Our Practitioners on Online Platform

C-001

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Person-centered, #IAT

He is the certificated Integrated Adapt Therapy provider, getting training from UNFPA and Global Health Connect. He had provided MHPSS counseling to over 300 migrants in Shwe Pyi Tha. Additionally, he learned counseling psychology from one of the famous consultancy firms in Myanmar.

C-006

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Person-centered

 

He pursued the Diploma in Applied Psychology at the University of Yangon in June 2019. He learned counseling psychology at one of the Counseling consultancies in Myanmar.

 

He is working as a trauma counselor at the Healing Burma project, and as a phoneline counselor at Call Me Today as well as in Aye Chan Thaw Ein Project (ACTE). He has experience in providing psychosocial support to over 200 clients and has the knowledge of mental health supports for counseling during crisis situations. 

C-007

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

He graduated with a B.A. (Myanmar) and pursuing a Diploma in Applied Psychology (2019-2020). He was a journalist from 2013 to 2019 and currently working on his research in a local NGO. He is providing counseling sessions to his nearby and in Call Me Today COVID-19 Phone line as well.

 

He is working as a trauma counselor at the Healing Burma project and Aye Chan Thaw Ein Project (ACTE). He has experience providing psychosocial support to over 300 clients. He has completed certificates - Basic Counseling, Advanced Counseling, PFA, Basic Psychosocial Support, Art Therapy, Trauma Care and Support Course, and Childhood Trauma.

C-014

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Person-centered, #GBV

 

She is a proud feminist and a community worker with 9 years of working experience in the civil society and international NGO sector, focusing on mental health, youths, arts, education, gender equality, social enterprise, and cultural exchange.

 

She studied Applied Psychology at Yangon University, Counselling Psychology and Critical Incident Stress Reaction at a well-known counseling consultancy in Myanmar, and Lay Counseling Training by Lilly, Coach, and Counselor. She finished Train-the-Trainers Psychosocial Support Workshop by Anti-Hate Movement, Basic Psychosocial Support e-Training by UNFPA.

 

She’s now working on trauma counseling with Healing Burma.  She is the founder of several organizations and initiatives targeted at creating a fairer and better society. She also does care positively about environmental causes.

C-015

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Person-centered

 

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Melbourne, Australia. During her studies, she worked as a senior mentor in the 2018 ACE Senior buddy program of Trinity College where she helped and adjusted the possible struggles that fellow junior international students may encounter.

 

She has experience in facilitating workshop programs where basic psychology concepts such as mastering emotions, developing EQ, and raising better self-awareness are shared and introduced. She believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through life’s difficulties. Through her work, she strives to foster a safe space where people can tell their stories, gain insight into how those have impacted them, and create a new reality that is more fulfilling.

C-016

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

A medical graduate, enthusiastic about mental health and have studied post graduate (Mental Health) with 3 years of supervised clinical experience  and currently studying Diploma in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy course.

Have accomplished Psychological First Aids training & Certification course, Music for wellness course, Safe & Resilient Schools: Mental Health course. Volunteered at clinic opened by Myanmar Mental Health Society and other MHPSS groups.

After completing training for Basic counseling, Train the trainer for Mental well being support, Trauma focus & support group counseling training, currently working as mental health professional for community mental health care, Mental health counselor at Call Me Today organization and Healing Burma Project. Freelance writer at OnDr, writing mental health related and other health education articles.

C-017

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS

 

She graduated from the University of Yangon with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is pursuing the Master Degree in Psychology from the University of Yangon.

 

She is working as a Trauma Counselor in the Healing Burma Project, and as a phone line counselor in Call Me Today.

C-018

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Relationship

 

He is a well-known relationship counselor from Myanmar, who studied counseling psychology at one of the well-known Myanmar counseling firms. He provides counseling services for issues in relationships among couples, marriage, family, and divorced people since 2019. He is interested in gender studies, counseling and relationship issues including LGBTQI+.  

C-019

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS

 

He is currently working as a Mental Health Counselor on the Healing Burma Project. He holds a B. A Psychology from Myitkyina University and preparing to pursue a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. He is a volunteer counselor for UNFPA.

C-020

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Psychiatric consultation, #Person-centered

 

She is a medical doctor who has three years of experience in working as a trainee psychiatrist at Yangon Mental Health Hospital. She has completed the introductory course on Psychology at Yangon University, Basic Counseling Training, Train the Trainer program on Psychosocial Support, PFA Training and Existential Wellbeing Counseling Course.

 

Currently, she is working as a volunteer mental health professional at MHPSS groups and at a private mental health clinic.

C-021

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS, #Trauma, #GBV, #Person-centered

 

She is an experienced and motivated counseling professional helping clients from a range of demographics and backgrounds. The base of her approach to her clients starts by building a trusting empathetic relationship where clients can freely express their feelings and issues so that they can focus on the changes they want for their future.

 

She believes in the power of talking and a harmonious relationship which leads to greater self-awareness and insights. She adopts a humanistic person-centered approach and believes that the client is the main person responsible for change and the therapist is just a helper or facilitator in the process. 

 

Her first-hand experience helps her clients to feel at ease and communicate openly. Her non-judgmental and bubbly personality helps clients open up and identify their issues more easily. This open communication is the base for a therapist to support a client seeing and believing in a way to change from within. She has led numerous emotional workshops with diverse groups from all over the country. Her total Counselling clinical hours until January 2022 is up to (1,200 hours)+.

C-022

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

She has accomplished 6 years of dentistry course from the University of Dental Medicine, Yangon. Also, a basic counseling training certificate holder. Two years of experience in consulting dental patients as well as patients who come with anxiety and insomnia.


Experienced in facilitating mental health related workshops as well. She has a firm belief that the most vital thing in therapy is empathizing with the feelings of clients so that she can build a therapeutic relationship with them. She, herself, has gone through several therapy sessions as a client which makes her realize the importance and value of therapy.

C-023

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

She is a Final Part (2) Senior student from University Of Medicine(1), Yangon. Since she is
passionate about Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Mental Health, she willingly volunteered for
several mental health projects. She worked as a mental support hotline volunteer in the “Shall we
talk” program from Unite2030 Myanmar and she has accomplished Psychological First Aid
Certificate Course from John Hopkins University, Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, War
and Disaster: Global Perspectives Certificate Course from University of Minnesota and Couples
Counselling Using Family Therapy Certificate Course. She also worked as a volunteer trainee under the training and supervision of Nway Oo Healing Space. Currently, she is working as a mental health practitioner in Healing Burma Project.


She believes that the self-awareness and self-healing of a practitioner are important in the counselling career. So she tried therapy for self-work. Because of that, she can empathize with clients in facilitating their problem-solving. She is interested in family, friendship, and romantic relationships counselling.


Moreover, she is against discrimination and oppression based on gender, class, religion, race, ethnicity, and skin colour and she is quite aware of individual differences so she will be a safe space during the counselling session.

C-024

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

He is a graduate of the University of Medicine, Mandalay (2021). He is currently working as a specialized medical doctor (Psychiatry/Mental Health Focal Point) in an international NGO in Myanmar. He has received many trainings on counseling and has been working as a mental health counselor for many clients. He was also a volunteer counselor at Healing Burma Project which supports those suffering from mental trauma in Myanmar. Moreover, he acts as a speaker for mental health related talks and also writes educational articles related to mental health. He strongly believes in equality and equity and supports human rights regardless of one’s race, nationality, gender, sexual preference, belief, educational level, etc. He has a strong passion for mental health and shows great patience with clients. 

C-025

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

She graduated from the University of Yangon specializing in B.A. (Eng). Although she has had experience in the teaching and management field before, she pursued her calling in helping people in distress through talking therapy.  
 

She has completed her counseling certificates – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Counseling Skills and has plans to pursue a master’s degree in the future.  
 

She believes that everyone deserves a safe space to explore themselves. Her approach in dealing with the clients is to provide a warm, non-judgmental environment for them. Through trust and empathy toward the clients, she hopes that the client will be able to see themselves without being afraid and discover their goals in life through honest communication.  
 

Currently, she is working as a lay counselor at Call Me Today. 

C-026

(Female Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

She is a Second Year Honors Student, specializing in Psychology at University of Yangon.


She has completed the Basic Counseling and PFA Training, Trauma-informed Supportive Skills Training, Psychological Assistance Hotline Course Training, and also accomplished the Lay-counselor Skills Training and Exam. She has experience in volunteering as a Lay-counselor of a Mental Health Service, and as a Mental Health Supporter of Covid-19 Mental Health Support Hotline Program. 

C-027

(Male Mental Health Practitioner)

#MHPSS #Person-centered

 

He was a final year medical student at University of Medicine (1), Yangon. But now, he is pursuing mental health counseling. As he is aware of the stress and pain people go through these years, he searches for a way to help and he starts learning counseling.  
 
He has finished basic to advanced certification courses of counseling training. He is now working as a volunteer for emotional well-being workshops. His approach is a person-centered approach.  
 
With the world at a fast pace and everyone rushing to get to each destination, people sometimes forget to listen to those around them. Therefore, he wants to create a safe place where he listens to people’s stories not just with ears but with heart and creates a place where people can be themselves without holding back.