Assistant Psychologist and Trainer
B.A. (Psychology and Mathematics), M.Ed.
Jean Foo graduated from The National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Mathematics. She later went on to pursue her Master in Education at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT, Australia). Upon returning to Singapore in 2003, Jean taught children Maths and Science before deciding to work with children of various abilities. She joined an international ABA service provider in 2005 where she received her training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) which she now practices blending it with respectful practices that places the child's needs first. Since then, she has been working with individuals with developmental and learning disabilities. Besides individual therapy and shadow support (at school), Jean facilitates social skills groups, school preparatory programmes, and job coaching. Through the years, she has acquired different skills and teaching methods (e.g., Social Thinking) in working with children and youth. She also conducts training programmes for children, youth, parents, and schools on various topics.
Support specialist and Trainee Counsellor
B.Sc. (Social Science), B.Sc. (Hons.; Psychological Science), M.A. (In progress; Psychology Counselling)
With her psychology and counselling background, Chelsea specialises in assessing and supporting the various needs of children and their families. She has experience in working with both neurotypical and neuro-diverse populations and supports individuals from as young as preschoolers to teenagers. Chelsea practices using multiple therapeutic approaches such as applying techniques from behavioural approaches tied in with Structured Teaching (TEACCH). She also draws on programmes such as the Growth Mindset and Social Thinking approaches to enhance her sessions. In line with the beliefs of The Practice she collaborates closely with the caregivers and schools to ensure holistic and practical support.
Currently, Chelsea supports both individuals, groups (e.g., social skills groups), school shadow support, and parent training.
After attaining his Bachelor of Psychology from James Cook University, Austin began working with the neurodivergent population and offering support through teaching social skills and behavioural support. Having the opportunity to work with individuals from kindergarten kids to young adults, Austin uses an array of concepts from established concepts like Zones of Regulation and TEACCH Structured Teaching to adapt and suit the needs of the individual. With a passion to help others in need, being a support therapist allows him to take one step further in achieving that goal.
B.A. (Psychology and Sociology)
Cheryl Tseng holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from The University of Melbourne. Upon graduating, she worked as an autism specialist from 2004 – 2010. During her time there, she was trained in ABA, conducted individual therapy, provided shadow services, ran social groups, and served as the lead teacher at their in-house kindergarten and primary school. Upon leaving, Cheryl held the role of Senior Therapist.
From 2011- present, Cheryl has continued working in the field with children on the autism spectrum and other developmental challenges. She continues to provide intensive ABA therapy, specializing in early intervention and aggressive behaviour as well as provide emotional and behavioural support for children with other challenges. From 2015 – present, Cheryl has also taken on more academic teaching, giving assistance to differently abled students who struggle to cope in the subjects of Maths, English and Science.
B.A. (Psychology), P.G.Dip. (Psychology)
Huimin holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from Swinburne University and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from The University of Melbourne. She has been working with children and youth with special needs since 2002. She was with an Autism specialised school for 6 years, focusing on educational placements, social skills, and behavioural management. During her time there, she also conducted parent and teacher training as well as provided school support.
From 2008-present, Huimin has been conducting home-based therapy and academic-bridging classes for special needs students (i.e. ADHD, ADD and Dyslexia) in mainstream schools.
Germaine holds a Bachelor of Psychology from The University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences (Psychology & Math) from The National University of Singapore.
Upon her graduation in 2004, she first worked with children and youth recovering from trauma-related issues. This involved conducting assessments, making treatment recommendations, and providing individual and group therapy. Her clients also included parents, significant family members, and school staff in relation to the child.
Trained in Triple P - Stepping Stones (Positive Parenting Programme), she went on to work with children and youth with special needs in an Autism-specialized school, with a focus on social skills training and behavioural management. This also involved parent and teacher training, as well as school support.
Support Specialist and Educational Therapist
Master of Arts in Inclusive Education (UK), focusing on Social Emotional Behaviour
Difficulties (SEBD) in Early Childhood
International Diploma in Montessori Education (UK)
Certificate in Autism (Early Intervention)
Trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR with Brahm Centre Singapore)
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
(MBCT with Oxford Mindfulness Centre UK) – Ongoing training
Mindfulness curriculum certified teacher
(Certified to teach Dots – Mindfulness in School Project UK)
Cheryl has more than 18 years of working experiences with children, from 6 months old to 6years old. She has worked overseas across 6 countries spanning over 11 years, in Montessori Education and curriculum planning, before returning to Singapore in 2014. Since her return to Singapore, she has also been using the Orton-Gillingham approach in supporting children’s literacy development.
In addition to her educational and social emotional support work with children, Cheryl has also been practicing Mindfulness personally and professionally. Her personal interests include travelling, yoga, nature, photography, hiking, being a plant parent, and all things relating to living mindfully.