

I aspired to be in the helping profession after watching the movie ‘Patch Adams’ when I was 18 years old. I was then pursuing an Engineering Diploma. This movie spoke to my heart deeply and propelled my decision to be in the helping profession; to work with human beings rather than with machines.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is more than the absence of a mental disorder. It is a state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of thinking, feeling and behaviour at their social context.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

The national effort in promoting mental wellness, improving and coordinating mental health services and research had proven to be monumental in the Singapore mental health landscape. Though there is still so much to be done, the many hands approach and in depth look at the whole ecosystem of mental health resources is the way to go. As the saying goes, ‘It takes a village…’

 

4. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

The folks at Resilienz make me feel very much at home. I appreciate the authentic and approachable qualities that my colleagues portray. I am also very impressed with everyone’s pursuit for clinical excellence in caring for our clients. Resilienz is a serious bunch of people who cares for every client’s mental well-being, learning and growth.

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I do combat sports (Fencing, Muay Thai) and swimming. I also enjoy watching cartoons with my daughter.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.” – Hunter Patch Adams

 

Khor Hui Yin

Khor Hui Yin

Counsellor



Masters in Arts (Counselling and Guidance)

BA Psychology (Hons)

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BACKGROUND 
I obtained my Masters of Arts (Counselling and Guidance) from Nanyang Technology University. I have extensive work experience in mental health rehabilitation setting and it helped me to understand some of the mental health conditions from the client’s worldview. From my interaction with the clients, it has deepened my belief that every individual has their unique strength and capacity to manage their life adversities.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

I obtained my Masters of Arts (Counselling and Guidance) from Nanyang Technology University. I have extensive work experience in mental health rehabilitation setting and it helped me to understand some of the mental health conditions from the client’s worldview. From my interaction with the clients, it has deepened my belief that every individual has their unique strength and capacity to manage their life adversities.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

I think mental health is a connection between self and others; a purpose bigger than self and higher beings. It is a connection in life that promotes respect, growth, joy and love.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

There has been a great effort in raising awareness in mental health. It is especially so during this pandemic. However, I feel that more should be done in prevention rather than intervention. It can start with a society that is compassionate towards one another.

 

4. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music, jogging, cycling, basketball and spending time with my family and close friends!

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Small things make a big difference” – Anonymous

 

Pow Yih Ling

Pow Yih Ling

Counsellor



Master in Counselling

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BACKGROUND 
I graduated from Monash University with a Master of Counselling specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Play Therapy. My professional work started with caring for the developmental and mental health needs of children, teenagers and young adults. I strongly believe in providing excellent mental health care during one’s formative years.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

It all began after I watched a Singaporean drama that featured psychiatrists, art therapists and social workers helping patients. This captured my imaginations and put me on the path towards counselling and therapy.

 

2. How would you define mental health?

There is no health without mental health. Mental health is about a person’s thinking, feeling, behaviour and mood. Mental disorders or mental health conditions can adversely affect our day-to-day living and is not something to be treated lightly.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?

We know that 1 in 8 Singaporeans will develop a mental health condition. It is widespread but not talked about enough. There has been increasing awareness in our community and good work has been done to gradually de-stigmatize some mental health conditions. But we must do more, together.

 

4. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

I love languages and have been taking up classes in foreign languages. I am also a KPOP dance enthusiast and regularly attend dance classes.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

When a person realizes he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten. I think in some real sense he is weeping for joy. It is as though he were saying, ‘Thank God, somebody heard me. Someone knows what it’s like to be me’.
― Carl Rogers

 

Audrey Lim

Audrey Lim

Director, Operations, Clinic Manager



BACKGROUND

Prior to joining RESILIENZ, I worked as an Administrative Assistant at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH)’s Department of Addiction Medicine. That was also where I met Dr. Thomas Lee.

Choosing to join the mental health industry was a unique experience for me. I was accustomed to managing family businesses and was expected to continue in this area. It came as a surprise to my family when I choose a totally different path.

 

1. Where did your passion begin?

A majority of my previous work experiences involved backend work, which severely limiting my exposure to the actual services rendered to IMH’s patients. After having the opportunity to set up RESILIENZ and be intricately involved in its daily operations, I fell in love with my work and there is no turning back!

 

2. How would you define mental health?

Mental health is about expressing one’s emotions from a drawing to a storyboard. When our emotions are well regulated, this drawing tells a clear and beautiful story. When our emotions are out of control, the story becomes blurry and confusing. In such times, we can engage the help of an editor (psychiatrist or therapist) to help us get back on track and to reorganize our storyboard again.

 

3. Why do you enjoy working at RESILIENZ, and what do you think sets the company apart?

We work hard and play hard as a team! All of us are closely bonded, like a big family. It is amazing that even our new colleagues can easily blend into the RESILIENZ family, as if they have been working with us for years!

 

4. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Running and hunting down delicious local delights with friends and family!

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius

Aileen Tan

Aileen Tan

Director, Business Development



BACKGROUND

I have been in Sales and Business Development for over a decade. I travelled extensively, helping the businesses I worked for to expand and grow regionally and internationally. ‘One should always keep an open mind to explore the world of opportunities’, that’s my motto in life!

 

1. Where did your passion begin?
I was exposed to the mental health industry during my pharmaceutical tenure. The experience gave me new perspectives on our psychological wellness and its impact on the inner workings of our minds.

 

2. How would you define mental health?
Mental health is an intangible aspect of someone’s wellbeing. I believe it to be as important as our physical health. Our physical health is the window to our inner psychological state. If we become physically ill, we naturally do not feel well emotionally. As such, it is vital to take care of our inner psychological state so that we can glow with radiance and joy.

 

3. What do you think about the current mental health scene in Singapore?
People are open to talking about mental health issues in general. However, when it affects themselves or their loved ones, they tend to deny reality. It is perfectly normal to not feel like ourselves at some points in our lives, given our high stress environments. We are only human after all.

 

4. Why do you enjoy working for Resilienz, and what sets the company apart in your opinion?
The bond we have forged together and our work chemistry at RESILIENZ sets us apart! Get to know us and you will see why!

 

5. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?
I am a spontaneous individual and I do not have specific hobbies. A game of volleyball, badminton, jogging or family/friends gathering are some of the activities I enjoy. Sometimes, being present in-the-moment and not doing anything can be therapeutic too.

 

FAVOURITE QUOTE

“Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.” Yasmin Mogahed