Licensed & Registered Counsellor (KB;PA, 07817/07369)
HRDF Certified Trainer, Malaysia (RegNo.5413)
EDUCATION & FURTHER TRAINING
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)
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 trainer, consultant and registered counsellor under Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (“LKM”) since 2018, with experience and exposure in both corporate and NGO settings. He spent 13 years with international MNC working in both business and corporate function focusing on various organizational intervention such as change management, continuous improvement, coaching, diversity and inclusion, leadership development and personal mastery. Ash is also actively involved with NGOs targeting on special population as advisor and counsellor working with woman and marginalized population (LGBTQ+).
Ash provides individual and couple therapy on various mental health, career and relationship issues. His special interest areas are in relationship issues, career/personnel development, work place conflict, gender-based violence, sexuality, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infection counselling. He uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (“CBT”) and Choice/Reality Theory (“CTRT”) as his main modality but also integrate other modalities that fits with client’s therapeutic need and goals.
Ash is currently completing his third master in Clinical Psychology with CUCMS and recently embarked on to PhD journey in Psychology with UM focusing on coping strategy and mental health of people living with HIV/AIDS among the LGBTQ+ population.