Ms Athena Siew Yi Ting

B. Psych (Hons), M. ClinPsych

Clinical Psychologist

Education

Master of Clinical Psychology HELP University
Bachelor of Psychology (HONS) HELP University


Working Experience

Government-funded Medical Institution (Part-time) 2018 – current
Private Child Development Centre (Associate) 2017 – current
Private Child Psychological Center (Internal Consultant 2017 – current
Non-profit Behavioural Health Centre (NGO) 2016 – current
Private psychological center, CCP Services 2016
Center for Psychological and Counseling Services, HELP University 2015 – 2016

 

Languages

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

Talks and Presentations

    1. Invited Speaker
      Title: Happily Attached: In an Unbreakable Relationship with Social Media (Healthy U Week)
      Venue: University of Nottingham (Malaysia Campus)
      Date: 27th September 2018

 

    1. Speaker
      Title: The MindFlu Workshop: Introduction to Mental Health in Malaysia
      Venue: UCSI College
      Date: 10th November 2018

 

    1. Calibre Magazine, Column Contributor
      Title: Teaching Kids Kindness and Good Values
      Column: Wellbeing
      Issue: November 2017

       

 

    1. Speaker
      Title: Managing Difficult Interactions for Reach Out and Rise (ROAR) Enrichment Program
      Venue: Science of Life Studies 24/7 Malaysia, SOLS Health
      Date: 24th November 2016

 

    1. Invited Speaker
      Title: Expressing your emotion
      Venue: Dignity for Children Foundation (Enrichment Program for Teenagers)
      Date: 23rd November 2016

 

    1. Speaker
      Title: Stress, Loneliness and Coping Method for Community Centre Volunteers
      Venue: Science of Life Studies 24/7 Malaysia Community Centre
      Date: 11th October 2016

 

  1. Speaker
    Title: Thinking of Specializing in Clinical Psychology? Clinical Psychology Introduction for HELP Undergraduate Students
    Venue: HELP University
    Date: 2nd ‎March 2016

     

  2. Invited Speaker
    Title: Mental Health Awareness Talk for Parents
    Venue: Dignity for Children Foundation
    Date: ‎26th ‎July 2015

     

  3. Oral presentation
    Title: The Effect of Imagination on Memory among Students in Childhood and Adolescence
    Venue: HELP University (28th Psychology Colloquium)
    Date: 19th April 2014

Athena is a Clinical Psychologist who has completed a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and Bachelor in Psychology (Hons) from the HELP University.

Athena is professionally trained in administering psychological assessments, providing diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for populations experiencing a variety of mental illnesses. She has experience in a range of clinical settings such as private clinics, mental health services, special need schools and non-governmental organizations. She is eligible to provide individual and family-based interventions for individuals on issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, bullying, abuse, trauma, behavioural issues, social difficulties, learning or academic difficulties, grief and loss, family separation or conflict, self-esteem, coping with change and life adjustments. She has training and experience of working with clients from different cultural and religious backgrounds and work with clients irrespective of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or race.

Prior to be a clinical psychologist, Athena was working with children and teenagers for 6 years in Klang Valley where she provided a range of supports including academic assistance, families and parenting-related concerns. Athena is also experienced in running group programs, camps, seminars and workshops for young people, parents and families.