“The world exists as you perceive it. It is not what you see… but how you see it. It is not what you hear… but how you hear it. It is not what you feel… but how you feel it”. – Rumi
Jeanette is a Counsellor and Family Therapist. She works with couples and families, as well as adults and adolescents facing acute stress due to pressures at school, work and significant relationships. She also supports clients with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, addictions, grief and post-traumatic stress disorder.
She sees herself as a facilitator, guiding clients through the process of goal-setting and committing to sustainable positive changes, one step at a time. She aims to empower them in a solution-focused journey with systemic family therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy and hypnotherapy, amongst other therapeutic approaches.
Jeanette has a Master’s Degree in Professional Counselling (specialising in Family Therapy) from the Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). She is also a National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) Certified Hypnotherapist, 5-PATH®️ Hypnotist and 7th Path Self-Hypnosis®️ Teacher of the Basic and Advanced Recognitions. She has completed the Basic Intensive Training in Choice Theory and Reality Therapy with William Glasser International and Mindfulness Foundation Course with Brahm Centre. She also holds the Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment, as well as the Knowdell™ Career Advisor certification for education and career guidance counselling.
Prior to this, Jeanette was a multiple award-winning educator at a Polytechnic, where she served as Senior Lecturer and Student Counsellor and managed a training department at the National Council of Social Service. She began her career as an auditor with a Big 4 international accounting firm and was a Chartered Accountant.
Jeanette enjoys cycling and exploring trails with her husband and two sons. She volunteers as a counsellor with HealthServe Singapore and Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) to support the mental health of migrant workers.
She currently resides in Singapore.