Dr. Sanveen Kang

Educational Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Australia
  • Master of Clinical Psychology, Australia
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Psychology), Australia
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), USA

Academic Appointments & Professional Training:

  • Previously Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Previously Lecturer & Clinical Supervisor at the Department of Clinical Psychology at the James Cook University Singapore (JCU)
  • Commissioned by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) to provide ongoing clinical supervision and training to psychologists working in the community
  • Commissioned by Family Justice Courts (FJC) to provide ongoing clinical supervision and training for their psychologists

Professional Registration:

  • Registered with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) & Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Approved as a Supervisor by AHPRA and SRP.
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), APS Clinical College and Singapore Psychological Society (SPS).

Clientele:

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

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Dr. Sanveen Kang

Director & Lead Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Sanveen Kang

Dr. Sanveen Kang is a distinguished and compassionate psychologist, widely recognized for her unwavering commitment to advancing mental health and well-being. As the Founder and Lead Clinical Psychologist of Psych Connect Singapore, Dr. Kang brings a wealth of expertise and a deep passion for transformative mental health care.

She has been a trusted psychological therapy and assessment provider for corporations, educational institutions, government entities, hospitals, social service agencies, and individuals or families seeking involved and empathetic care, for over 18 years of experience. Sanveen has always been committed to developing innovative therapeutic programs and leading mental health professionals and, had led multi-disciplinary and specialist psychology and allied health teams in the private practice sector in Singapore. Prior to starting Psych Connect, she designed and ran three services for children and families with complex mental health and neurodevelopmental difficulties.

Sanveen is trained in the use of a wide range of psychotherapeutic interventions such as but, not limited to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Sand Tray and Symbol Play Therapy, Triple P Parenting, SMART (Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Therapy), Yoga-Based Psychotherapy for Trauma (YBPG) and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT).

Sanveen has an interest in the mind-body connection. She is an avid believer in the role of the autonomic nervous system and, sensory regulation and arousal in psychological intervention. She is of the opinion that physical and emotional health are intimately intertwined. As such, she incorporates the body and somatic regulation into her psychotherapy.

Sanveen has interest and, extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents and their families in addition to adults suffering from:

  • Mood disorders (e.g. depression and anxiety)
  • Managing stress & anger
  • Disordered eating & body image
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Grief & loss
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Traumatic experiences & PTSD
  • Adjustment issues
  • Emotional regulation
  • Self-harm
  • Sleep problems
  • Behavioural problems
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Separation, Divorce and challenges with Co-parenting
  • Tics & Tourette Syndrome
  • Psychodermatologic disorder and,
  • Social difficulties.

Furthermore, she is passionate about supporting clients with:

  • Somatic complaints relating to somatization disorder, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other functional gastrointestinal disorders,
  • Helping women with trauma and pain management associated with Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS),
  • Supporting emotional and relational difficulties arising from pre and post-natal complications and issues and,
  • Using Yoga-Based Psychotherapy in the management of trauma symptoms.

Sanveen has also received specialized training in conducting diagnostic psychological, neuropsychological and educational assessments across the lifespan; from early childhood, as young as 12 months old, to late adulthood. She has expertise in diagnostic assessments for a range of conditions including but not limited to dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, autism, adhd, social communication disorder, personality disorders and dyspraxia. Her experience extends to understanding the developmental nature of these conditions as they progress from child to adulthood, and variance in symptomatology when considering gender difference.

Adopting a non-judgemental, holistic approach in her evaluation and intervention, Sanveen has also been working closely with the international schools in Singapore and the surrounding region, as well as schools under the purview of the Ministry of Education, Singapore. She is a certified user of the Singapore Ability Scales (SAS). Moreover, Sanveen conducts child custody evaluations and contributes to medical legal evaluations.

Having lived and worked across three continents, Sanveen is familiar with difficulties relating to expatriation and is sensitive to cultural adjustment issues. She has offered support to clients from both local and expatriate populations. She is especially well suited to consult on cross-cultural disputes and negotiations.

At the core of Sanveen's philosophy is the belief in the transformative power of therapeutic connections. She believes that mental health is an integral part of overall well-being and strives to create a safe and supportive space at Psych Connect Singapore, where individuals can flourish and thrive.Sanveen is a firm believer that every individual is unique and has strengths which need to be acknowledged and, cultivated in therapeutic intervention. She encourages self-advocation of one's own needs and, believes in moving away from the illness model and considering the role of lifestyle factors in the onset and management of mental health issues as well as promoting wellness. Sanveen strongly believes that each individual has the potential to lead a happy and fulfilling life.This philosophy is reflected in the careful tailoring of therapy to fit each individual need.

Her unwavering dedication to the field of psychology, coupled with her vision for compassionate and personalized care, makes her a trusted leader in the mental health landscape. Her vision for Psych Connect Singapore reflects her commitment to providing holistic and individualized mental health care. She envisions a space where individuals can embark on journeys of self-discovery, resilience, and empowerment, guided by a team of dedicated professionals. Under her guidance, Psych Connect stands as a beacon of hope and support for those seeking transformative mental health experiences.

Follow Sanveen on YouTube or Instagram to learn more about mental health and her philosophy to working with clients.

*Please note that Psychology is not a medical nor dental profession.

Psychologists

Dr. Sanveen Kang

Director & Lead Clinical Psychologist

Samantha Ng

Principal Counselling Psychologist & Therapy Lead

Veronika Schindler

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Aneesha Sathiananthan

Senior Educational and Developmental Psychologist

Benjamin Low

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Sonya Branson

Clinical Psychologist

Psychotherapists/Counsellors/Coaches

Giana Sharma

Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Diandra Andersen

Counsellor & Health Coach

Christabel See

Psychotherapist

Ho Yan Lin

Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Stephanie Lee

Case Manager & Counsellor-in-training

Art Psychotherapists

Joshua Tan

Senior Psychotherapist & Art Psychotherapist

Michelle Baraba

Psychotherapist & Art Psychotherapist

Choi Young Jin

Psychotherapist & Art Psychotherapist

Occupational Therapists

Kaitlin Morgan

Principal Occupational Therapist & Head of Allied Health Services

Susan Ferguson

Principal Occupational Therapist

Abelle Wee

Senior Occupational Therapist

Claire Soh

Occupational Therapist

Speech & Language Therapists

Azealia Kadir

Principal Speech and Language Therapist

Blakesley Orr

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Kerensa Chew

Speech and Language Therapist

Educational Therapists

Mathana Balan

Senior Educational Therapist

Dr. Zainab Shaukat

Senior ADHD Coach & Educational Therapist