Marian Wong has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology program with the University of Melbourne in collaboration with the National University of Singapore, a course accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). She has assessment and treatment experiences with children, adolescents and adults presenting with a range of psychological issues and individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders (autism, learning difficulties, intellectual disabilities, etc) using a range of therapy approaches (ACT, CBT, DBT, SFT, mindfulness-based approaches, etc).
She also has had experiences working with the medical populations, including individuals experiencing cognitive difficulties related to potential neurological or medical conditions as well as cancer patients. During her training, she also initiated a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy-based mental health paraprofessional training for Foreign Domestic workers, which was the first of its kind in Singapore.
Before commencing her clinical psychology training, Marian completed her first Masters in Mental Health Studies in the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London (UK), which she co-facilitated Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs for individuals with Bipolar Disorder. Coming from a multi-cultural background and having worked in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and Australia as well as Singapore, Marian has substantial experiences working with individuals from diverse ethnic communities and one of her aspirations is to increase ethnic minorities' access to psychological therapies.
Marian can offer consultation in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.