Ms. Chng Jia Hui

Educational Qualifications:

  • Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) (Educational Psychology), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours), National University of Singapore

Professional Development and Certification:

  • Cornell University Centre for Autism and the Developing Brain: ADOS-2 Introductory/Clinical Training
  • Macquarie University: Cool Kids Anxiety Program
  • Dynamic Assessment of Learning Potential (by Prof David Tzuriel)
  • The Theraplay Institute: Level One Theraplay and Marschak Interaction Model Group Theraplay
  • The Medical University of South Carolina: Trauma Focused CBT
  • The Sacramento Center for Psychotherapy: Introductory Course in Group Therapy
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Certification)
  • Office of the Chief Psychologist (MSF): Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder Training Workshop
  • The SEL Network: Introduction to Narrative Therapy
  • Ministry of Social and Family Development: Mental Capacity Assessment for Persons with Special Needs (Certificate Number: 1708025)

Research and Publication:

  • NCSS VWOs Charities Capability Fund (VCF) Innovation & Productivity Grant (Research). Project Title: Being a SuperSib – Exploring the lived experiences of being a SuperSib within Singapore (On-going)
  • Presented in the Asian Conference on Psychology & the Behavioural Sciences (ACP 2020): Virtual presentation on Being a SuperSib– Exploring the lived experiences of being a SuperSib within Singapore
  • Chakrabarti, P., Chua, A. X.Y, Wong, J.Y., & Chng, J.H. (2017). Attachment based pilot group psychotherapy on promoting awareness and coping skills for parents of children with autism. Journal of Clinical Review & Case Reports, 1: 1 – 6

Clientele:

  • Children (0-12 years)
  • Adolescents
  • Young Adults (18-21 years)

Ms. Chng Jia Hui

Educational Psychologist

Ms. Chng Jia Hui

Jia Hui’s passion is working with individuals with diverse learning needs. She has vast experience as a psychologist at both social service organization and mainstream school settings, where she predominantly worked with families and their children (aged 3 to 18 years old) of varying developmental needs.

She is trained in standardized psycho-educational testing for school readiness assessments, diagnostic assessments such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and specific learning disorders such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia. She is also adept in dynamic assessments to assess children’s learning potentials and conducting mental capacity assessment under the Assisted Deputyship Application Program.

Jia Hui’s clinical interests lie in narrative therapy and children with social-emotional concerns. She advocates that all clients, regardless of their abilities, have the potential to excel and live dignified lives. She is an accredited Cool Kids Anxiety Program facilitator, is trained in Narrative Therapy, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST), Marschak Interaction Model Group Theraplay, Level One Theraplay, and Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Jia Hui works with clients on the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Depression and Self-Harm
  • Mood related issues
  • Trauma and ACEs (adversive childhood experiences)
  • Attachment and parenting skills
  • Stress management and wellbeing

In addition, she is experienced in training teachers, parents and had been providing supervision for interventionists on administering the Brigance screening tool for preschool children under the Developmental Support Plus (DS-Plus) program.

Her recent interest focuses on attachment-based therapeutic work and conducting process groups. She presented a study on the lived experiences of neuro-typical siblings living with a sibling with special needs at the Asian Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences (ACP 2020). In addition, she launched a collective narrative e-book on the mental well-being of children for a social service organization.

Jia Hui counts herself privileged to be part of her clients’ transformative journey and share in their joy as they enhance their quality of life.

Psychologists

Dr. Sanveen Kang

Director & Principal Clinical Psychologist

Mr. Parandaman T.

Principal Pediatric Forensic Psychologist & Trauma Program Lead

Ms. Samantha Ng

Principal Counselling Psychologist & Team Lead

Ms. Eunice Seah

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Ms. Thivya Lakshmi

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Mr. Benjamin Low

Clinical Psychologist

Ms. Chng Jia Hui

Educational Psychologist

Psychotherapists/Counsellors

Ms. Shar (Sharmishtha) Gupta

Senior Psychotherapist

Ms. Rachel Emmer

Principal Counselor

Art Psychotherapists

Ms. Chloé Dunn-Lee

Principal Art Psychotherapist

Ms. Eve Teo

Principal Psychotherapist & Art Psychotherapist

Mr. Joshua Tan

Psychotherapist & Art Psychotherapist

Speech & Language Therapists

Mr. Blakesley Orr

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Occupational Therapists

Ms. Vera Chan

Principal Occupational Therapist

Ms. Abelle Wee

Senior Occupational Therapist

Ms. Mabel Sim

Senior Occupational Therapist

Educational Therapists

Ms. Mathana Balan

Senior Educational Therapist

Dr. Zainab Shaukat

Educational Therapist