Availability: Mondays to Wednesdays from 11 am – 6 pm (SGT) via Zoom
Sharinder Kaur holds a Master’s in Counselling from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. She is a registered clinical member of Singapore Association of Counselling, and an associate member of Transactional Analysis Singapore. She has attained practitioner certifications for Transactional Analysis (TAP) from USATAA, Brainspotting from Brainspotting AustralAsia Pacific, and Choice Theory and Reality Therapy from William Glasser Institute. She is an accredited facilitator for the Prepare & Enrich marriage preparation and enrichment programme, as well as The Good Enough Parenting professional training. She also has completed her Professional Certificate in Sexuality Education with Dr. Martha Tara Lee.
Prior to officially joining the counselling field, Sharinder was providing social-emotional and behavioural support to students as an educator. She has over 12 years of experience in supporting young minds to grow and thrive. Sharinder’s expertise spans across various age groups, including teens, adults, and parents. Sharinder works with clients on emotional regulations, personal development, stress management, motivation, grief and loss, trauma, conflict resolution, anxiety, sexual concerns, relationship and communication skills. Sharinder also works with parents to support them in healing and improving their relationship with their child. She provides trauma-informed care. She is currently working towards her certification in Compassionate Inquiry.
Sharinder’s approach to therapy includes mind-body-based skills. She uses a range of modalities: person-centered, Transactional Analysis, CTRT, Brainspotting, and breathwork in her practice. She is also LGBTQ+ affirmative and believes in supporting all individuals regardless of their sexual orientation and history to live their best life through self- acceptance and self-empowerment. She hopes to help her clients shift from a survival mindset to a thriving mindset by navigating the journey of life with confidence, resilience, and a growth mindset. She is a firm believer in creating a safe, non-judgmental, and nurturing environment so that her clients can receive the necessary support for their wellbeing.
As a new mom, Sharinder has pivoted her practice and provides counselling support virtually so that she can better balance the demands of motherhood whilst still pursuing her passion for providing empathic support to her clients. She is available for appointments from Mondays to Wednesdays from 11 am – 6 pm (SGT). Should you require a different time slot, please do drop her a message and she will do her best to accommodate where possible.
Step into a nurturing space where personal growth, healing, and self-discovery are embraced. Sharinder Kaur, a dedicated SAC-registered counsellor, is wholeheartedly committed to helping individuals find transformative change in their lives. Allow us to introduce Sharinder and share how she can be your trusted companion on your journey towards a more fulfilling life.
Sharinder graduated with a Master of Counselling (Advanced) from Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia in August 2020.
- Master of Counselling (Advanced), Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) August 2020
SAC Registered Counsellor (C0676)
- Brainspotting Practitioner (Certification In progress, level 1 & 2 completed)
- MATES House training completed
- Talking with the Stars training completed
- Professional Certificate in Sexuality Education (On-going till Nov 2023)
- Attachment- Focused EMDR workshop with Parnell Institute for EMDR
- Person-of-the Therapist training with Singapore University of Social Sciences
- Youth Smoking Cessation workshop (Level 1) with Health Promotion Board
- Transactional Analysis Practitioner (TAP) certification from USATAA
- Sexual Assault First Responder training workshop with AWARE
- Understanding & Supporting People in Journey of Loss & Grief with SSI
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training with SSI
- Motivational Interviewing training with SSI
- Choice Theory and Reality Therapy Certification
- Child Protection and Safeguarding with EduCare
- Good Enough Parenting
- Standard First Aid – AED
A Holistic Approach:
Sharinder’s counselling practice covers a wide spectrum of services, from personal development to stress management, relationship issues, sexual concerns, parenting support, emotional well-being, self-image enhancement, motivation, and anxiety management. Her aim is to support you in overcoming challenges and in your journey of self-expansion, enhancing your quality of life, and celebrating life itself.
Sharinder is a trauma-informed practitioner, equipped with the tools to guide you beyond traditional talk therapy. Her approach acknowledges and addresses the impact of trauma on your well-being, with a focus on holistic healing and growth. She utilises various modalities to support clients, including Brain Spotting, Transactional Analysis, Choice Theory and Reality Therapy. Sharinder is also a facilitator for Enrich/Prepare marriage preparatory courses and The Good Enough Parenting program.
Sharinder has trained under Dr. Martha Tara Lee, Singapore’s clinical sexologist and relationship counsellor, to support couples and individuals with sexual concerns and is an advocate for positive sexuality too.
Why Choose Sharinder:
For Sharinder, counselling is a profound journey where nurturing hope and delivering skillful support extends not just to clients but to her respected colleagues. Her commitment to personal growth extends to promoting self-compassion, nurturing a growth mindset, and fostering resilience as the driving forces behind positive transformation. Regular introspection and clinical supervision continually enhance her abilities for the benefit of her clients and peers.
Sharinder’s approach is characterised by qualities such as compassion, resilience, integrity, and empathy, ensuring a compassionate and effective therapeutic partnership. Maintaining equilibrium between professional excellence and personal well-being is paramount in offering you the utmost support. Beyond her counselling practice, Sharinder finds inspiration in activities like contemplative walks, exploring literature, and embracing new travel adventures, all of which contribute to her grounded and focused approach to your journey.
Connect With Sharinder:
She is here to provide you with guidance, support, and a secure space to explore your unique path of healing and self-discovery. If you’re ready to embark on this transformative journey, please don’t hesitate to reach out. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
As a new mother, Sharinder has adapted her counselling practice to align with the demands of motherhood while pursuing her career goals. To accommodate this balance, she primarily offers online counselling sessions. In-person sessions are available upon request.
Thank you for considering Sharinder as your counsellor. Your well-being is important, and she hopes to have the privilege to collaborate with you on your journey to transformative change.