Mental Health Talk Part 2 – Mental Health Struggles: What Can I Do?

Vera is a Chinese-Indian who was born and raised in Sarawak. She later went to Kuala Lumpur to pursue a career in psychology. She earned a degree in Psychology from HELP University, graduating in 2018. She later interned at a public hospital in Sarawak and came to see the need for psychological treatment for the community. Vera later graduated with Master of Clinical Psychology at HELP University in 2020 after completing her psychotherapy clinical training. At SOLS Health-Thrive Well, she was involved in spearheading support groups for fellow mental health practitioners as well as SOLS24/7 staffs during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. She also spearheaded the community outreach leadership-project for at-risk youths residing at the PPR community (low-income community). She has experience in working with clients of various population which includes children, university students, domestic violence survivors, abuse survivors, and refugees (Afghanistan, Yemen, & India). She has experience in providing psychotherapy on anxiety disorders, depression, grief, cognitive disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As clinical coordinator, she works closely with clinical psychologists and counsellors collaboratively in organizing trainings and talks to strengthen the quality of psychotherapy services provided to clients. She is passionate about advocating mental health to the general public and have provided numerous talks and trainings on various topics regarding mental health. She believes that everyone has their own story of struggles and deserves to heal from their pain.

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