Christine is the Founder of Kintsugi Companions and a certified Counsellor. Her past experience includes the role of Executive Director of a Singapore-based not-for-profit organisation. During her time there, she was instrumental in re-structuring and re-branding the organisation. She began her career as a Change Management Consultant in the 1990s for close to 10 years at Accenture. Thereafter she continued to pursue a marketing profession and established and managed several of her own businesses in the areas of branding and communication. Christine graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor in Business Administration in Marketing. Following that, she completed her Master of Arts in International Relations at Baylor University. She completed her post-graduate Diploma in Counselling with the University of Wales and Master of Arts in Counselling with TCA (Theological Centre for Asia) College, Singapore. Christine is fluent in English and Malay.
Article By Christine
“Mental health is at the core of our humanity” according to António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations. Being mentally healthy enables us to lead productive and fulfilling lives. However, with one in four of us predicted to suffer a mental health episode during our lifetime, even without the negative impact caused by COVID-19, it’s an issue
COVID-19 has been hailed as the “big equalizer”. However, the reality is that we aren’t all equally resilient, especially when it comes to mental health. Increasingly more employees are susceptible to mental illnesses due to the high stress, competitive nature and long hours of current work life. According to the WHO, more than 300 million
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