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
  • Clinical Counsellor
  • 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
Adj Assoc Prof 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 Senior Consultant Psychiatrist MBBS, M Med (Psych)
Dr Sandy Julianty Umboh Consultant
MBBS, M Med (Psych)
Dr Siak Junpei Elizabeth Associate Consultant
MBBS (Spore), MRC Psych (RCPsych, UK)
Dr Poon Ngar Yee Visiting Specialist MBBS (UK), M Med (PSYCH), MRC Psych (UK)
Child & Adolescent Mental Wellness Service
Dr Vicknesan Marimuttu Head & Consultant
MB BCH BAO (Belfast), MRC Psych (UK)
Dr Ong Say How Senior Consultant
MBBS, M Med (Psych), FAMS, Grad. Dip. Psychotherapy
Dr Roselyne Shirley Pat Fong Associate Consultant MB BCh BAO (Ireland), MRCP (RCP, UK), MRC Psych (RCPsych, UK)
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)
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