About

Sharon Reutens Speech-Language Therapist and Counsellor

Sharon has 15 years of experience in Human Resources in a Multi-National Corporation before making a career switch close to a decade ago to work with children and teens with speech and language impairment and associated disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Dyslexia. She is a fully certified Speech and Language Therapist with the Allied Health Professions Council.

 

A mother of 2 teenagers, her passion in working with children and adolescents in mainstream schools who may be struggling with language difficulties which hinder their learning and those who face challenges with social communication, stems from her own amazing journey of discovery with her own child with ADHD. 

Fluent in English and conversant in Mandarin, Sharon is a qualified professional counsellor who has counselled individuals, and children with different life challenges, including but not limited to stress and anxiety, grief and loss, adjustment problems, parenting and relationship issues.  She employs an eclectic approach based on person-centered (Rogerian), motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral techniques, according to the needs of the client. Sharon is a certified Transactional Analysis practitioner.


She has provided training in various workshops and academic certificate programs throughout her career.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Science (Speech and Language Pathology),  National University of Singapore

  • Masters in Social Science (Professional Counselling), Swinburne University of Technology

  • Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, Singapore Institute of Management

  • Bachelor of Science (Economics) (Hon), University of London 

  • Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

  • The Hanen Centre Learning Language and Loving It Certification Workshop 

  • Social Thinking MASTERCLASS:

    • Exploring Key Social Thinking® Concepts through  Hands-on Activities

    • Teaching Social Thinking®: Social Detective, Superflex® and Friends Take On Social Emotional Learning

  • Diploma in Learning Disorders Management and Child Psychology , Linguistic Council

  • Transactional Analysis 101 and Advanced Transactional Analysis Certificates

  • Transactional Analysis Practitioner Certificate (USA Transactional Analysis Association)

Registrations/Memberships:

  • Allied Health Professions Council, Reg. No. A1302262D

  • Speech and Language Therapists Singapore (SALTS)

  • Singapore Association of Counsellors

  • Registered with the Ministry of Education 

About

Serena Lim Educational Therapist and Educational Psychologist 

 

Serena is trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading remediation and has more than 12 years of experience in working with children with dyslexia and other learning disorders.

 

She is also one of the co-authors of “Parenting a Child with Learning Disorders: Minding the Gaps from a Psycho-educational Perspective”.

 

As a mother of two lovely children, she shares in the enthusiasm and perseverance of other parents and looks forward to the lifelong learning journey of parenthood.

Qualifications:

* Master of Arts (Applied Psychology-Educational Psychology), National Institute of Education, Singapore

* Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Eastern New Mexico University, USA

* Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.

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