Our Board/ Founding Member

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Mr Keith Chua

Mr Keith Chua

Board Chairman/ Founding Member

Mr Hsieh Fu Hua

Mr Hsieh Fu Hua

Representative of Binjaitree/Founding Member

 

 

Dr Sally Thio

Dr Sally Thio

Executive Director/Founder/Board Member

Dr Joseph Leong

Dr Joseph Leong

Board Member

 

Mr James Cheng

Mr James Cheng

Board Member

 

 

Ms Tanya Maitland

Ms Tanya Maitland

Board Member

 

 

Our Staff

Dr. Sally Thio

Executive Director/Founder/Board Member

Sally has devoted over 30 years to the mental health community and has pioneered various new initiatives such as recovery model that focus on reintegration of patients into community through supported housing, supported employment, community rehabilitation and support services.

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Mr Gerard Das

Clinical Director

Gerard was awarded Master of Social Science (Counselling & Psychotherapy) from Edith Cowan University, Australia. He has a Diploma from the School of Ministry, Tung Ling Bible School and is a Training Facilitator in Classical Trauma Healing from American Bible Society.  He is also a professional in suicide intervention.  He has conducted trainings in Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

Gerard was a lecturer and training consultant at the Institute of Technical Education for more than 25 years. He was the Clinical Manager at Simei Care Centre – now known as Anglican Care Centre (Simei), which provides psychiatric rehabilitation for people with mental health issues.  Currently, he serving as CFL Clinical Director in assisting the Executive Director in its strategic direction, operation and development.

Ms Renay V. Pereira 

Programme and Training Manager

Renay’s career in the mental health field has involved providing psychoeducation, emotional support and extensive corporate training. She has been based at the Institute of Mental Health and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital supporting their caregivers. She earned a Master of Social Work from the Singapore University of Social Sciences, which included training at Child Protective Service at MSF. Renay also has degrees from the National University of Singapore in Economics and English, and a Master of Arts in English Studies and has taught at Singapore Polytechnic and NUS.

Mr Alex Yeo

Community Relations and Operation Manager

Alex is the operation and community relation manager in Caring for life. A passionate Youth Mental Health Advocate and since Aug 2015, he is driven to explore different solutions to support and empower persons with mental health issues to regain their dignity in life. His knowledge of the mental health sector and non-profit organizations came from his involvement in governmental mental health team (NCSS); co-founder of mental health service directory (Mental Connect) and currently involvement in a new non-profit startup (Caring For Life) in suicide prevention work.

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