TAN SU-LYNN - Promises Healthcare


Tan Su-Lynn

Senior Educational Psychologist
MA (Applied Psych), BSocSc (Hons) (Psych), Dip (Ed Psych)(NIE), Registered Psychologist (S’pore), RQTU (BPS), MSPS

Languages: English, Mandarin


Tan Su-Lynn is an educational psychologist with over a decade of experience working with children with special needs during her time at the MOE. Su-Lynn has done much work helping schools to identify and support children with special needs, and consults for schools and parents on learning and behavioural intervention strategies.

  • Substance Addiction
  • Child & Adolescent
  • Educational Psychology
  • Special Needs (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia)
  • ADHD Testing
  • Autism Testing
  • Learning / Behavioural Difficulties
  • Psychological Reports for SPED Admissions
Certifications and Accreditations
  • Master of Arts (Applied Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology
  • Diploma in Educational Psychology
  • Member of the Singapore Register of Psychologists
  • Member of the Registration of Qualifications in Test Use with the British Psychological Society
  • Member of the Singapore Psychological Society

Tan Su-Lynn is an Educational Psychologist registered with the Singapore Register of Psychologists and is a member of the Singapore Psychological Society and Registry of Qualified Test Users with the British Psychological Society. She was awarded the Ministry of Education (Singapore) Postgraduate Scholarship and completed her Master of Arts (Applied Psychology).  

Su-Lynn has served in various committees within MOE and led projects and programmes to promote the inclusion of children with special needs in schools, winning several accolades for these programmes in her capacity as Senior Educational Psychologist at the organisation.

Having served as a psychologist with MOE for more than a decade, Su-Lynn is experienced in conducting psychological assessments for children with special needs (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Impairment, Dyslexia, Language Disorders). During her time at MOE, she has provided consultation to schools and parents on learning and behavioural intervention strategies through evidence-based psychological approaches. In addition, she has conducted training for schools to identify and support children with learning and behavioural difficulties. She is also experienced in preparing psychological reports to facilitate special school (SPED) applications and Access Arrangements for tests/examinations.  

Su-Lynn’s accolades are not limited to her professional career. She was a founding member and captain of the Singapore National Women’s Water Polo team, leading the team to the gold medal at the South East Asian Games in 2011, as well as competing at regional and world competitions at the Asian Games and Women’s Water Polo World Cup in 2014. 

Su-Lynn is now retired as a national athlete, but continues to volunteer as a leader and coach in promoting inclusive sports for people with disabilities. 

Growing up with a sibling with quadriplegic cerebral palsy, Su-Lynn has always had a strong interest in promoting meaningful integration and inclusion of people with disabilities in society. With first hand experience in the the challenges faced by special needs children and their families, Su-Lynn is always moved by their tenacity and resilience – inspiring her to reach out to help greater joy and purpose flourish in their lives.

An Interview with ANZA magazine on how psychological testing can help your child

Raising a child is demanding - their emotions and personality trait can change frequently. As a parent, how can you tell if your child's behaviour is part of growing up or a cause for concern? Child psychologists at Promises, Tan Su-Lynn and SC Anbarasu speak to the...