Ms 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 University Malaya
Bachelor of Psychology (HONS) HELP University

Working Experience

Private University 2015 – current
Government hospital (volunteer counsellor) 2015-2016
Government Teaching Hospital 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)
  5. Malaysian Association of Education in the Medical & Health Sciences (MAEMHS)

Conferences Presentation and Talks

  1. Invited Speaker (by International Islamic University Malaysia)
    Title: The power of introverts when the world gets loud
    University Self-development program
    Date: 28th Novermber, 2018
  2. 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
  3. Speaker in a Stress Management Workshop for a multinational company (Selangor), 2014

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 day care centre at a government teaching hospital and a volunteer counsellor in a government hospital. She is also a lecturer in a local private 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.