Australian Registered Psychologist (Clinical), Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society MPsych (Clinical) (AU), MSc Mental Health Studies (UK), BSc(Hons) Psychology (UK)
IMI Locations: Central
Languages: Language: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Marian Wong is a registered Clinical Psychologist with extensive assessment and treatment experiences with children, adolescents, adults and older adults presenting with a range of psychiatric and emotional disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorder, etc. She has also worked with individuals with specific learning disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism-spectrum disorder (ASD). She also has had experiences providing psychological services to medical populations (e.g. patients with pain problems, cancer and stroke), individuals experiencing cognitive impairment or sleep problems. She strongly believes that psychological health is intimately linked to physical health and adopts a holistic approach in her treatment.
Marian utilizes a range of evidence-based therapy approaches in her sessions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-based therapy. She also initiated a CBT-based mental health paraprofessional training for Foreign Domestic Workers, which was the first of its kind in Singapore.
Marian completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology program with the University of Melbourne in collaboration with National University of Singapore. Before commencing her clinical psychology training, Marian completed her first Masters in Mental Health Studies in the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London (UK). She has trained with Dr Tamara Russell in the delivery of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and facilitated MBCT programs for individuals with Bipolar Disorder. She has also worked extensively with psychosis patients under the 'Jockey Club Early Psychosis' project. Coming from a multicultural background and having worked in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and Australia as well as Singapore, Marian has substantial experiences working with diverse population groups.