Feeling the Blues: Depression and What it Means for your Loved Ones
Friday, August 21st, 2020, 6:00:00 PM
Ask Dr Thomas Lee about:
- Do I have depression?
- Why do I feel unhappy all the time?
- Is insomnia a result of my depression?
Dr Thomas Lee graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and received his basic medical degree and Master of Medicine in Psychiatry. Also, he is a certified substance abuse and gambling addiction counsellor as well as a clinical supervisor in addiction counselling. He is currently the consultant psychiatrist and medical director at The Resilienz Clinic. Previously, he served as the head of the Addiction Medicine Department at the Institute of Mental Health. At present, he serves as a visiting consultant at eh National Addictions Management Service and Changi General Hospital and is an executive committee member of the Association of Professionals specialized in Addiction Counselling.
Besides being an addiction psychiatrist, he has intensive experiences in treating various conditions like anxiety, depressions, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia and psychosis. He is also experienced in providing the professional and expert psychiatric opinion for offensive and medico-legal cases. Dr. Lee uses a combination of medication and therapy which is individualized and fitted to his patient's needs to achieve the optimum outcome.
Ms Jeanie has extensive experience working with individuals in hospital settings where she conducted psychological assessments and therapy for children, adults and elderly who suffered from a variety of medical conditions with psychological and/or cognitive issues. Her past clientele in the hospital settings include individuals who suffered from anxiety (general, health-related, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety, and specific phobia etc.), depression, eating disorder, self-harm, schizophrenia, interpersonal issues, behavioural issues (e.g., anger and violence), developmental issues and learning difficulties (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia). Having played various roles in diverse settings, Jeanie is competent in working with her clients individually and facilitating joint sessions (e.g., with couples, parent-child, and families). She is also fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hokkien. Her sessions can be conducted in any of these languages.
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