Entries by Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic

Adelphi Psych Principal Psychologist Contributes to CNA Article on Shopping and Overspending

Online shopping has experienced quite an uptick during the pandemic and it’s partly caused by people self-treating mental health woes with retail therapy. This piece from CNA titled Impulse buying: Why some people can’t stop shopping and how not to overspend, shares some expert insights from Adelphi Psych’s own Sue Anne Han.

How Data Can Help Us Cope with Pandemic-Related Mental Health Issues

Pandemic-rated mental health issues, both direct and indirect, have risen throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. As a result, there is a massive amount of data waiting to be collected and analysed. It’s an unprecedented circumstance that is luckily already being taken advantage of by mental health practitioners and scientists. Hopefully, this can all help Singapore psychologists respond better to future pandemics.

EMDR – A Way Out from Trauma

Trauma is a fact of life but if left untreated, it can greatly impair the way a person functions in their day-to-day life. One of the ways in which trauma can be addressed is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a type of exposure therapy, which enables the client to recall traumatic memories in a safe and controlled environment. EMDR therapy allows the client to reprocess traumatic memories and live life more fully.