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Domestic Violence Training for Social Workers at UMMC

Date: 31st July 2019 In collaboration with Associate Professor Dr Sajaratulnisah Othman I conducted a training course for Social Workers at the University of Malaya's...

Mental Health Awareness Training for Sixth Form Students

Date: 29th June 2018 I was invited to speak to an international schools' sixth form regarding mental health. We looked at the common problems young...

Supervising Psychologists & Counsellors at the Dignity for Children Foundation

Start Date: 20th April 2018 Once a month I go to the Dignity for Children Foundation in Sentul to supervise the clinical Psychologist & trainee...

Sarawak Civil Service Counselling Day: Keynote Speaker

Date: 26th November 2018 I was invited to speak to 500 counsellors and other members of the Sarawak Civil Service in Kuching. I spoke about how...

Teaching Teachers about Common Psychological Problems

In this workshop for an International School in Kuala Lumpur I presented to teachers on the common problems that students may experience and how we can best help them.

Petronas Expert Panel KL 2017: Managing Fear

I was invited to be a speaker and panel member for a Petronas Leadership Event on managing in extreme situations. I spoke on strategies we can use in business and in life to manage our fear.

Forum for Parents Colombo, Sri Lanka 2017

Childhood can be a confusing and difficult time for children and teenagers. As a parent it is often difficult to know what to do to help. In this talk, I’d like to introduce you to some of the strategies and techniques that clinical psychologists use to manage common childhood problems.

UKM Workshop: Train the Brain to Worry Less (Mindfulness)

In this workshop I showed the Psychiatrists and Clinical Psychologists at UKM how I would teach Mindfulness exercises to a group of people who were experiencing a lot of worry.

Special Education Needs in Malaysia Conference: How to respond to Challenging Behaviour

Every child misbehaves and most parents and teachers have their own ways of helping children learn from their mistakes. But what should we do if a child or adolescent's behaviour is frequently problematic?

Formulation in CBT: International Islamic University Malaysia

In this workshop we looked at a core component of a clinical psychologists work: formulation.

CBT for trainee psychiatrists: University of Malaya Medical Centre

This 6 week course was intended as an introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for trainee psychiatrists at the University of Malaya's Medical Centre.

Special Education Needs in Malaysia 2nd Conference: The Difference That Makes a Difference

This was a brief 5 minute talk that I gave to the Special Educational Needs in Malaysia Conference 2015.

Mianyang, Sichuan, China Workshop: Culturally Appropriate Interventions for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In this presentation I described the symptoms of PTSD, our current scientific explanations of these symptoms and how they are often mis-perceived by lay people. Then we discussed evidence based interventions including; Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Narrative Exposure Therapy.

BFM 89.9 Radio Interview: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I spoke about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on BFM 89.9 ‘s weekend radio show. If you’d like to hear what I said you can listen to the interview on the BFM website.