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Vanessa Tan

Vanessa Tan
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Psychologist specialising in Trauma and PTSD, Autism, and ADHD

📍 Victoria Park

Vanessa is a Clinical Psychology Registrar with a heartfelt commitment to supporting individuals across all ages in a variety of settings. With five years of specialized experience with children with special needs, she approaches her clients with a person-centred, trauma-informed method, offering therapy individually, within family groups, and within broader systems like schools and communities. Her passion ensures that clients and their families receive comprehensive support to meet significant goals and lead enriching lives.

Vanessa is particularly focused on perinatal and infant mental health, employing theories and practices that foster secure and nurturing family relationships. Her interest extends to assisting clients through the postnatal period, emphasizing the development of attunement and mutual trust between parents and infants.

Recently, Vanessa has also developed a special interest in supporting clients through their gender affirmation journeys, ensuring a safe and affirming space for self-discovery and empowerment. Her areas of interest include trauma, autism, ADHD, challenging behaviors, parenting, emotion regulation, anxiety, panic attacks, and depression.

Fluent in English and Mandarin, Vanessa’s ability to connect with a diverse clientele enriches her practice. Her therapeutic arsenal includes Mentalisation-Based Therapy, Mindfulness, Schema Therapy, EMDR, CBT, ACT, Applied Behaviour Analysis, and Positive Behaviour Support, reflecting her dedication to evidence-based and effective treatment modalities.

I can help you with

Trauma and PTSD
Emotional Disturbance