Magdalen Cheng


Magdalen Cheng


Telehealth Available
Professions: Counsellor, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
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Fees: $220 SGD per 50 minutes
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singapore, singapore 238965 - Singapore

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My Approach to Helping

Ever heard people mentioning that they are in an “existential crisis?” An existential crisis can be triggered by life events such as relationship losses, death of a loved one, quarter- or mid-life crises, life transitions, or simply feeling stuck in life. Some of the symptoms may include feeling alone in the world and experiencing unsettling emotions like uncertainty, despair and anguish etc. If left unchecked, this can lead us to experience overwhelming feelings like depression and anxiety or start doubting our purpose in the world.

At my personal practice, Encompassing Therapy and Counselling, I am a psychotherapist support adults experiencing anxiety in life transitions and help them navigate the tension between individuality and belonging so that they find empowerment, clarity, and peace in their lives. My approach is a relational one. This means that I support my clients to be the best versions of themselves through authentic dialogues.

Mental health is not only for those who feel helpless. It is for anyone, myself included. The beauty of therapy is that it is a safe space to explore our most authentic selves and explore ways to own our physical, personal, spiritual and social lives. You are not alone.

More Info About My Practice

Founded by Magdelen Cheng in her journey to finding her authentic Self, Encompassing Therapy is a practice specialising in existential therapy for individuals, groups, and corporates.

Through authentic dialogues, we support clients going through life events and transitions that lead them to question their meaning in life. Encompassing Therapy also offers tailored experiential and counselling workshops for groups and organisations, including training for healthcare professionals struggling to integrate their authentic selves into their work and personal lives.

Encompassing’s unique approach to therapy is holistic and all-encompassing. Our existential practice looks at a person’s life through different lenses: spiritual, biological, religious, and how one relates to their own experience.

Our mission is to adapt and introduce existential therapy to the conventional collectivistic culture of Asian society and promote acceptance and adoption of this relatively new psychotherapeutic approach in the region.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

You are prepared to embark on your own therapy journey and find a professional who can support you as you make these decisions. However, there are many therapists out there and it?s difficult finding the right one! Some of you may have even taken a leap of faith to see a therapist, felt judged by them and stopped returning.

This is yet another decision to make and it mirrors all the other decisions you have to make in your life. You?re stuck.

Is this something you relate to ?

This is something we have heard numerous times from our clients and that is why we have our first-session therapy to empower them to make the right decision. They have found it very useful and many has suggested that if only they knew about these earlier!

It is important to feel empowered even as you look for the right therapist for yourself. Read here to find out more about what you need to consider on your therapy journey: https:encompassing.co20220701first-session-therapy-owning-therapy-for-ourselves

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Groups I Work With

    Life transitions
    Existential anxiety
    Existential death anxiety
    Existential guilt
    Life transitions

Industries & Communities Served

  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Emptiness
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Isolation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Integral Psychotherapy (IP)
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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