Sylvia Chen

Sylvia Chen2020-03-11T01:40:49+00:00

Sylvia is a warm and caring person who aims to help others feel at ease. Sylvia has had a wealth of life experience that has given her a first-hand understanding of the need for people to find balance and support in times of need by receiving compassionate counselling. She has a strong desire make a heartfelt contribution to those she counsels.

Sylvia is in her final year of completing a Master of Counselling degree and has a background in leadership and as a corporate adviser.

As a parent and carer herself with young children, Sylvia developed a keen interest in supporting children and families on the Autism spectrum as well those with additional needs and health challenges. Sylvia has a lived experience of the cultural adjustments and personal identity issues faced by immigrant and expatriate communities.

Languages spoken:

English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese

Areas of interest:

  • Support and navigation of therapies for families of children with special needs
  • Family-centred care for parents with sick and premature newborns
  • Cultural adjustment for immigrant and expatriate families

Sylvia works with:

  • Parenting and motherhood
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Disability and special needs support for parents
  • Families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Self-care strategies
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Stress management
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Grief and loss
  • Career change and redundancy
  • Work-life balance

Qualifications 
Master of Counselling, Monash University (Final year)
Bachelor of Commerce