Psychology & Counselling
Our team of psychologists and counsellors (aka therapists) are skilled in providing evidence-based psychological interventions. The psychological and counselling services we provide at Promises include psychotherapy, counselling, creative therapies and addiction therapy. Our psychologists and counsellors work hand-in-hand with clients to develop individualised treatment plans, in order to meet therapeutic goals aligned with the client’s personal needs and values.
Some of the treatment areas that our Psychologists and Therapists/Counsellors support include:
- Addictions Therapy (Substances e.g. Drugs & Alcohol; Behavioural e.g. Internet, Sexual, Gambling)
- Couples and Family Therapy
- Stress and Anger Management
- Eating and Sleep Disorders
- Depression, Anxiety and Mood Disorders
- Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar and other Psychotic Disorders
- Personality Disorders (Borderline, OCD, Narcissistic Disorder)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Trauma-Informed Care
- Trauma-Specific Treatments (i.e. EMDR)
- Co-morbid disorders
Our team of clinical psychologists conduct psychological assessments for legal, diagnostic, developmental, and educational purposes, including psychological report writing.
Promises Healthcare, together with its team of psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists, are committed to providing psychiatric, psychological and counselling services to both locals and expatriates in Singapore.
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At Promises, we aim to create a safe space to aid you in your recovery journey.
#09-22/23, Novena Medical Center,
10 Sinaran Drive, Singapore 307506.
Mon to Fri: 9am – 6pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm (Clinical Services Only)
+65 6397 7309
+65 6397 7301
Clinic: Please use the "Contact Us" form to get in touch with the clinic.
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What Are Panic Attacks and How To Manage?
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