APACS Professional College of Supervisors

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The Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (Singapore) launched the APACS Professional College of Supervisors on 3rd June 2016 in the American Counselling Association – Asia Pacific Counselling Conference 2016 in Singapore Suntec City.

APACS was registered as an association by the Singapore Registrar of Society in 2012 and has approximately 150 members – many of whom are professional counsellors and psychotherapists. They undergo mandatory supervision by qualified and experienced supervisors certified and accredited by APACS during their career in their professions. The on-going process is to ensure their professionalism in discharging their services and maintenance of their own personal emotional and mental health and growth. Supervision ultimately serves as gatekeepers of the counselling and psychotherapy industry.

The trusts to form the APACS Professional College of Supervisors which is a fraternity of all APACS members who have formally undergone an APACS approved supervision training course and registered as supervisors had been originally mooted by Philip Armstrong PhD CEO of the Australian Counselling Association in early 2016.

The college adopts the following:

1. To keep a register of all those who have acquired the skills and training of Professional Counselling Supervision.

2. To offer platform for the members to occasional meet and to discuss the latest research and findings in the area of Professional Counselling Supervision

3. To ensure the members of the college discharge their services in the highest ethical and behavioural standards and conduct.

4. To implement and introduce new ideas, researches and findings that can upgrade the delivery skills of members of the college.

5. To disseminate knowledge and facilitate learning in this area to members of the general public so that they can understand the seriousness and meaning of those providing health care services to undergo and obtain supervision in their own field of expertise.

Name (Membership)CredentialsQualifications
Po Gim Tee Jeffrey. Phd
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
APCA (HK) Registered Supervisor
Phd – Couns Psych
Grad Dipl. Couns. Supr.
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Ms. Ellis Lee
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MA – Couns
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Mr. Eugene Chong
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MSc (Coun. Psych)
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
CTRTC
Certified PE & T-JTA trainer
Certified Parenting with Confidence Facilitator
Ms. Lee Ching Hoon
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MA (Applied Psych)
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Mr. David Kan
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MA (Organisational Psych)
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Certified PE trainer
Mr. Peter Gan Su Keng
(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MSocSci (Counselling)
Grad Dipl – Clinical & Coun Psych
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
BSc., MSc (Chemistry)
Mr. Saik Hoong Tham (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MSocSci – Professional Counselling
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
MA Buddhist Studies
Dip in Building
Cert in Proficiency Mediative Flow Psychotherapy
Ms. Abigail Lee
(Life)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MCounselling
BA (Psych & Social)
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Mr. Dan Ng Chong Chee (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MSocSci – Professional Counselling
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Dip in Applied Psych
Applied Suicide Intervention Training
Psychological First Aid
Mr. Sim Kwang Mong (Ordinary)(Ordinary)
APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MCounselling
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Ms. Jeslyn Lim (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MEd (Developmental Psych)
Dip in Applied Psych
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Certified Hypnotherapist
Mr. Larry Lai Chong Tuck (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
MSocSci – Professional Counselling
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Prepare/Enrich Facilitator
Certified Parenting with Confidence Facilitator
Mr. Chandrasenan Joshi (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ACA Registered Supervisor
Masters in Counselling
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Tanja Faessler-Moro (Ordinary)APACS Level 4S
ICA Registered Counselor
EMSc (Psych)
ACA Couns. Supr. Course
Certified OMNI Hypnotherapist NGH
Certified Fertility Coach & Counselor
Ho Soo Yi Karen @ Mrs Karen Sng(Ordinary)APACS Level 4SMSocSci – CounsDip in Supr. for Practitioners
Speclized Cert in Pallative Care
Note:
APACS – Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (Singapore)
ACA – Australian Counselling Association
APCA (HK) – Asian Professional Counselling Association (Hong Kong)
CMSAT – Certified Masters Substance Abuse Therapists
CAOD – Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor
CTRTC – Choice Theory Reality Therapy Certified
PE – Prepare/Enrich
T-JTA – Taylor Johnson Temperament Analysis

Registered Level 4 (L4) A

APACS members who wish to apply for upgrading to the level of L4S – (Supervisor) shall need to show evidence of the following:
– Have successfully completed a formal training course in Professional Counselling Supervision approved and conducted by APACS appointed training provider
– Have completed a minimum of 500 hours of counselling practice
– Shows maturity in discharging counselling services
– Successful in a panel interview with senior members of APACS

Applicant should submit a formal request to the Executive Committee for this upgrading of the level. Upon receiving approval from the Executive Committee, the applicant shall make a payment of an upgrading fee (S$20.00) which is renewal yearly.