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Sarah Poh 

Senior Mental Health Counsellor 

Credential: Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling)

APACS membership A227

Years of experience: 15

Languages: English, Mandarin

Location: City Hall, Singapore

Rates: SGD 160 (online), SGD 200 (in-person)

Work experience:   

Sarah had worked in Institute of Mental Health for ten years since 2008. She had worked in its Medical Social Work department for more than three years before she joined Psychotherapy Services unit for next six years. Her last held job position was Senior Counsellor. Prior to working in IMH, Sarah had worked as a social worker in Family Service Centre where she provided counselling on parenting issues, domestic violence and other family issues.


Highest qualification and certification:

Sarah's highest education level is Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) conferred by Swinburne University of Technology. She was a Registered Social Worker with Singapore Association of Social Workers from 2009 to 2013. She is accredited by MSF (formally MCYS) as qualified practitioner for Mandatory Counselling Program for domestic violence. She is certified in Trauma-Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY), Psychodynamic, Hypnosis and CBT Psychotherapy.



Sarah has worked with many on Developmental and Complex Trauma and is especially knowledgeable and experienced in depth psychology. People who are interested to find out the unconscious underpinning of their behaviour and relationships can look to Sarah in assisting them to achieve greater personal freedom and empowerment when unconscious material is gently understood in its proper context (both in the past and in the present).

Therapy approach:

Sarah seeks to provide a safe listening mental space with her clients. Many who are willing to welcome personal transformation found it while working with her. In the course of her psychotherapy career in IMH, she has worked with people diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Eating Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, Paraphillia, Personality Disorders, Social Phobia, addictions, Kleptomania, and Schizophrenia.  Sarah's therapy style is integrative and holistic. Her intuition and ability to attune with client's body and mind is the heuristic factor towards her clients personal success. Sarah is happy to provide 30 min online consultation for first-timer seeing her at a nominal fee.