Charles Sim

Dr Charles Sim

Head, Master of Counselling / Couple & Family Therapy Programme

S R Nathan School of Human Development

Tel: +65 6248 0330

Email: Y2hhcmxlc3NpbXRrQHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn

Educational Qualifications

2015
PhD. in Couple and Family Therapy, University of Minnesota, USA

2002
MSc. in Family Therapy, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, UK

Academic and Professional Experience

2017 - Present
Master trainer for "Marital First Responder" and "Person-of-the-Therapist" (POTT) Training Model.

2016 - Present
Design and developer of the Master of Counselling specialization in Couple and Family Therapy, and Graduate Diploma/ Certificate in Systemic Therapy.

2012 - Present
Advance Clinical Practice II: Family Intervention, Research and Evaluation in Counselling, Couple and Family Therapy, CFT Supervision for Practice, Medical Family Therapy, Minuchin Family Therapy, and Clinical Supervision in Counselling & Systemic Therapy courses, Singapore University of Social Sciences.

2015 - 2019
Visiting Consultant, Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore.

2013 - 2014
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

2009 - 2013
Walk-in-Counseling, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

2008 - 2013
Teaching Recovery Techniques to Children Survivors of Disaster, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, Canada, China, and Myanmar.

2001 - 2002
Traumatic Stress Service, Clinical Treatment Centre, Maudsley Hospital, London.

2000 - 2002
Child and Family Psychiatry, King’s College Hospital, and Couple Therapy, Maudsley Hospital, London.

Sim, T., & Sim, C (2020)
Global Contexts for the Profession of Systemic Family Therapy. The Handbook of Systemic Family Therapy: Volume 1, First Edition. Editor by Karen S. Wampler, Richard B. Miller, and Ryan B. Seedall. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Sim, C., Pang, P., and Mahdi, M.S. (2019)
Integrating Psychospirituality in Systemic Therapy. Asian Journal of Family Therapy, 3 (2), 65-77.

Sim, C. (2017)
Co-parenting Conversation Process: A Qualitative Study of Chinese Singaporean Parents. Journal of Family Therapy, 39(2), 217-237.

Sim, C. (2013)
Co-parenting among East Asian parents: Collective wisdom. In L. X. Hy (Ed.), Fostering spiritual and psychological development (pp. 161-171). Baton Rouge, LA: St. Michael.

2015 - Present
A Fellow of the Asian Academy of Family Therapist (AAFT), Hong Kong.

2002 - Present
A Clinical Member of the Association of Marital and Family Therapists, Singapore,

  • Marital First Responder (MFR)
  • Person-of-the-Therapist (POTT)
  • Pedagogy in Clinical Supervision, and Integrative Group Supervision
  • Using Stories for Research and Program Evaluation
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