Dr Wong Mei Yin
Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) Chair
Dr Timothy Singham
Public Education Chair
Dr Pearlene Ng
Special Interest Group (SIG) Chair
Adrian Toh, President
Adrian Toh is a Clinical Psychologist who practises and supervises at a private practice. He is also involved in teaching and research works in the university. Adrian has been a part of the SPS since 2004, and has been contributing to the society in various capacities since. He held various appointments in the SPS: Vice-President (Development) (2021-2023), Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) Chairperson (2019-2021), Honorary Secretary (2011-2013), Assistant Secretary (2015-2017) and Honorary Treasurer (2009-2011; 2013-2015). At present, he is representing the society as the President of the ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS). In recognition of his contribution to the SPS, Adrian was awarded the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) 10-Years Long Service Award in 2018. Adrian is an intrepid explorer who enjoys exploring through travels, runs, hikes, interactions, readings, café hops!
Mok Kai Chuen, Vice President (Outreach)
Kai Chuen graduated with a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) from the University of Wollongong, Australia, and is currently pursuing his Masters in Organisational Psychology with Singapore University of Social Sciences. He was previously a researcher at a local university and assisted in leadership research for the Singapore Public Service, spanning across several Ministries and Statutory Boards. He believes in lifelong learning and the importance of psychology, not only for the clinical population but also for the general population and workforce. Kai Chuen has been actively involved with the work of SPS since 2014 and has held various key appointments in the SPS: Vice President (Outreach) (2021-2023), Publicity Chair (2019-2021), and Founding Editor-in-Chief, Singapore Psychologist (2019-2021). He also founded the SPS Youth Wing – SPS’ strategic effort to connect with the youth population and to better represent their voice at the national level. He continues to serve with SPS as Vice President (Outreach) for a second term, where he oversees outreach efforts with and provides guidance and coordination to the Publicity, Public Education, and Research committees. Kai Chuen spends most of his free time at the zoo with his wife and two-year old daughter. He also enjoys photography, indie films, and a good cup of coffee.
Nicholas Gabriel Lim, Vice President (Development)
Nicholas Gabriel Lim is an adolescent psychologist. He has been working with adolescents for two decades. He started his career with vulnerable teenagers in the charity sector, then built his own private practice, which led him into public service, and now he is in academia. Nicholas is widely consulted on various national councils like the Media Literacy Council and National Council for Problem Gambling. Being one of the more prominent professionals in his field, Nicholas was recently recognised and appointed by the President of Singapore to be on the Youth Court Advisory Panel. He is recognised in Singapore as a veteran and expert in youth work, and appointed as a Mentor and Supervisor to promising youth work practitioner and leaders. This is in addition to being a clinical supervisor to budding psychologist wanting to work with youths too. Nicholas is the author of the book “Clash of the Mind and Heart: Playbook for Helping Youths Succeed”, which is the sequel to the widely distributed ebook with the same header, subtitled “Understanding Adolescents”. His book can be found on Amazon and even in all our national libraries. Nicholas has also been widely interviewed about his work by several media like The Straits Times, Channel News Asia, and 938 Live. His recent accomplishment is obtaining his Juris Doctor, which he is really excited about as it compliments his psychology training and practice so intimately. Specialising in Family and Criminal law, he champions for vulnerable youth causes, especially, those who need psychological and legal support. In his free time, he likes a good swim and reading a great book.
Jeremy Heng, Honorary Secretary
Jeremy graduated with a Master of Psychology (Clinical) from National University of Singapore under the Social Service Scholarship and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from James Cook University. Currently, Jeremy is a Clinical Psychologist in the social service sector, working primarily with children, youth, and families in the child welfare system and community. He believes that psychological services in Singapore should become progressively systemic, as well as extend further into the community space by becoming more readily available and economically accessible to the general population, especially the vulnerable and disadvantaged. His academic interests include impact of socioeconomic status on caregiving quality and child development, ethno-cultural differences in caregiving and attachment, and trauma in child welfare and community. Jeremy enjoys books by Irvin D. Yalom, The Office, coffee, and fried chicken.
Vicki Lim, Assistant Honorary Secretary
Vicki graduated with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the National University of Singapore, under the NCSS Social Services Scholarship. She has worked extensively with children, youths and families to assess and address varied psychological needs, and finds these opportunities to journey alongside them especially fulfilling. Beyond direct practice as a senior clinical psychologist, Vicki is committed to the vision of making quality psychological services accessible for all levels of society in Singapore. She is actively involved in organisational development, research, training and supervision, and believes in moulding a unified representation of individuals and sub-sectors which all have a collective hand in advancing our field of psychology.
Dr Teoh Ai Ni, Honorary Treasurer
Dr. Teoh completed her Ph.D. (Health and Social Psychology) at North Dakota State University, USA. She is currently a Senior Lecturer of Psychology and the Academic Head of the School of Social and Health Sciences at James Cook University, Singapore. Ai Ni is a researcher in health psychology. Her research focuses mainly on psychological and cardiovascular responses to stress, and hence she develops a specific line of research where she examines the social comforting and social encouragement effects of social support in response to stress. She has recently developed another line of research, where she focuses on bedtime procrastination. As an educator, Ai Ni aspires to train students to be wise collectors of knowledge and to show them how knowledge is constructed. In her free time, Ai Ni enjoying hanging out with her “friends” (i.e., Netflix and YouTube). She also enjoys catching up with her friends over great meals.
Michelle Neo, Membership Chair
Michelle graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology, and a Minor in Human Services, from the National University of Singapore (NUS). She also holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree from the NUS-University of Melbourne joint-degree programme. She is currently a senior clinical psychologist practicing in a public healthcare setting, working with adolescents and adults presenting with mental health conditions. Michelle is also involved in the teaching and supervision of Masters level clinical psychology interns, and doctors from the National Psychiatry Residency Programme. Michelle has been a volunteer with the SPS Membership Committee since 2016. She wishes to contribute to the advancement of psychology as a field in Singapore. In her free time, Michelle can be found in our local cafés with her dog, or doing forest-bathing in our local parks and gardens.
Dr Wong Mei Yin, Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) Chair
Mei Yin completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Masters in Applied Psychology (Counselling Specialization) and an MPhil. She devoted over 20 years working across non-profit agencies, public healthcare polyclinics, and private settings locally and overseas, to advance mental health in the community, where she had advocated for and was involved in setting up psychology and counselling practices, advocating for and implementing professional and public education to enhance mental health awareness, understanding and application of psychological strategies for better mental and physical health and well-being for people across the lifespan, aside from being involved in applied research activities. She held positions of leadership, contributed to task groups that advocate for public health promotion as well as multidisciplinary collaboration for patient-centred care. She currently delivers client-services in a private clinic, serves as a consultant with the Caregiving and Community Mental Health Division, Agency for Integrated Care, aside from provision of clinical supervision and teaching at tertiary level.
Mei Yin has been a member of the SPS since 1996 and an advocate for the SRP since its birth. She had the privilege to contribute to the SRP supervisor and applications subcommittees since 2021. The current role of the SRP aims to professionalize psychology, build relations among psychologists of various domains of specialization to maintain and strengthen the implementation of professional standards and best practices in collaboration. Strengthening relations between psychologists, other mental health professionals, allied health and medical professionals for sharing best practices and implementing processes of professionalisation in delivering services that uphold ethical mindedness, competence and integrity.
Eddie Chua, Research Chair
Eddie marries I-O psychology concepts with consulting to support client organisations on human capital needs analysis, followed by designing and implementing large-scale projects. This includes psychometrics, workshop delivery, competency design, change management, and people analytics to inform and effect organisational insights. He works as a consultant with an international I-O Psychology consultancy, and prior to this with other consultancies and United Nations. He has supported various Fortune 500 companies and MNCs globally across different sectors.
Eddie holds a MSc in Organisational and Social Psychology from LSE. He is a Certified Principal Business Psychologist (CPBP), Registered Occupational Test User (RQTU) and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds multiple memberships with psychological associations. An advocate for youth empowerment and support, He has volunteered in varying capacities with different NGOs. In addition, he is a Rotarian as well as a Board Member with Spectra Secondary School. Besides that, He enjoys cooking, playing tennis, RPGs, and hotpot!
Dr Timothy Singham, Public Education Chair
Dr Timothy Singham is a Registered Clinical Psychologist in Singapore and in the UK. He graduated with a BSc (Psychology) from University College London (UCL) and then subsequently returned to UCL to complete his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) on the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Scholarship. Currently, Timothy is practicing as a Clinical Psychologist in the social service sector, and is concurrently an Adjunct Research Fellow with the Mind Science Centre (NUS). He has keen clinical and academic interests in areas such as preventative mental health, especially for youth and emerging adults, dementia prevention, and the psychology of chronic illness. He aspires to be a scientist-practitioner, contributing to the local evidence base and more importantly making such research applicable to clinicians on the ground, as well as to policymakers. He has previous working experience in the Ministry of Education as an Associate Psychologist and in the NHS in the UK.
It has always been his dream to contribute to the advancement of the profession of psychology in Singapore. It is his hope that in his role as Public Education Chair, he can inspire and create more opportunities for growth for the current and future generation of psychologists in Singapore, as well as to educate and inform the public about various psychological approaches and applications.
Dr Pearlene Ng, Special Interest Group (SIG) Chair
Dr Ng graduated with a Doctor in Clinical Psychology from King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, as a Scholar under the NCSS Social Services Scholarship. Her clinical interests focus on mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders. She completed her specialist training in the highly specialised outpatient service in the United Kingdom for anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which has honed her expertise in these areas. As a practicing Principal Clinical Psychologist, she works closely with children, youths and adults with mental health difficulties. In addition to her clinical work, Dr Ng is committed to mentoring and supervising other psychologists. She is also a trainer and speaker on mental health issues and has developed many training workshops for the community and organisations. She is passionate in the promotion of good mental health practices through upstream preventive work in the community. She has been a volunteer with the SPS Register of Psychologists Committee since 2018.
Nicole Yeo, Publicity Chair
Nicole graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a second major in Organisational Behaviour/Human Resources from Singapore Management University (SMU). She began her career doing Leadership and Organisational Development in the public service sector and is currently working in Change Management and Talent & Organisational Consulting.
She has been volunteering with SPS since 2020 and has contributed to various Publicity committees and projects. Outside of work and volunteering, she is a highly active person who spends her time exploring her interest in music, aerial arts, and spending time with family and friends.