DR ROY CHAN
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
PsyD, MA (Psych), BA (Psych), Full Member Singapore Psychological Society, Hong Kong Registered Clinical Psychologist, Member of American Psychological Association
Fee: S$280 per session
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Dr. Roy recently returned to Singapore after 6 years of working with the local and expatriate community in private practice in Hong Kong. He obtained his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Psychology from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Dr. Roy is interested in relationships, anger, and intense emotions. While also trained in CBT and family therapy, he prefers to adopt a psychodynamic orientation towards individual and group therapy. He helps individuals understand how their underlying thoughts and relational patterns hold influence over their current situation, with the aim of guiding them back to balanced mental states. Ever comfortable with working with different cultures, he taught himself Cantonese to a level that allows him to conduct therapy in the language whilst in Hong Kong.
Dr. Roy is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Singapore Psychological Society and a registered clinical psychologist in Hong Kong. To give back to the community, Dr. Roy volunteers mental health support to different charities, schools and social welfare groups.
Dr. Roy is a regular speaker on emotional regulation, conflict management and mental well-being at various schools and corporations. Topics that he has provided psychoeducation on include understanding procrastination, the causes of inter-generational conflict, and the reasons behind the loss of motivation. He has spoken at Goldman Sachs, AXA, Deloitte and the Macquarie group. He started his career as an autism therapist at a special needs school in Singapore and worked with the ASD population for the past 8 years. His doctoral dissertation titled the Cultural Narratives Behind Parental Choice of Treatment for their Child with ASD was presented at the 2019 Asia Pacific Autism Conference. He is available for speaking engagements; consultation; child, adolescent and family therapy; supervision; and training in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
- Anger management
- Autism, attentional and learning issues
- Work performance and loss of motivation