Janet Gay
Counsellor, Life Coach, Parent Mentor
(Based in Singapore) 

she/her

Janet Gay _ Counsellor _ Singapore

Why choose us?

Each treatment plan is carefully thought-out and customised to address your life situation, and offers a path towards growth.

 

Our commitment is working with you to develop a deeper understanding of your emotional distress and to help you develop a richer and more meaningful life.

Hi, I'm Janet. I'm passionate about helping people to better understand themselves and their issues, and develop healthy coping skills and strategies, to facilitate change and growth.

My Background

To have a successful therapy, I believe it is important that you feel comfortable and have a good working relationship with your therapist. 

My training and valuable experience as counsellor, teacher, and mother of three enables me to connect and work well with students, adults and mothers looking for help in:

  • School/Work/Life Stress 

  • Confidence/Self-esteem

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Relationship Issues

  • Life Transitions

  • Women's Issues

  • Self-development & Holistic Well-being

Integrative and
Strengths-based Approach

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Narrative Therapy

Person-centered Therapy

Positive Psychology

Solution-focused Therapy

Integrative and Strengths-based Approach

I believe it is also important to have a treatment plan that is customised to suit your needs, situation and preferences. Thus during therapy, I often seek feedback and use a variety of techniques from different types of therapy to assist you in achieving where you want to be in life.

 

Many clients appreciate that I am open and friendly to talk to, with knowledge and skills to help them understand why they think, feel or act in a certain way, and view their issues from a new perspective.

 

This helps them to uncover hidden obstacles that are holding them back and facilitates change and growth. Together, we will then plan actionable steps and develop skills to work towards achieving their goals and the life they desire.

So if you wish to talk to someone without feeling judged, gain new insights and take steps towards improving your quality of life, get in touch with me by booking a free initial consultation today! I will be happy to discuss how I can offer support in your issues. I look forward to speaking with you soon! 

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Qualifications​​

  • Training: Master of Counselling (Monash University), Dip. in Counselling Psychology (CAE)

Additional Credentials

  • Graduate Cert. of Education Studies, Specialist Dip. in Teaching of English Language, Dip. in Legal Studies

Languages Spoken

  • Besides English, you can also speak with me in Mandarin (我能听得懂华语), Hokkien or simple Bahasa Indonesia (Saya dapat mengerti Bahasa Indonesia yang sederhana).

I continue to expand my knowledge and competence through regular clinical supervision, training and self-learning. I am also a verified mental health professional listed on Psychology Today Singapore. 

If you're feeling overwhelmed but still aren't sure about seeing a counsellor, you can read this article "Should I go for Counselling?" where you'll learn more about

  • how counselling works,

  • how it can benefit people,

  • what to expect during a typical first session, and

  • how to make the most out of counselling sessions. 

 

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Take care ♡

Catch Up With Me on Instagram (@c.janetg)

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