Ivan Tay

Senior Counselor

Ivan is a dedicated and empathetic counselor with over 10 years of experience in the social sector, specializing in providing effective treatment programs to individuals facing challenges. With a Master of Counseling from Swinburne University of Technology and a current provisional clinical counselor with the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), Ivan possesses strong interpersonal skills, active listening abilities, and a commitment to offering compassionate support to both individuals and groups. He is particularly passionate about working with youth and has demonstrated expertise in assessing patients’ conditions, maintaining progress records, and fostering therapeutic alliances. Ivan is known for his self-motivation in enhancing services through positive collaboration.

With a robust educational background including certifications in various therapeutic modalities like Choice Theory Reality Therapy and Mindfulness Teaching, Ivan excels in crisis intervention, career planning, mentoring, treatment planning, team leadership, mental health advocacy, mindfulness, conflict management, multicultural experience, and more. His key achievements include significantly introducing innovative counseling approaches to his team, and implementing essential counseling processes. Ivan’s professional experience spans across various roles where he has provided counseling services for clients dealing with a range of issues from career struggles to mental health challenges.

Moreover, Ivan’s experience in counseling work with Singapore’s Ministry of Education teaching members showcases his ability to address emotional, work performance, and harassment issues effectively. His volunteer experience with organizations like Lion Befrienders and Samaritans of Singapore highlights his commitment to mental health support beyond his professional roles. Ivan is a seasoned professional dedicated to making a positive impact on the well-being of others through his expertise in counseling and mental health advocacy.