BA(Hons, Psych), MSc (Child & Adolescent, UK)
Isabel specialises in working with children and adolescents. Having lived, studied and worked in Singapore, Canada and London, she has experience dealing with multi-ethnic clients from all walks of life. Isabel has worked with children and adolescents experiencing a range of mental health issues relating to mood and anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), behavioural issues and parenting difficulties. Isabel’s area of specialisation is suicide and self-harm and she has worked extensively with adolescents, and their parents, in this area. Isabel believes in taking a multidisciplinary approach in regards to her clients, working with parents, teachers and other mental health professionals. She works closely with clients and their families to create unique and holistic treatment plans that are tailored to their individual needs. Isabel places a high priority on empathy and respect in sessions, using evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and Psychodynamic Therapy (also known as Talk Therapy). She is a member of the Singapore Psychological Society.