Dr. Farah Idu Jion
journeying with clients through their difficult times, helping them acknowledge their struggles with compassion, and empowering them with the skills to pick up and carry on”.
Dr. Farah is a clinical psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist with over 10 years of experience in the field. Having lived in Singapore and Australia, Dr. Farah enjoys working with persons from diverse backgrounds. She believes in a person-centred approach to therapy, and respects the individual’s history, cultural and beliefs systems. She believes that effective therapy requires building trust and working collaboratively in the healing journey.
Dr. Farah’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, sleep, chronic pain, stress, adjustment to role-transitions (e.g. NS, motherhood, retirement, empty-nest) or to health conditions (e.g. chronic conditions, unexpected diagnosis), trauma, and grief. Dr. Farah is trained in several treatment modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Dr Farah works best with persons above 15 years old for individual therapy.
As a clinical neuropsychologist, Dr Farah has experience in neuropsychology assessment & rehabilitation across the lifespan (6 to 90 years old) for acquired brain injury (TBI, Stroke, Tumour), neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD, IQ), neurodegenerative disorders (Dementia, Parkinson’s, MS) and mental capacity. She also provides cognitive rehabilitation and psycho-emotional services to support return-to-school or return-to-work efforts.
Dr Farah enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience. She is currently lecturing at a public university in Singapore. While at SKH, she was the lead clinical neuropsychologist and she provided clinical supervision to staff and students for assessment and therapy. She also developed and delivered mental health training workshops to Singhealth staff, and for members of the public.
Talk: “What is ADHD?” for voluntary welfare organisation “Unlocking ADHD” (2022)
Talk: “Strategies for Effective Memory” at Sengkang Library in (2019)