Advisors

Associate Professor Munidasa Winslow

Associate Professor Munidasa Winslow has worked in general psychiatry and addiction medicine at the Institute of Mental Health Singapore, since 1988. He was one of the pioneers responsible for the setting up and development of addiction services both in the hospital and in the community. His last appointment was as chief of the Addiction Medicine Department, IMH.

Dr Winslow has been a pioneer in addiction and impulse control disorders (alcohol, substance dependence, gambling, gaming, sexual compulsivity etc) in the Asia-Pacific region. He is a sought after speaker at addiction conferences around the region. Despite being a fully qualified psychiatrist, he has taken the time and effort to maintain and develop his therapy/counselling skills as seen by his being accredited as a Certified Master Addiction Counsellor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor.

He has published and presented widely on both general psychological and addiction issues. He continues his academic and research interests through his academic appointments with the National University Hospital Singapore and teaching in many counselling courses. His passion is to help therapists develop and hone their skills to effect real change in those they seek to help.

Dr. Winslow is also the founder and executive director of Promises Pte Ltd, which is a mental health & addictions consulting and training company established to help healthcare professionals and individuals in Singapore.


Dr. Tan Soo Yin

Dr Tan Soo Yin is a senior lecturer in the Psychological Studies Academic Group. She teaches counselling courses for Diploma in School Counselling and Master of Arts (Counselling & Guidance) Programs. She has served as a counsellor in schools, and as a lecturer in University Technology Malaysia before joining National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.

She is a Licensed Professional Counsellor in Malaysia and a volunteer counsellor for a few voluntary welfare organizations. Her research interests are on counseling supervision, ethical and professional issues in counseling and substance addiction. With more than twenty years of experience in the human service field, she is able to help clients from various ethnic groups and from different social-cultures, both children and adults.


Mr James Gomez

Mr James Gomez born in 1943 in Johor, Malaysia, is a Singapore Citizen by Registration. He started his working career at the SHB (Singapore Harbour Board) now known as PSA. He served the organization in various capacities for 20 years before leaving to start up his own business.

During his service in PSA he was active in trade union activities, playing an active role in the Port Workers Union as well as serving in the NTUC Sports & Recreation committee as well as various sub-committees. He represented Singapore at the World Youth Rally in Seville in Spain along with a group of fellow trade unionists. He started his own Advertising and Publishing business in 1983 which he still manages. Gomez joined the Rotary Movement in Singapore in 2006 and has held various portfolios. In 2010 he served as President of his Club. As a result of his involvement in the Rotary movement he became interested in helping people to take care of their eyes. He joined the Glaucoma Society (Singapore) and after three years he was elected as its President in 2009 and he still holds this portfolio today. As a result of his passion to help people with their sight the Rotary movement in Singapore elected him in 2012 as the Chairman for the Avoidable Blindness Committee of The Foundation of Rotary Clubs in Singapore.

Following close on this latest appointment he was requested to also Chair the District Avoidable Blindness Committee. This Committee oversees the Avoidable Blindness activities of Rotary Clubs in Malacca, Johor, Singapore, Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei. As his passion is about saving sights his entire current appointments blend well.


Mr Soh Gim Chuan

Soh Gim Chuan, a trainer of more than 30 years, is a Past President of Marina Junior Chamber and the Rotary Club of Bukit Timah, and a Past Assistant Governor of Rotary International, District 3310.  He has conducted training courses for SIM University, Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore Human Resource Institute, JCI Singapore and various commercial organizations.  He is an Adjunct Lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic. Gim Chuan is the author of two books, Slices of Singapore and Number One Chicken, and the editor of the book Inspiring Jaycees of the World, a collection of inspiring personal stories from all over the world contributed by members of Junior Chamber International, an international leadership and civic organisation for young people with over 200,000 members in over 100 countries.


Dr. Jerome Goh Hern Yee

Dr Jerome Goh Hern Yee, MMed (Psychiatry), MSc (Forensic Psychiatry), heads IMH’s Forensic Department and is the Clinical Director of Prison’s Psychiatric Housing Unit.

He has an interest in violence risk assessment and management, and has certified trainings in structured professional judgment tools. He is also a certified facilitator for an offender treatment programme.

Managing outpatients with forensic issues and complex needs often requires him to work closely with community agencies and families, and he is keen to expand such links towards safer patient care. He is a recipient of the Family Violence Dialogue Group Appreciation Award (2012) from the Ministry of Social and Family Development.


Dr. Lee Liang Tee

Associate Consultant
Dept of Continuing and Community Care, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

Dr Lee Liang Tee is the President of the Society for Geriatric Medicine, Singapore and a Consultant of Continuing & Community Care in TTSH. He is also the Director at Ren Ci Hospital.