Kritsamon Lertsuwa (Taya), Masters of Counselling
Registered Counsellor (SAC)
Taya is a specialist addiction therapist and professional counsellor. She obtained her Master of Counselling from Monash University, Australia. She is a registered clinical member of Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC) and is in process to obtain registration with Association of Professionals Specialising in Addiction Counselling (APSAC).
Taya believes in providing a safe space for her client. She approaches her session with a collaborative framework, working alongside her clients to achieve their goal. Taya draws from evidence-based interventions including Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), solution-focused therapy, and dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT).
Taya has worked extensively with client presenting with substance dependency within correctional setting. She conducts drug intervention group therapy for mandated clients, focusing on developing skills to cope successfully with the challenges and demands in their daily lives.
As a therapist, some presentations that she works with are:
- Stress and burnout
- Emotional regulation
- Interpersonal Issues
- Low Self-Esteem
- Transition and Adjustments
Taya is also interested in working with young adults to help them navigate the struggles and uncertainty that stems from life transitions. She believes that an active listening ear is a good sounding board – providing a different perspective and empower clients to
make their own decision. Taya continues to partake in professional development to inform and improve her practice quality.
Certifications and Qualifications
Registered Counsellor, Singapore Association for Counseelling
Clinical Member, Singapore Association for Counselling
Master of Counselling, Monash University, Australia
Couples, Adult, Youth, Children
Addiction, Developmental trauma, emotional dullness, Relationship counselling, Stress, Anxiety, Burnout, Emotional regulation, Personality problems and disorders.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy,
Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic, Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Person-Centred-Approach.