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.