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Psychiatry Overview

The Department of Psychiatry provides a comprehensive integrated multi-disciplinary service in the management of patients with psychological and psychiatric disorders.
Backed by a multi-disciplinary team comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and occupational therapists, the department offers a full range of specialty services to meet the individual needs of our patients.

The Department of Psychiatry provides the following subspecialty services:


Provides evaluation and treatment for patients with organic brain lesions with psychiatric or psychological consequences


Provides psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy) and hypnotherapy for patients with psychological or psychiatric disorders.

Stress Management

Provides stress management and lifestyle modification counselling.

Sleep Disorders

The clinic sees patients with insomnia, sleeping pill abuse and dependence, as well as those with circadian rhythm disorders (e.g. shift workers).

Stress and Anxiety Disorders

The clinic evaluates and treats psychological stress and anxiety disorders, e.g. panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder.

Treatment will include psychotherapy, counselling and pharmacotherapy. The clinic also organises seminars and training for healthcare professionals and members of the public, as well as stress management workshops.

Mood Disorders Clinic

The clinic provides evaluation and treatment for all persons with mood disorders. It will perform suicidology assessment in collaboration with other healthcare professionals. Treatment consisting of psychotherapy, counselling and pharmacotherapy will be provided.

Eating Disorders

The Eating Disorders Clinic specialises in helping individuals suffering from Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Eating Disorder).

Staff MembersSub-Specialty
Head & Senior Consultant
Assoc. Prof Ng Beng Yeong MBBS, M Med (Psych), FAMSNeuropsychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Psychosexual Disorders, Pain Disorders
Senior Consultant
Asst. Prof Lee Huei Yen MBBCh, MMed (Psych)Eating Disorders, Women's Mental Health, General Psychiatry
Assoc Prof Lee Tih Shih MD, PhD, ABPN, FRCP(Can.), FRCP(Edin.)Neuropsychiatry and Complex Brain Disorders
Assoc Prof Leslie Lim MA, MBBS, MRCPysch, FRCPsych, FAMS, LRSMMood Disorder, Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Phobias, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Grief Work
Dr Chan Herng Nieng MBBS, MMed (Psych)Mood Disorder, Stress and Anxiety Disorders
Dr Kwok Kah Foo, Victor MBBS, M Med (Psych)General Psychiatry
Dr Ng Kah Wee MBBS (Spore), MMed (Psychiatry)Eating Disorders, General Psychiatry
Dr Sin Gwen Li MBBS, M Med (Psych)Old age psychiatry
Associate Consultant
Dr Gudi Alakananda Mihir MBBS, M Med (Psych)General Psychiatry
Dr Tan Shian Ming
Visiting Consultant
Dr Lee Ee Lian MBBS, M Med (Psych)-
Associate Consultant
Dr Soh Teck Hwee


Consultation is strictly by appointment only. Referrals are accepted from polyclinics, hospitals, general practitioners, voluntary welfare organisations, schools and colleges and institutions of higher learning. Patients in need of assistance can make a self-referral by:


Department Office:

Academia, Level 3
Tel: 6321-4344
Fax: 6321-4015
(for departmental matters only)

Last Modified Date :05 Aug 2014