Ms. Justine Xue
being present with clients through their challenges to support them in identifying both their strengths and choices to improve psychological well-being.”
Justine is a registered psychologist in Australia and Singapore with extensive experience working with children and adolescents, both in public healthcare and community-based settings. Through positive behaviour and parenting support, she empowered families of preschool children with disabilities at the Community Psychology Hub. During her time as a psychologist at KK Women’s and Children’s hospital, Justine provided inpatient and outpatient care to children and adolescents with a range of conditions such as tics, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, OCD, deliberate self-harm and psychosomatic concerns. As part of the multidisciplinary dermatology team specialising in supporting young people cope with atopic dermatitis and trichotillomania, Justine recognized the profound impact of these conditions on the development of self-esteem and identity. She worked closely with families and schools to create a more accepting and validating environment to facilitate engagement and change.
Justine has expertise in evidence-based cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy and mindfulness-based techniques. She has advocated for the role of psychology by being involved in service development initiatives, research and giving talks to healthcare professionals and the public. She is also currently providing therapy to adults as a volunteer with a non-profit organisation.
Justine strives to use an open, curious, flexible and collaborative approach in her work with clients. She believes in helping clients to be comfortable with the therapy process. Personally, Justine continues to learn to embrace changes and challenges which enables empathy and support for clients to develop compassion towards themselves.
MEMBERSHIp / EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION & AWARDS
Talk: “Multidisciplinary care of the severe atopic dermatitis patient” (2022)
Talk: “Building psychological resilience” (2021)
Talk: “Helping patients cope with vascular anomalies” (2021)