Jolene Hwee, M.A., MSPS
|Professions: Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy|
|License Status: I'm a registered professional.|
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Jolene is a Counselling Psychologist that provides individual, family and couples therapy. She creates authentic and caring relationships with clients to allow for healing and growth. Jolene approaches psychotherapy with sincere compassion for her clients while she guides them to conquer hurdles that hinder them in their pursuit of personal goals.
Jolene attained an M.A. in Counselling Psychology (with distinction) from Northwestern University in the U.S., and is trained in a extensive array of therapeutic modalities, such as: cognitive-behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy and schema-focused psychotherapy. She has also completed Levels 1 and 2 training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
More recently, her work has been supported by intensive training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Narrative Therapy.
Having trained in Chicago, Illinois and worked in the U.S., Canada and Singapore, Jolene has personal experience and a strong interest in the areas of cultural adjustment issues, cross-cultural psychology, 'Third Culture Kids' and the stresses on the individual and family in the process of relocation.
Jolene has had extensive clinical experience in a variety of settings, including KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Dayspring Residential Treatment Centre, Tisch School of the Arts (NYU) and Art Therapy International Centre.
Previously, Jolene was a brand strategist in Asia-Pacific's largest advertising agency. Therefore she brings to her clinical work sensitivity and insight into the pressures of the business world, as well as a true understanding of the challenges of career transitions.
Jolene is an Associate Member of the American Psychological Association and a Full Member of the Singapore Psychological Society.
Email or Call Jolene Hwee, M.A., MSPS at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 13372
More Info About My Practice
Jolene is Founder & Director of Womancare Psychological Services. Originally launched as SoulTalk LLP in 2011, the practice has since evolved to focus solely on the needs of girls and women.
Womancare recognises and are concerned about the challenges a woman may face in her lifetime: adolescence, navigating relationships, marriage, pregnancy, children, parenting, career changes, infertility, bereavement, menopause, separation or divorce, trauma, grief & loss.
Womancare aims to help girls and women achieve balance, wellness and success personally, relationally and professionally. We hope to normalize counselling as healthy and proactive, something we can all benefit from at different points in our lives.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Jolene specialises in the following areas:
- Depression (including pre & post natal depression)
- Chronic Anxiety and stress-related issues
- Body-image, self-esteem and eating disorder issues
- Parenting, navigating the parent-child relationship
- Trauma and abuse
The Duration and Frequency of Therapy
Therapy can be helpful to everyone at different points in their lives. In most cases, clients should set the pace for therapy. Jolene encourages clients to attend 3-4 sessions before deciding whether it is beneficial to their well-being. She conducts regular reviews with clients (and their parents, if the client is a minor) to ensure that therapeutic goals are being met.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
Ages I Work With
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