Lee Sock Kuan, Director
Sock Kuan has been working with children, couples and families for over 13 years after completing her Masters in Counselling at Edith Cowan University. Besides counselling and psychology course, she has received specialized training in Play Therapy, Gestalt Play Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Sandplay Therapy, art facilitation, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Family Therapy and Emotional-Focused Therapy.
She has recently completed her certification as Gestalt Therapist with Children and Adolescents with West Coast Institute. As the first to receive her certification in Asia-
Pacific region, Sock Kuan is excited to further her work with children and their families on coping with stress, attachment, challenging behaviour and loss issues in the Gestalt approach.
In addition to her clinical practice, Sock Kuan also supervises and train therapists, social workers and volunteers. She is a registered Clinical Member and Clinical Supervisor of the Singapore Association for Counselling as well as a Certified Practitioner in Therapeutic Play Skills with Play Therapy International.
Dr. Alicia Pon, Consultant
Alicia has been a child psychotherapist and social worker for over 20 years. Her training is in General Psychology, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Play Therapy, Sandplay Therapy, Somatic Experiencing®, Grief Counseling and Social Work. Her experiences and specializations include divorce & separation, grief & loss, complex trauma, adoption & attachment, developmental stresses, and parent-child relationship.
Alicia spent the last 16 years in Hong Kong in a private practice group as well as serving as Honorary Assistant Professor with the University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Shue Yan University. She lectured and supervised undergraduate and post graduate students as well as being involved in the research on Somatic Work, Psycho-oncology, Play Therapy and End of Life in the University department.
In 2017, Alicia relocated to Singapore where she is now serving as a Senior Lecturer with the National University of Singapore. She also provides consultation services to support children and their families who have to deal with complex trauma, grief & loss, and death and dying issues.
Alicia is a Registered Play Therapy – Supervisor (RPT-S: S1618) for both the Association of Play Therapy (US) and Play Therapy International (HK). She is also an Approved Play Therapy Provider (APT Provider: 10-279).