Local Speakers

Track 4: Hard Truths About Addictions (S1)
Ms Andrea Chan
Head, TOUCH Youth Intervention, TOUCH Community Services
Speaker's profile

Ms Andrea Chan heads the TOUCH Youth Intervention team at TOUCH Community Services. Andrea and her team take on cases with a range of issues such as cyber addiction and mental health. Besides clinical work in TOUCH, Andrea conducts training on cyber wellness for school counsellors, lecturers and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). She currently engages at-risk youths and provides therapy for youths with cyber addiction.

Andrea is certified by the MSF to conduct its Building Emotional and Affect Regulation programme, aimed at building resilience in children. As a certified Workplace Health Promotion Consultant by the Health Promotion Board (HPB), she is part of a team appointed to develop content for HPB’s national workplace mental health workshops on resilience, cognitive efficacy, self-esteem, and emotional and social intelligence. Andrea also conducts mental wellness talks and training for corporations such as ExxonMobil, British Airways, SMRT, National Kidney Foundation, Microsoft Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board.

Andrea is passionate about making a difference in the lives of people and tapping on the strengths of each individual to enable them to reach their full potential. She has a Masters in Counselling Psychology and is a Professional Member of the American Counselling Association.

Programme Details

Track : Track 4: Hard Truths About Addictions (S1)
Day 2, 31 January 2019
2.00pm – 3.15pm
Topic : DIGITALActive: Addressing Gaming Issues Amongst Youths in a Digital World