Pei Li Yeo

Counselor, Clinical Supervisor, Educator and Trainer)

Pei Li Yeo

Counselor, Clinical Supervisor, Educator and Trainer)

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Pastoral Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Professional Counselor - License No: 00084
Billing and Insurance:

I do not work with insurance companies

Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 56000 - Malaysia

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My Approach to Helping

I believe every one has the capacity to heal themselves. All of us can surely get pass our "stuckness" we are feeling right now. As Satir said, "The problem is not the problem. Coping is the problem." Hence, any situation that seems hopeless will surely have the light at the end of the tunnel. Even if external change is not possible, internal change is definitely possible. It is my goals as a therapist to journey with my clients and to empower them to get through this life challenges they are feeling right now. It is my desire to have everyone live to their full potential...and there will be no regrets at the of our life journey. In fact, God will also say to us "Well done, good and faithful servant!"

More Info About My Practice

I am also a trained clinical supervisor. I provide supervision to counselors and counseling interns.
Besides being a counselor and a supervisor, I am also an educator and trainer.
The other part of me also believe that "Prevention is better than cure."
I have been actively giving lectures, running workshops and giving talks on mental health issues.
Here are some link to some public event that I did:

From FOMO to YOLO: What are you doing here?

Mental Health in the midst of pandemic:

Recognizing the signs: Suicide prevention and intervention

Theoretical Influences that Guide My Work

I have developed several areas of specialty as a counsellor over the past 20 years.
First, I specialize in career issues. I utilize Savickas' Carer Construction Theory, Choice TheoryReality Therapy as well as career assessment tools to address career related concerns.
Second, I look into building a person's self-esteem and self-confidence. I use Satir's Personal Iceberg Metaphor to help clients understand their behavior, expectations, yearnings and self, and help them move toward their desired goals and direction in lives.
Next, I utilize Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy to address couples and marital concerns such as communication problems, forgiveness issues, conflict management, and other relationship challenges. I also use Therapeutic Play in dealing with children and help them express their pent up emotions.
To enhance personal changes, I practice Timeline Therapy and NLP on a regular basis to enable clients to get rid of inappropriate emotional reactions such as burst of anger, periods of depression, sadness, anxiety, and fear, as well as overcoming limited beliefs.
Should there be traumatic experiences and disturbing memories, I use EMDR to treat post traumatic stress disorder. IFS is also an approach I used to help my clients.

Why Going to Therapy Does Not Mean You are Weak or Flawed

Therapy is always linked to mental illness or the acknowledgement that you are weak. This mindset therefore puts many people off coming for therapy and seek appropriate treatment. In fact, coming for therapy is taking care of your mental health.
If your body is sick, you go for medical check up and take appropriate medication. Hence, if you feel your mind is not working efficiently as before, why not seek a mental health practitioner, who will help you make sense of what is going on in your life right now.
I also like to use the metaphor of cancer treatment. The earlier you treat the illness, the success rate is almost 100%. This is the same with our mental health. The earlier we seek therapy, the chances of us having to see a psychiatrist and take medication will be less.
I always like this quote: Who is a strong man? A strong man is strong enough to cry and to admit their weaknesses.
So, if you ever suspect "Am I OK?" I am please to chat with you.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Malay-Indonesian
  • Mandarin

Groups I Work With

    Over my 20 years of experience, I specialize in counseling with people who went going through recent trauma or childhood trauma, individuals, couple and family experiencing stickiness and conflict, as well as career guidance and counseling.
    I also conduct numerous mental health related training and workshops, both online and in person.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Play Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Time Line Therapy
  • Trauma Relief Unlimited (TRU)

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