Everyone will experience moments of disillusion, disappointments, and despair. It is important to take a pitstop and through the process of counselling, you are able to explore your concerns and develop your goals to align with your needs. Seeding minds are like-minded people who are trained in the helping profession, providing quality psychological consultation for consumers. Being holistic in its approach, therefore psychological intervention involved emotional, spiritual, behavioral, relational, and mental capability. Thus, the goal is to allow the experience of healing in the process.
Eugene Chong is the Director / Principal Counselling Psychologist with Seeding Minds. He is also an adjunct lecturer at various schools that offer approved psychology and counseling training programmes, from Diploma to Masters Levels.
Eugene has extensive experience in working with youths for mental health needs in psychiatric rehabilitation and educational institutions. Eugene has also worked in clinical settings in hospitals and rehabilitation centres to provide clinical counselling and group therapy for patients with Schizophrenia, Depression & Anxiety disorders. He uses an array of psychometric tools, ranging from Intelligence, Personality, to Behavioural & Cognitive, to assess the functionality of an individual. His therapeutic approach mainly revolves around post-modern concepts, brief work with clients through the theories of SFBT and CTRT. Other approaches like Schema therapy, EMDR, and Erkisonian Hypnosis were used appropriately.
He provides two certification courses for participants who are keen on personality and marital issues, as a seminar director for Prepare/Enrich Accreditation, he uses a psychometric instrument for couples, and T-JTA trainer for couple’s personality profiling. In couples counselling, he utilizes Gottman approach in the intervention and has completed Gottman Level 3 training. As for specific team dynamics, conflicts management, career counselling, he uses MBTI & DISC as tools to guide teams into resolution. He also conducts mental wellness talks in various organisations ie, corporate, education, and religious settings, and is an associate consultant with Workplace Options, HMI Institute of Health Sciences, Health can be fun, and Optum.
Besides the clinical aspects, he was involved as one of the pioneers in the setup of the Hope counseling services under Hope Centre (Singapore) and previous counselling overseers in Hope Church Singapore. In addition, he is also the founding member/committee member for the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS) and the ex-board member of Family Life First (FLF). He is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), International Member of Australia Counselling Association (ACA) & APACS-L4S. He is also a registered supervisor with ACA & APACS.
He is able to conduct therapy in English, Mandarin as well as Cantonese.