Alicia is a counsellor at Think Psychological Services and Think Kids. She holds a Masters in Counselling from Monash University and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Studies from Wheelock College (Now, Boston University).
Alicia discovered her passion for children while volunteering in the children ward in IMH in her teens. Alicia has since worked with children for the past 10 years in public and private organizations. She has worked with an eclectic range of children, adults and families from various multicultural and beliefs in taking a collaborative/wholistic approach when providing guidance and counselling youths.
As a counsellor with teaching experience, Alicia sees everyone’s potential to thrive and believes in every individual’s ability to achieve their goals in life regardless of their current struggles. She strives to assist everyone by partnering them in the journey to achieve their goals, being present with them in their struggles and equipping them with the necessary skill sets to better cope with the uncertainties in their life.
Alicia specializes in working with children, teens, and adults counselling. She often assists others in navigating through their struggles with a collaborative and personalized approach, suited to the client’s readiness in the session. Alicia often incorporates elements of cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy and emotional focused therapy in her work with her clients.
Alicia enjoys reading and taking nature walks in her free time. She is fluent in English and Chinese.