Dr Goh Ci An
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Registered Psychologist, Singapore (Singapore Register of Psychologists)
Member of Singapore Psychological Society
Registered Psychologist, United Kingdom (Health and Care Professions Council, UK)
Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology
Dr Goh Ci An is a licensed clinical psychologist who has working experience in both Singapore and the United Kingdom (UK). His clinical expertise encompasses the treatment of various mental health conditions including mood disorders (e.g., depression), anxiety, phobia, sleep disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, stress, grief, and trauma.
Dr Goh obtained his Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from the Singapore Management University (SMU). He attained his doctorate in clinical psychology from the UK and is a certified clinical psychologist there. During his time in the UK, he worked in multiple settings including community and private mental health clinics, government hospitals, and children’s clinics. Dr Goh has also published his doctoral dissertation in the field of online gaming and mental health.
Upon returning to Singapore, Dr Goh practiced in the public healthcare sector and has worked with clients across the age spectrum with various mental health difficulties. He has helmed several leadership roles and was awarded the best performing allied health professional (2018) in his organisation. He is a registered psychologist on the Singapore Register of Psychologists and is committed to upholding the ethical and professional standards in his practice.
Dr Goh is trained in multiple therapeutic modalities. He works in an integrative manner, incorporating aspects from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness based therapies (e.g., Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Psychodynamic Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Essentially, Dr Goh firmly believes in the value of a strong therapeutic relationship and therefore adopts a client-centred approach in his work. He holds the view that every life matters and is worth investing in. He endeavours to help clients break free from the psychological barriers which constrain them from living healthier, stronger, and fulfilling lives.
During his free time, Dr Goh enjoys the company of his family and friends, a good movie, the occasional video game, and sports. Dr Goh is dedicated to helping every individual enhance their quality of life and develop the necessary skills to respond resiliently to life’s challenges.