Dr. Simon Neo Teck Koon

Organisational Experience 

Simon has over 25 years of expertise in corporate training, counselling, social and human services, education, services training, education and community outreach. He is a much sought-after resource speaker, corporate trainer and lecturer, known for his passion, enthusiasm, humour and dedication. Some of the industries he has trained at: transportation, hospitals, prisons, banking, education and government sectors amongst others. Simon has conducted workshops on topics as Life Skills, Leadership, Communication Skills, Listening skills, Empathy and Questioning Techniques amongst others in Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok and Spain. He lectures at private institutions on counselling and psychology modules and grooms future counsellors. He has done work both with Chulalongkorn University and Assumption University of Thailand. In schools, he has conducted workshops on various topics such as parenting, life skills, self awareness, learning styles, self-esteem and job interviews, among others. Simon has a private practice known as “The Psychotherapy Clinic” in Singapore. He has worked with a wide variety of individuals and companies, with concerns such as marital issues, relationships, parenting and employee assistance program (EAP). He has also contributed to a research study for randomized controlled trial on STI/HIV/AIDS prevention intervention for adolescents availing of services from a Singapore-based STI clinic.

Professional Roles (current)

– Appointed Community Mediator, Community Mediation Centre (Singapore)
– Psychotherapist, The Psychotherpay Clinic, Singapore and Bangkok
– Consultant, Positive Performance Consulting
– Committee Member – NKF Patient Advocacy and Volunteer Committee
– Associate Consultant, Human Dynamic
– Governing Faculty Member – Professional School of psychology

Professional Roles (past)

– Associate Counsellor, Republic Polytechnic
– Lecturer, College of Allied Educators, Jakarta
– Trainer, Chulalongkorn University
– Lecturer, Edith Cowen University
– Adjunct Lecturer, Academy of Human Development
– Casual Research Assistance/Online Counselor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore
– Adjunct Lecturer, ITE East
– Adjunct Lecturer, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
– Tutor/Lecturer, Lee Community College
– Operational Director, Kelton & Wheeler International Pte Ltd
– Real Estate Manager, Emax Enterprises Pte Ltd
– Sales Manager, E-Guide Pte Ltd
– Sales Executive, Integrated Information Pte Ltd

Professional Memberships

– American Counseling Association
– American Psychological Association
– Singapore Association for Counselling
– Singapore Psychological Society
– Australian Counseling Association
– Golden Key International Honour Society
– Canadian Council of Professional Certification
– Association of Christian Counsellors of Singapore
– Association of Group and Individual Psychotherapy (Singapore)
– American Group & Psychotherapy Association
– International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (USA)
– International Institute of Mediators (Singapore)

Academic Qualifications

– Doctor of Psychology (Group Psychotherapy), Professional School of Psychology, USA.
– Master of Social Science (Counselling), University of South Australia
– Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), American University for Humanities
– Post-Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
– Diploma in Counselling Psychology
– Master Solution-Focused Practitioner
– ABA Trait Assessor
– Certified Behavioural & Career Consultant (DISC)
– Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis (T-JTA)

Languages: English / Mandarin