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Psychological Medicine

Mental and emotional health is as important as physical health and should not be neglected nor ignored. Some women may experience depression during pregnancy while another may have emotional symptoms related to menopause, such as depression, anxiety and insomnia. Like adults, children and adolescents can have mental health disorders that interfere with the way they think, feel, and act.

At KKH, Psychological Medicine (formerly Mental Wellness Service) provides a holistic and comprehensive range of services to meet the emotional needs of children, adolescents and women.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

With the aim of providing holistic care, a multidisciplinary team approach will be used according to the needs of each individual patient.

The professionals that may be involved comprise:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Social Worker
  • Psychologist
  • Case Manager
  • Nurse Clinician
  • Occupational therapist

Additionally, the service works in close liaison with the obstetric and gynaecological specialists, paediatricians and the child mental health professionals.

Our Experts

Name Designation Qualification
Dr Helen Chen Head, Psychological Medicine & Senior Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, M Med (Psych), Dip. Psychotherapy
Women's Mental Wellness Service
Dr Choo Chih Huei Head & Senior Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, M Med (Psych), FAMS
Dr Theresa Lee Senior Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, M Med (Psych), Dip. Psychotherapy
Dr Chua Tze-Ern Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, M Med (Psych)
Dr Sandy Julianty Umboh Consultant
Psychiatrist
MBBS, M Med (Psych)
Dr Poon Ngar Yee Visiting Specialist MBBS (UK), M Med (PSYCH), MRC Psych (UK)
Child & Adolescent Mental Wellness Service
Dr Ong Say How Head & Senior Consultant
Psychiatrist
MBBS, M Med (Psych), FAMS, Grad. Dip. Psychotherapy
Dr Vicknesan Marimuttu Consultant
Psychiatrist
MB BCH BAO (Belfast), MRC Psych (UK)
Dr Cheryl Loh Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS (Singapore), M Med (Psych), MSc (Child and Adolescent Mental Health)
Dr Clarence Goh Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist M.D. (Canada), ABPN General Psychiatry Diplomate (USA), ABPN Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Diplomate (USA)
Dr Tan Ming Yee Giles Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS (S'pore), M Med (Psych) (S'pore), MRC Psych (RCPsych, UK), FRC (Psych) (RCPsych, UK), FAMS (Psychiatry) (Academy of Medicine, S'pore)
Dr Abishek Mathew Abraham Visiting Specialist MB BCh BAO, LRCP & SI (Ireland), M Med (Psych) (S'pore), MRC Psych (RCPsych, UK)
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  • +65 6294 4050 (Appointments)
  • +65 6394 2205 (Enquiries for Perinatal Depression Support Group)

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Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation ISO 14000, the Environment and our commitment to conserve it OHSAS 18000 - Workplace Health and Safety System

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