Dr Thomas Lee

Dr Thomas Lee is the medical director and consultant psychiatrist with Resilienz Clinic.


An experienced addiction specialist in addictive disorders including alcohol, drug, gambling and sex addictions, Dr Lee uses a combination of medications and therapy in a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to the needs of each individual to achieve the best treatment outcome.


Besides addiction psychiatry, he has extensive clinical experience in treating various psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia, and psychosis. He is also experienced in providing the expert psychiatric opinion for forensic and medico-legal cases.


Dr Lee received his basic medical degree and Master of Medicine in Psychiatry from the National University of Singapore. He also holds a Master of Forensic Mental Health from University of New South Wales. Dr Lee is a certified substance abuse and gambling addiction counselor, and a certified clinical supervisor in addiction counselling.


He was a former head of the Addiction Medicine Department at the Institute of Mental Health. Dr Lee previously served as a visiting consultant at Changi General Hospital. He was also an executive committee member of the Association of Professionals Specialising in Addiction Counselling .


In 2007, he was awarded a Health Manpower Development Plan scholarship by the Ministry of Health for training in gambling addiction treatment at the University of California, Los Angeles. He helped to develop the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Prescribing of Benzodiazepines in 2008. In 2011, he led the development of the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of Gambling Disorders.


Over the years, he has taught medical undergraduates, psychiatry residents, and primary care doctors. He has also given talks and training to the public and healthcare professionals on topics like addictions, sleep disorders, depression, anxiety and crisis management.


Dr Thomas Lee believes that every person has the capacity and the resilience to bounce back from psychological adversities. He and the team at Resilienz endeavour to help people enhance their resiliency to Rebound, Recover and Rebuild through treatment, learning and training.

Dr Suellen Lee

Dr Suellen Lee is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with Resilienz Clinic. She obtained her Masters in Counselling Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2006 and PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2012 from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University-San Francisco.


Her approach as a therapist can be described as humanistic, client-centered, psychodynamic, relational and attachment-focused. When appropriate, she utilizes techniques from DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy), sandtray and art therapy.


Besides the above techniques, Dr Suellen have also completed her training in Attachment-Focused EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), an evidence-based treatment for trauma and other disorders such as depression and anxiety. Attachment-Focused EMDR is an enhanced EMDR technique developed by Dr. Laurel Parnell (, and which is approved by EMDRIA (EMDR International Association).


She specializes in PTSD, complex traumatic stress disorders, developmental trauma, grief/loss and works well with general anxiety, depression, women’s issues such as life changes. She has experiences with the following issues: adoption, cross-cultural identity, adjustment issues related to Third-Culture, expatriate, and immigrant experiences, non-heteronormative lifestyles, ADHD and learning disabilities (both children and adult).


Dr Suellen considers herself a bridge builder, family connector, restorer of hope, empowerer of parents, and adoption ally. She is fluent in English and conversant in basic Mandarin.

Dr Yen P Wong

Dr Yen P Wong is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with Resilienz Clinic. She is a HCPC-registered clinical psychologist who has more than 10 years of experience working on cases of varying complexities in the United Kingdom and in Singapore.


Yen is well-versed with clients presenting with mood difficulties (depression and anxiety), personality disorders, dermatological conditions (e.g., eczema and trichotillomania), sleep issues, grief, as well as, coping with chronic and terminal illnesses.


Having had years of experience in the paediatric setting, Yen also provides therapy for children presenting with neurodevelopmental difficulties (e.g., ADHD, autism), as well as emotional and behavioural difficulties. She also regularly carries out psychological assessments for children and provides positive parenting trainings for parents. Her caseload is often international in nature, and she has seen patients from diverse backgrounds in both institutional and community settings.


Yen’s services are well-regarded and she has received specific recognition by the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She has spoken on mental health issues alongside respected doctors and medical practitioners at external seminars.


Yen was awarded a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology by the University College London in 2015, prior to which, she graduated with a Honours degree from the National University of Singapore and was placed on the Dean’s List in 2008.  She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Mr Chris Wong

Mr Chris Wong is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with Resilienz Clinic. He received his Master of Psychology (Clinical) from National University of Singapore (NUS).


Chris had worked many years in community organizations with persons with special needs in a range of settings including a special education school, a community integration service, a day activity centre etc. He had worked with children, youths, and adults with a range of special needs including neurodevelopmental conditions (e.g. intellectual disability, autism, ADHD), physical disabilities, and acquired disabilities (e.g. due to stroke, spinal cord injuries etc).


Chris subsequently worked in a tertiary psychiatric care setting, working with adults with and without co-morbid neurodevelopmental conditions who presented with a range of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, OCD, psychosis etc. During his time in healthcare, he provided outpatient and inpatient therapy as well as assessment services alongside a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurses, medical social workers, occupational therapists, and case managers. He was also involved in providing consultation and training to other professionals and occasional talks to external agencies.


Adopting a person-centered approach, Chris believes that the therapeutic relationship and alliance is an important foundation to build with every client. Creating a safe and trusting environment, Chris works with clients drawing upon the principles and theories of cognitive-behavioral therapy, emotionally-focused therapy, and schema therapy.


Chris sees himself as a ‘fellow traveler’ along with clients on the journey of life, and endeavors to work alongside clients to make things better, a little at a time. He believes in the importance of positive mental health and that efforts towards mental wellness need to go beyond just treating mental health problems.


Chris is fluent conducting sessions in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. He is comfortable working with clients of diverse backgrounds.

Ms Elizabeth Ho

Ms Elizabeth Ho has more than 15 years of experience in the field of trauma, critical incident stress, crisis and disaster management. Previously, she has worked extensively with trauma patients in Changi General Hospital, providing psychotrauma interventions and counseling. Elizabeth is also a certified traumatologist (Green Cross Academy of Traumatology, USA), with field as well as clinical experience gleaned from over a decade’s service in the Singapore Civil Defence Force where she served as a fire-fighting and rescue officer. Her deployment to local and overseas crises and disasters such as the SQ006 crash (2000) and Nicoll Highway cave-in (2004) incidents, and the Asian tsunami in 2005 to provide psychological, humanitarian, and search and rescue assistance, richly enhanced her field experience. Prior to this, Elizabeth worked with cancer-stricken children in a non-profit organisation, providing play therapy and counseling to affected individuals and their families.


Elizabeth has served in the National CARE (Caring Action in Response to Emergency) Management Committee as a board member, as well as a CARE officer and trainer. She has also provided training for both internal and external organisations in the areas of crisis management, psychology, and counseling.


In addition, Elizabeth has conducted research in the areas of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans Affairs hospital (Texas, USA), crisis leadership, as well as psychotrauma interventions for trauma patients.


Elizabeth holds a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology from the National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University), with specialist training as a counselling psychologist. She completed her Bachelor of Arts with double majors in the fields of Psychology and Economics from Baylor University, USA. She is trained in Critical Incident Stress Management (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation) and is a certified trainer of Critical Incident Stress Management. Elizabeth holds certifications in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) from the EMDR Institute, Inc., and ORA Personality Profiler. She has training in the use of psychological assessments and tools such as the 16 PF, BDI-II, MMPI, WISC-IV, PTSD checklist, HADS, etc.


Currently, she is an advisor in the Clinical Advisory Group for Focus on the Family Singapore. She also contributes on an ad hoc basis to interviews and publications on mental health issues, and holds certification in Mental Health in Christian Ministry.


She believes in living life to the fullest, that everyone has a capacity for change and building resiliency, and that Love and Hope are the strongest foundation and change agents. She has a deep love for all living creatures, devotes her time to laughing with her four children, 2 dogs and 3 Holland rabbits. Although she strives to make time for human connection and people, Elizabeth also believes in solitude time for doing soul-enriching things such as reading, needlework, crafting, and sports. She is contentedly carving out time to give back to the community and making a difference by volunteering her experience, skills and, herself to various organisations and people.

Ms Judette Teo

Ms Judette Teo is a Senior Psychologist with Resilienz Clinic. She obtained her Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Counselling Psychology) from Nanyang Technological University and completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honors) at James Cook University, Singapore.


Having been in the field of mental health since 2012, Judette’s clinical experience spans a variety of settings including VWO (non-profit organization serving the community at large), public service, and primary health care setting. She provided psychotherapy to a diverse clientele (i.e., children, youths, adults and the elderly) with various psychological difficulties. Judette is accustomed to working with a range of presentations comprising of mood-related difficulties (i.e., Anxiety and Depression), trauma & PTSD, self-harm/suicidal behaviours, stress and adjustment, schizophrenia and psychosis, relationship difficulties, and difficulties with grief and loss.


Judette began her career as a Rehabilitation Counsellor working with adolescents and adults with various psychological difficulties (e.g., Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia and other clinical profiles) in a community psychiatric rehabilitation setting. Notably, her passion for trauma work led to her pursuit of working with children, teenagers and families with a history of childhood trauma. Previously a psychologist at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, she provided psychological assessments and treatment intervention (i.e., Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [TF-CBT]) to children and families who have experienced complex trauma (e.g., physical and sexual abuse). She had provided clinical consultations to staff and various partners and worked collaboratively with external agencies to facilitate therapeutic work with clients. In addition, she served as a Caring Actions in Response to Emergencies (CARE) officer under the National CARE Management System and Human Emergency Assistance and Response Teams.


Subsequently, Judette worked extensively in institutional settings (i.e., primary health care and the National University of Singapore [NUS]/Health and Well-being) where she administered mental health assessments and provided outpatient therapy to patients, as well as psychological support to the local and international students of the NUS community. She had conducted mental wellness training(s) for staff and students of the NUS community, took on an internal consulting role as part of her clinical work and provided crisis management of critical incidents.


Judette adopts a humanistic and client-centered approach to working with her clients. Her clinical style is grounded in psychodynamic, attachment, and schema theories while also utilizing techniques from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and mindfulness-based approaches where necessary. She is trained in Attachment Focused- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (Parnell Institute) and ISST Approved Schema Therapy. Judette is a registered psychologist and member of the Singapore Psychological Society and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH). In addition, she was trained in Basic and Advanced National Community Crisis Response Team by NOVA (National Organisation for Victim Assistance).


Judette aims to provide a non-judgmental, empathic, nurturing, collaborative, and safe space where one is encouraged to express, explore, challenge, and acquire new perspectives and skills to embrace the ‘beautiful mess’ of life and live meaningfully. She is fluent in English, speaks Mandarin and is welcoming towards working with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Ms Thivya Lakshmi

Ms Thivya is a Clinical Psychologist with Resilienz Clinic. She completed her Master in Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London.


Thivya has experience working at both social service organisation (SSO) as well as in the private practice sector. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults. She was previously a research assistant in projects by the National Institute of Education (NIE) and Centre for Research and Development in Learning (CRADLE) at Nanyang Technological University. She administered the BRIGANCE IED III Protocol for children at childcares, for the FACES-EIPIC Impact Study. In addition, Thivya played a role in researching for assessment tools, assisting to develop the Singapore Reading MAZE test (SRMT) and conducting and scoring assessment tools at mainstream schools for the Translating Education Neuroscience in Singapore Schools NRF project. She has also conducted training for teachers and for other part time Research Assistants involved in the study.


Thivya has had training in administering psychometric assessments for school readiness evaluations, mental capacity evaluations for assisted deputyship programme (ADAP), for learning difficulties and screening for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She is also trained in conducting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluations and assessing attachment related concerns.


Thivya’s therapeutic interventions are guided by a range of therapeutic principles to work across the various age groups. She has had training in conducting The Incredible Years – Child Group Leader for social skills and problem-solving curriculum. She uses principles from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy for children and adolescents, Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART), Trauma focused CBT (TF-CBT), Attachment Regulation Competency (ARC) Framework, and Bringing Up Great Kids Parenting Programme. Thivya is also trained in conducting parenting coordination therapy (PCT) sessions for parties undergoing divorce or separation.


Thivya believes in approaching any intervention or assessment in a holistic manner and advocating for the need to triangulate clinical information to better understand a client’s situation and needs. More recently, she is focused on understanding how adverse childhood experiences and attachment issues lead to psychological challenges. The attachment and trauma lens of her clinical practice allows her to understand her clients from a holistic perspective that allows for growth from within.

Ms Pearl Koh

Ms Pearl Koh is an Associate Psychologist at Resilienz Clinic. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Psychology (Forensic) at Singapore University of Social Sciences and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University at Buffalo, New York. Being in the social service and healthcare sector for close to 10 years, Pearl has worked closely with students, families, and elderly. She is experienced in working with clients who are facing life challenges and rehabilitation from chronic conditions.


She had conducted support groups for parents which included mindfulness concepts and psychoeducation group classes for elderly with chronic conditions. She was also a volunteer coordinator for a youth mentoring programme. As a para-counsellor, Pearl has worked closely with youths and parents on their recovery journey.


Pearl uses a variety of approach in her counselling practice, such as the as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She believes that everyone has different skills and internal strengths that they can tap on, and she is motivated to explore that with her clients.


Her counselling session focuses on establishing a good rapport and a safe space for the client to feel supported. Pearl is fluent in English and Mandarin. Her sessions can be conducted in these languages.

Ms Khor Hui Yin

Ms Khor Hui Yin is a Counsellor at Resilienz Clinic. She received her Masters in Arts (Counselling and Guidance) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). She is a registered counsellor with Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC).


Hui Yin started her career in mental health setting as a caseworker in 2014. She led and maintained peer recovery program for adults (aged 21 and above) living with mental health conditions in rehabilitation centre. Hui Yin was trained to view mental health conditions from recovery-oriented perspectives and had witnessed the impact of strength-based approach in improving a person’s life. She also actively gave psych-education for mental health recovery and relapse prevention to the public; and facilitated support group for both her clients and family members.


Hui Yin’s passion in the helping line motivated her to pursue a career as a counsellor. Her counselling work in the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) allowed her to work closely with population with addiction issues (alcohol, drugs, gambling, cyber etc). Besides working with youth, she engaged with the family members (especially parents) in coping with the presenting issues to help improve parent-child relationship.


In addition, Hui Yin was also exposed to conduct group work for university students and cancer survivor on self-discovery and self-compassion during her counselling training. And she loves to observe the group dynamics in different group settings.


The counselling approaches Hui Yin used is humanistic approach; drawn upon techniques from Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness. She sees value in every human experience and validates every process in life.


Hui Yin is fluent in Mandarin, English and Malay. Her sessions can be conducted in any of these languages.