Joseph Quek

☑ Professional Counsellor at the Singapore Counselling Centre

Master of Counselling
Monash University

Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Curtin University of Technology

Languages Spoken: English

Joseph is a Professional Counsellor at Singapore Counselling Centre. He holds a Master of Counselling from Monash University and is a Registered Nurse with Singapore Nursing Board.

During his stint at the Ministry of Defence as the Deputy Head of the Basic Skills Training Section and Program Director for Basic Cardiac Life Support and CPR+AED in the SAF Medical Training Institute (SMTI). He also volunteered to take on the appointment of a Para-Counsellor to provide help to servicemen in dealing with their issues more effectively.

Today, Joseph is a committed Lecturer at ACC Institute of Human Services, teaching modules of the Specialist Diploma in Counselling Psychology. He believes in empowering and transforming the next generation to make a difference in others’ lives.

As a counsellor, Joseph uses techniques such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. He works closely with clients to identify root issues, connect the dots and see the presenting issues in a different light.

Aside from his professional work, he is also an active officer of The Boys’ Brigade for the past 10 years, where he mentors and counsels the boys to become leaders of the next generation. For the boys who may be going through difficulties at school or at home, Joseph works closely with their parents and provides support to them.

Joseph has helped many adults and young adults in the areas of self-esteem, anger management, stress management, depression, anxiety issues, relationship and family difficulties and other life challenges.