DR NAH YONG HWEE
Educational and Developmental Psychologist
B.SocSci. (Hons.; Psychology), M.A. (Applied Psychology), PhD (Psychology)
Dr Nah is a Registered Psychologist of Singapore Registered Psychologists (SRP) and Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA). He has more than 15 years of working experience as a psychologist, and has assessed/worked with more than 1000 individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ranging from 10 months to 60 years old both here in Singapore and in Australia (Adelaide). He specializes in identification of ASD and is also an active researcher. Both his research and clinical interests are in the early detection of ASD in young children as well as ASD across the lifespan. He also conducts psychoeducational assessments for suspected learning difficulties (e.g., dyslexia) and provides consultations on behavioural support for individuals and families.
B.A. (Hons.; Psychology), M.Ed. (Special Education)
Ms Adeline Chin is a Registered Psychologist of Singapore Registered Psychologists (SRP), International Affiliate Member of Australian Psychological Society (APS), and Full Member of IAAP, International Association of Applied Psychology (US). She specializes in assessing and supporting (intervention) children and adolescents with additional needs.
She is Orton Gillingham trained and a Certified Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme) facilitator. She has more than 20 years of working experience (since 1995) as a psychologist in various settings, such as schools, Boys’/Girls’/Children’s Home, hospital (KKH), Voluntary Welfare Organization and private settings. She has been providing positive parenting training, Standard (Individual/group) or Standard Pathways (Individual/group) for Clinical Forensic and Psychology Branch (CFPB), Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) since 2006.
She was a supervisor of the Master students (Applied Psychology) of National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and provided supervision for the Junior psychologists of CFPB, MSF and other psychologists in the Voluntary Welfare Organization. She was also involved in a joined Research Project (as a psychologist volunteer) - HASI Test Study, by The Law Society of Singapore, Ministry of Social and Family Development and Singapore Psychological Society in year 2012.
DR TANISHA VANEN
Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Dr. Tanisha is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Maryland (USA), and a Registered Psychologist (Singapore). She graduated with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the U.S., and returned to Singapore in 2017.
Dr. Tanisha completed both her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This comprised of rotations within the Pediatric Developmental Disabilities and Pediatric Feeding Disorders clinics. Prior to this, she worked in an outpatient hospital and community mental health center in Chicago, offering diagnostic assessments, therapy, social skills and parent training groups for a range of neurodevelopmental disabilities and mental health challenges.
When working with individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families., Dr. Tanisha places added emphasis on coaching parents and caregivers through consultation, and values open communication with all members of a child’s team. She is further committed to supporting siblings of individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities through sibling workshops.
B. SocSci. (Hons.; Psychology), M Psych (Clinical)
Ms Lin is a Registered Psychologist with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP). She obtained her Master of Psychology (Clinical) from the National University of Singapore in 2012, and further completed a Professional Programme in Trauma-Informed Interventions from UC Berkeley Extension, USA in 2019. She provides psychological assessment and intervention to children, adults and families who experience behavioural, emotional, learning as well as social communication challenges.
Prior to private practice, Ms Lin was a Clinical Psychologist at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, working with children and families within the Child Protection Service. She also worked at the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN), performing assessments and interventions for children and adults with mild intellectual disability, autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Ms Lin uses a variety of evidence-based therapies in-session, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. She believes in working closely with her clients to attain their therapy goals, and proactively engages their support network to achieve the best outcome.