Rekindle Academy offers low-fee therapy services for individuals, couples, and families, conducted by master’s level clinical interns. We provide counselling for relationship and psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, marital problems, substance abuse, addictions, family conflict, parenting, and more. We see clients of all ages, from children and teens (with guardian consent) to adults and the elderly.
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1. Internship. To provide quality systemic clinical training for master’s students in mental health disciplines.
2. Service. To provide affordable individual and family therapy services by master’s level clinical interns.
3. Research. To establish a platform for research relevant to individual and family therapy in the Asian context.
The fees are RM50 (50-min session) for clinical interns or RM100 (50-min session) for senior clinical interns. Longer sessions will be pro-rated according to RM1/min or RM2/min. Clinical interns have less than one year of internship experience; senior clinical interns have more than one year of internship experience.
Payment is by cash only.
The duration of therapy (number of sessions) will depend on clients’ needs and the recommendation of the clinical interns. The availability of clinical interns will vary from year to year.
Therapy conducted by our clinical interns are supervised by our team of clinical supervisors, with oversight by Dr. Johnben Loy (AAMFT Approved Clinical Supervisor).
Clients may be seen by two clinical interns at a time, and sessions will be audio- or video-taped for training purposes. Recordings will be kept private and confidential, and will be erased upon viewing.
Upon referral by our clinical interns, clients may receive Live Therapy Consultation from members of the supervision team at no additional cost. Live therapy consultation takes place with the consulting clinician and the attending clinical intern in the therapy room as well as a reflecting team in an adjacent room. All sessions are also recorded for training purposes.
Our current clinical interns are Andrea Koh (2022 Senior Clinical Intern), Anjali M. (2022 Clinical Intern), Evelyn Ooi (2022 Clinical Intern), Ceri Lan (2022 Clinical Intern), and Irene Chin (2022 Clinical Intern).
Ceri (HELP University), Andrea, Anjali, Evelyn and Irene (Monash University) are working towards completing their Masters in Counselling degrees from their respective universities.
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Click here to see the full list of former clinical interns trained through Rekindle Academy since 2011.