Kathleen joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) in 2021 as a Senior Specialist Psychologist. She is part of the SpLD Assessment Services team, providing psycho-educational assessments for children and young adults. Kathleen graduated from Monash University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology, and from the RMIT in 2011 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)(Psychology). Thereafter, she completed a Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental) at Australian Catholic University in 2015. Prior to DAS, Kathleen worked in both clinical and educational settings in Australia, mainly supporting primary school-age children and young adults with a range of school-based and mental health issues.
Kathleen believes that every individual has the potential to thrive in life when given the right opportunities, skills and support. She has a strong passion to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults by building their resilience and resources to help overcome their limitations and adversities.
Kathleen is a registered psychologist with the Singapore Register of Psychologists and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. She is also a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society and the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc.
“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.”
– Brené Brown