Leong Mei San (K.B., P.A.)

B. Psych (HONS), M. Counselling

Registered & Licensed Counsellor

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Family Ecology (in-pursue) (University Putra Malaysia)
Masters of Counseling (completed) (University Malaya)
Bachelor of Psychology (HONS) (completed) (HELP)

Working Experience

Duration/Year
UCSI University 2015 – current
Palliative Care Unit, Hospital Selayang 2015
Psychiatric Clinic and Daycare, UMMC 2014

Languages

  1. English
  2. Bahasa Malaysia
  3. Cantonese
  4. Mandarin

Professional Membership

  1. Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM)
  2. PERKAMA International
  3. American Counseling Association (ACA) (2015/2016)
  4. Malaysian Association for the Study of Pain (MASP)

Conferences Presentation and Talks

  1. Poster presentation in American Counseling Association – Asia Pacific Counseling Conference, Singapore
    Title: Using Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love Scale as a Psycho-educational Tool to Enhance Marital Satisfaction among Young Malaysian Chinese Married Couples
  2. Speaker in a Stress Management Workshop for a multinational company (Selangor), 2014

Leong Mei San is currently a registered and licensed counsellor under the Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM). She mainly provides individual and couple counselling and psychotherapy. Her professional experiences include practicing as a counsellor trainee in psychiatric clinic and psychiatric daycare centre at University Malaya Medical Centre and a volunteer counsellor in Palliative Care Unit, Hospital Selayang. She is also a lecturer in UCSI University.

She has worked with a variety of populations with diverse cultural background, which included children, adolescent, and adults with behavioural and emotional issues, university students, working adults, providing individual and group counselling, family and marriage counselling, grief and bereavement counselling, and interventions for hospital inpatients and outpatients. During her practice, she provides counselling for individuals with different issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, grief, and life transition difficulties. Besides that, she also facilitates psycho-educational workshops and talks for the general public and private companies in English, Malay, and Chinese. She is currently pursuing her PhD in UPM, focusing on the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and person-environment effects on romantic relationships, family and marital satisfaction.

She is devoted in empowering her clients in the journey of achieving their greatest potential in life to the fullest through collaborative work in therapy. Understanding and helping clients in a holistic approach have always been her vision as a helping professional.

Therapy is a journey of growth, healing and empowerment. As the saying goes “we don’t meet people by accident, they are meant to cross our path for a reason.” It would be an honor to walk alongside you as you embark on this journey.