Ms Gwen Koh is a well-regarded social service practitioner who has amassed more than 25 years of frontline and supervisory practice. She holds a Bachelor degree in Social Work from the National University of Singapore and a Masters degree in Social Work from Melbourne University, Australia. Gwen is also trained in Identity Oriented Psychotrauma Theory (IoPT), EMDR, among other professional trainings.
Having rose up the ranks beginning as a Youth Worker, Gwen is well-acquainted with the structure and the challenges of the local social work scene. She is currently dividing her time running her own private practice as well as serving as the Principal Social Worker in a charity running residential care, fostering service, respite care, youth outreach, adventure therapy and clinical intervention where she supervises younger colleagues. Gwen has served and supported children, adolescents and adults through individual, group, couple/marital and systemic family interventions. Gwen is adept in experiential therapeutic work with clients especially in companioning with them to unravel their strengths and resources, thereby support them towards healing, transformation and growth. Her specialties include working with individuals in dealing with anxieties, trauma, major life transitions, grief and relational challenges.