Speciality

Child Psychology

Gender

Female

Qualifications

B.Soc.Sc. (Aust.),
MA (Psych) (Aust.),
Member of Australian Psychological Society,
Member of Singapore Psychological Society

Profile
Frances Yeo graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor’s degree and from the University of Sydney with a Master’s degree in Psychology. She was formerly the Principal Psychologist of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where she worked for close to eight years. During this time, she attended to adult patients with perinatal anxiety, depressive disorders, and provided counselling for cancer and chronic pain patients.

She further provided assessments and interventions for children with learning difficulties, emotional problems, autism, ADHD, and developmental delays. After her stint at KKH, Frances joined private practice as the founding practitioner at The Child Development Centre, where she led a multi-disciplinary team comprising speech and occupational therapists, and special needs teachers that provided holistic intervention programmes customised to the needs of each child.

With more than 15 years of experience, Frances has contributed extensively to the development of child psychology in Singapore. She is experienced in helping children and adults who are undergoing interpersonal conflict, behavioural and emotional problems, depression and anxiety.

Besides her clinical work, she has contributed to numerous newspaper and magazine articles and conducted talks on parenting and child development.

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