Dr Joel Yang is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice, and has worked in general and psychiatric hospitals, as well as community-based mental health settings in Australia and Singapore since 2008. Academically, Joel was previously the Head of Counselling program at the Singapore Institute of Management University, and held an appointment with Yale-NUS, National University of Singapore. He is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society and Chartered with the British Psychological Society.
Over the last 8 years, Joel has facilitated courses across corporate and educational institutions in Singapore and Australia. Joel conducted the 4.5-day Teacher-Counsellor Course for MOE as well as several courses for the Academy of School Teachers. Joel has run various trainings on Suicide Intervention, Dealing with Grief and Loss, Counselling methods and specific crisis management.
General feedback on his training has reflected that participants appreciate his approachable, humorous and informative style of facilitation. Joel balances scientific research and theory with everyday application. He has consistently received >85% satisfaction ratings for both Course and Trainer Effectiveness.