#throwback: Student Forum on Becoming a Psychologist

On the 5th of December 2015, SPS organised a special forum for students touching on different psychological domains including clinical, forensic, organisational, educational and community psychology. We were very heartened by the turn out and all of us were enriched by the expert knowledge our speakers had. We are certain that you had an enriching day with us! 
For those that missed out on the forum, not to worry, here is the programme outline and some photos and write ups done by our student volunteers from the day!becoming psych
Student Forum: Becoming a Psychologist

This forum aims to to tackle questions on life after graduation as well as queries on career and study prospects to further work in this field.  Keynote presentations by:

Clare Yeo (President, Singapore Psychological Society)

as well as Psychologist talking about their respective psychological pathways including: Clinical, Community, Forensic, Organisational, Educational and Developmental Psychology.



Nicholas Lim: Welcome Address and Developmental Psychology

BPsych (Aus) MA Applied Psych (Sin)

Clare Yeo_Passport Photo
Clare Yeo: Keynote Presenter and Clinical Psychology

BPsych (W Aust)  MPsych (Clin & Health) (Curtin)
Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist
Department of Psychology Institute of Mental Health (IMH)


Adrian Toh: Clinical Psychology

Senior Psychologist

Tan Tock Seng Hospital



Jennifer Teoh: Forensic Psychology

MPsych (Forensic) (Aus)

Director and Senior Principal Forensic Psychologist Clinical and Forensic Psychology Service

Ministry of Social and Family Development


Tey Beng Huan: Organisational Psychology

BSc Applied Psych (Aus) MPsych (Occupational) (UK) PGDip (Sin)

Psychologist, OPRA-Asia Pte Ltd


Peter Tan

Peter Tan: Community Psychology

Psychologist / Leader of Community Psychology Hub


chelsea chew

Dr Chelsea Chew: Educational Psychology (Session 1)

Dpsych (Educational) (Aus)

Lecturer in NIE, NTU


angelia chua

Angelia Chua: Educational Psychology (Session 2)

BSc (Psych) (Sin) PGDE (Physical Education) (Sin) MPsych (Educational) (UK)

Senior Educational Psychologist

Psychological Services Branch, Ministry of Education

Missed out? Fret not! Here are some write ups from our student volunteers 

Keynote Address and Clinical Psychology by Low Wei Ying (Ngee Ann Polytechnic)

Forensic Psychology by Low Wei Ying (Ngee Ann Polytechnic)

Community Psychology by Leonova Margarita (James Cook University)

Organisational Psychology by Leonova Margarita (James Cook University)

Educational and Developmental Psychology by Zoey Phua (Nanyang Technological University)

Photos from the day:


PEC team Carlin Lee introducing and welcoming all students and guest at the beginning of the day!


Public Education Chair Nicholas Lim giving his welcome address


President of SPS Clare Yeo delivering her keynote address


Clare continuing to address important issues for Psychologist in Singapore


Jennifer Teoh providing insights into the realm of Forensic Psychology


Jennifer helping students understand the difference between Clinical and Forensic Psych.

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Nicholas Lim giving a discussion about what Developmental Psychologist do

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Adrian Toh providing insight into what Clinical Psychologist do from a hospital perspective.

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Dr Chew highlighting the role of Educational Psychologist in Singapore.

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Peter Tan, Head of Community Psychology Hub helping students understand what Community Psychology is all about.

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Clare Yeo providing more insight into who Clinical Psychologist are

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Angelia Chua providing the second talk on Educational Psychologist in Singapore.


Happy troopers having lunch after a very successful seminar!


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A great turnout!


The happy team behind this forum! SPS thanks everyone for joining us in our first ever student forum and we hope that you will continue to grow and learn together as one solid profession!

Do stay tune for more upcoming events! We have a whole load of events lined up in the coming months and you would not want to miss out! 


#throwback: Student Forum on Becoming a Psychologist