👤Registered Clinical Psychologist, 👤Clinical Supervisor, 👤Mental Health Counsellor
▪️ Licensed & Registered Counsellor (KB/PA, 07817/07369)
▪️ Registered Clinical Psychologist [MAHPC(CP)00131]
▪️ Registered Member, Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology (MSCP) (CP1-0436)
▪️ HRDF Certified Trainer, Malaysia (RegNo.5413)
EDUCATION & FURTHER TRAINING:
• PhD, University Malaya (2023)
Research Area: Online Coping Strategy, Double Stigma and Mental Health of PLHIV Among LGBTQ People in Malaysia
• Master of Clinical Psychology, University of Cyberjaya (2022)
• Master of Counselling, Open University Malaysia (2017)
• Master of Managerial (Industrial & Organizational) Psychology, HELP Uni., MY (2014)
• B.Tech (Hons.) ICT (with Corporate Management), Uni. Tek. PETRONAS, MY (2005)
• Safe Trauma Therapy, SolsHealth
• Good Clinical Practice, National Committee for Clinical Research, MOH (2017)
• Kaizen Event Facilitation, Shell Open University (2015)
• LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Academy & Shell Open University (2010)
Ash is a seasoned organizational psychologist, clinical psychologist, and registered counselor under Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia, with experience and exposure in both corporate and NGO settings.
He spent more than 15 years with international MNCs working in both business and corporate functions focusing on various organizational interventions such as talent management, change management, continuous improvement, coaching, diversity and inclusion, leadership development, and personal mastery.
Ash is also actively involved with NGOs targeting special populations as an advisor and psychotherapist working with women and marginalized populations (LGBTQ+).
Ash provides individual and couple therapy on various mental health, career, and relationship issues. His special interest areas are relationship issues, career/personnel development, workplace conflict, gender-based violence, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and sexually transmitted infection counseling. He uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (“CBT”) as his main modality but also integrates other modalities that fit with the client’s therapeutic needs and goals.
Individual Psychotherapy; Couple Psychotherapy; Psychological Assessment; Consultation
Area of expertise:
Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aggression and Violence, Anger, Anxiety, Behaviorism, Bipolar, Body Image, Breakup, Career Choice, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Chronic Illness / Disability, Chronic Pain, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Overwhelm, Emptiness, Fear, Gender Dysphoria, Loss, Habits, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, HIV / AIDS / STI, Identity Issues, Impulsivity, Incest, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Irritability, Learning Difficulties, Lesbian, Men's Issues, Mental Health Concern, Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance, Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD), Panic, Personal Development, Phobias, Physical Abuse, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma, Prejudice / Discrimination, Relationships and Marriage, Self-Care, Self-Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism, Self-Doubt, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault / Abuse, Sexuality / Sex Therapy, Sleep Disorders, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Stress, Suicidal Ideation and Behavior, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Worry, Worthlessness, Young Adult Issues
Teens, Adults, Elders
Weekend (Morning), Weekend (Afternoon), Weekend (Evening)
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