Warton Ong

☑ Professional Counsellor at the Singapore Counselling Centre
☑ SAC-Registered Counsellor
(C0209)

Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Master of Business Administration
Pepperdine University –Irvine, California,USA

Languages Spoken: English

Warton is a clinical member and registered Counsellor with Singapore Association for Counselling. He is also a Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) approved Family Life Educator. He provides clinical training and supervision to new para-counsellors to develop their counselling skills and knowledge.

With his wealth of experience working with clients, Warton specializes in treating mental illness and family problems in the context of relationships. Drawing on a desire to help clients overcome challenges in their relationships, his goal is to help individuals, couples and families find healthier ways of interaction to improve communication and cope with life’s challenges.

His areas of special interests include pre-marital counselling (promoted by Singapore registry of marriage (ROM), marital issues, same-sex attraction, couple therapy, parenting issues, adolescence, grief work, workplace stress and change.

His integrative treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Narrative Solutions couple therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Coaching and Psycho-educational.

Warton is fascinated by neuroscience, the psychology of learning and adolescent development. He conducts Mental Health talks on stress and employee engagement for business organizations and provides counselling services under the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) scheme to help employees deal with personal problems that may adversely impact their work performance, health, and overall well-being. He also juggles lecturing assignments at Civil Service College as part of impacting the efficiency of government officers. Despite his hectic schedule, he teaches and practises the Chi Dynamics-Qiqong exercise for healthy living and relaxation.  He is a certified trainer and an assessor with ACTA and DACE.