Dr. Roy Chan
Dr. Roy obtained his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Psychology from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Dr. Roy adopts a psychodynamic orientation towards individual and group therapy. His interests lie in working with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), violence, social relational issues, depression and anxiety in individual settings. His other interests involve helping adults with motivational, employment and relationship issues. He helps individuals understand how their underlying thoughts, relational patterns, and object relations are influencing their situation with the aim of guiding them back to balanced mental states. Dr. Roy is comfortable with different cultures and has worked in various international and local settings in Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China.
Dr. Roy has worked with multidisciplinary teams in a private paediatric clinics conducting full battery psychological assessments. Within the international school community he has been leading and guiding school shadowing, conducting in-class observations, and chairing parent and teacher meetings to ensure consistency of care. He is a regular speaker at schools, hospitals and corporations to provide education on topics from a psychological perspective
Hailing from Singapore, Roy started his career as an autism therapist at St. Andrew’s Autism Centre in Singapore and worked with the ASD population for the past 8 years. His doctoral dissertation titled the Cultural Narratives Behind Parental Choice of Treatment for their Child with ASD was presented at the 2019 Asia Pacific Autism Conference. He is available for speaking engagements, consultation, clinical assessments, child and adolescent therapy, parental and family therapy, supervision and training. Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin