Who We Are

Our Psychologists

Shrimathi Swaminathan

Clinical Psychologist and Founder

  • B.A. (Psychology)
  • M.A. M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Member, Singapore Psychological Society
  • Member, Australian Psychological Society
  • EMDR

Shrimathi is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in various clinical settings. Shri works with children, teens, adults & couples, integrating psychotherapy approaches to help resolve a range of mental health issues.

She has a special interest and expertise in ADHD, Eating Disorders, behavioral disorders in children, Borderline and other personality disorders, and Neuropsychological & forensic psychological assessments.

Shri is a member of the Singapore Psychological Society, Australian Psychological Society and the Society for Psychotherapy Integration.

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Emma Waddington

Clinical Psychologist

  • B.Sc (Psychology) (Hons.)
  • M.Sc (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)
  • Ph.D (Psychology)

Emma has a Ph.D. in Psychology and completed a MSc. in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). In addition to her clinical work, Emma is an adjunct associate professor at the psychology department at National University of Singapore. Prior to moving to Singapore, Emma has worked in the UK as Clinical Psychologist and CBT Psychotherapist in local services, hospitals and private sector. She also worked as a clinical supervisor at the Anna Freud Centre, University College London and a visiting lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London.

Emma has a wealth of experience working with children and families using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to help them overcome emotional difficulties such as anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, anger management and behavioural difficulties. She also works with adults treating range of mental health conditions.

She is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the British Health Professions Council and is a chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She is also accredited as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist by the BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists).

Emma speaks fluent English and Spanish

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Deepika Mulchandani

Registered Counsellor & Family Therapist

  • Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling)
  • Graduate Certificate in Family and Systemic Therapy
  • Registered member of Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC)

Deepika Mulchandani is counsellor and psychotherapist who has worked extensively with families, couples and parents. She has earned her Master Degree in Professional Counselling from Swinburne University with specialisations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Having actively worked with families, Deepika went on to pursue her certification in Family & Systemic Therapy.

She helps individuals and families experiencing relationship difficulties, emotional challenges, prolonged stress, depression and anxiety to improve mental health and regain a sense of well-being. She also helps families cope with a range of emotional and behavioural difficulties observed in children and adolescents. She has been involved with community counselling services, social-emotional intervention programs in schools and family counselling in a residential treatment centre in Singapore.

Deepika has also lived in several countries including Indonesia, Australia and Malaysia before moving to Singapore. This background has given her a wealth of experience in connecting with individuals from diverse backgrounds and a deep understanding of cross-cultural adjustments.

Being bilingual, Deepika can communicate effectively in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Deepika is a registered member of Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC) and is an Associate member of Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT).

Clare Henn-Haase

Clinical Psychologist

  • B.A. (Psychology)
  • M.Ed. (Community Counseling)
  • Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (USA)

Dr. Clare Henn-Haase is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore.  She has over 25-years of experience treating an array of mental health problems including acute stress, post traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety, in both children and adults.  Her expertise is in trauma and evidence-based treatments for acute and chronic post traumatic stress.

Clare received her Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Chicago, and completed her postdoctoral training at the San Francisco VA Medical Center in the USA.  Dr. Henn-Haase received clinical training, certification, and experience in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused treatment for PTSD, cognitive processing therapy (CPT), prolonged exposure (PE), dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT), and skills training for affective and interpersonal regulation (STAIR).

Clare is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Trauma Psychology (Division 56) of the American Psychological Association, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS).

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Shian-Ling Keng

Clinical Psychologist

  • B. Sc. (Psychology and Biology)
  • M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)

Dr. Shian-Ling Keng is a Clinical Psychologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore. She has extensive experience working with adults and helping them cope with a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and borderline personality disorder. She is fluent in English and Mandarin, and her clinical practice is LGBT-friendly.

Originally from Malaysia, Shian-Ling  received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Duke University in the USA and completed her clinical psychology residency at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. Shian-Ling has received clinical training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), as well as mindfulness-based interventions, such as mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT).

Shian-Ling is member of Singapore Psychological Society and American Psychological Association.

Shian-Ling Keng is currently not taking on any new clients due to her teaching commitments. She will be back to see clients at Psynaptica once she is available. Apologies for any inconvenience. Please do call us at 67790660 or email us if you would like to see one of our other Psychologists.