Stephanie Tak, Masters in Counselling Psychology
Stephanie is an experienced psychologist and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and also a full member with Singapore Psychological Society (SPS). She obtained her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology in Canada. She is also a certified teacher (Ontario College of Teachers) and loves to work with children and adults.
Her clinical experience has been with children and adults. She is experienced in working with individuals with anxiety, panic disorder, depression, obsessive, compulsive disorder, borderline personality, narcisstic personality, family and relationship issues, sexual trauma, physical abuse, grief, life transitions, and autism spectrum disorder. She has also worked with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder implementing Applied Behavioural Analysis.
Stephanie is an expat and has 10+ years of experience working with children and youth around the world. She has worked in Canada, UK, Qatar and Singapore and likes to meet people from all walks of life. Born in Korea and raised in Canada, she can identify with both Eastern and Western cultures as well as third culture kids.
Stephanie’s counselling and psychotherapy style is client centered and she likes to be a supportive guide walking along side her client. She believes in unconditional positive regard for her clients showing empathy and compassion (Rogerian). She takes an eclectic approach in her counselling integrating Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Mindfulness based interventions.
Certifications and Qualifications
Member, Canadian Psychological Association
Full Member, Singapore Psychological Society
Certified Teacher, Ontario College of Teachers
Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Canada
Adult, Youth, Children
Anxiety, depression, self esteem, phase of life transitions, work stress, burnout, autism spectrum disorder, academic/school stress, bullying, personality disorders, relationships, workplace harassment.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness training, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy