Scott Psycholgical Centre for ADHD & Developmental Trauma

Scott Psychological Centre provides psychological assessment and treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Developmental Trauma and the problems associated with both of these difficulties.

We also offer help for a wide variety of other common emotional/psychological difficulties including Depression, Anxiety, Addictions of various kinds, and the multiple issues caused by executive function difficulties especially problems in emotional self-regulation (Aspergers Syndrome). Counselling is available for children with psychological difficulties and associated difficulties in Parenting.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), stress management, lifestyle management, and specific strategies for developmental trauma (e.g. Deep reflection, EMDR) are some of the therapeutic techniques commonly used in treatment.

About Dr. Brian Scott

Dr. Brian Scott is a Clinical Psychologist with three decades of experience in helping adults with a multitude of psychological difficulties. Dr. Scott has worked extensively with adults on emotional problems caused by lingering effects of childhood abuse, trauma, or neglect. This condition, commonly known as codependence, is sometimes now referred to as developmental trauma or Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Complex PTSD).

Dr. Scott also help individuals cope with and recover from depression, anxiety, and other forms of stress. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), stress management, lifestyle management, and specific strategies for developmental trauma are therapeutic techniques commonly used depending on individual circumstances. Due to his focus, Dr. Scott works with adults exclusively.

It is important that you feel safe and confident in the counseling situation and Dr. Scott's years of experience and qualifications will help you in this regard.

Academic Credentials

1967 Ph. D., Zoology (Neurobiology), University of Toronto.

1988 Ph. D., Clinical Psychology, University of Windsor.

Professional Certification

2004 – Present Registered Psychologist, Singapore Psychological Society. Registration no. 04080060

1990 – Present Registered Psychologist, College of Psychologists of Ontario, Canada. Registration no. 2267

1993 – Present Registered Psychologist, Hong Kong Psychological Society. Registration no. 1995-052

Professional Membership

American Psychological Association
Singapore Psychological Society
Hong Kong Psychological Society (1994, Vice-President; 1995, President)
Ontario Psychological Association.
Canadian Psychological Association

About Ms. Kahlin

Ms Chua Kah Lin is a clinical psychologist who received her professional training in the UK. She currently sees clients in private practice on a part time basis. She also works part time on the academic team in an Australian university teaching clinical psychology to postgraduate students.

Her previous clinical experience includes working in hospitals in the UK and subsequently in private practice in Singapore. She has treated both adults and children suffering with a range of emotional and psychological disorders.

Besides an interest in helping adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships, Ms Chua is also keen on working with parents who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children's behaviours. She works alongside parents to help them become more effective, confident and self determining.

Academic Credentials

Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology. University College London

Bachelor of Science in Psychology. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Certification

Full registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists. Registration number: 009110172

1992-2005 Charterd Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society

Professional Membership

Singapore Psychological Society

About Mrs. Piyali Chakrabarti

Mrs. Chakrabarti is a Singapore Registered Psychologist (SRP) and an Approved Supervisor recognized by the Singapore Psychological Society. She completed her M.Phil from the renowned Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) in India after completing her Masters in Applied Psychology from the University of Calcutta. Besides being a Psychologist at Scott Psychological Centre, Piyali continues to offer her services part-time at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance of Singapore where she had previously served as Head of the Department of Psychology.

Piyali is a Certified Choice Theory Reality Therapist (CTRT) through the William Glasser Institute of Singapore. CTRT is based on the principals of helping people to learn internal control and improve important relationships. As a certified CTRT therapist, she uses the knowledge, skill, and principals of CTRT and Lead-Management as authorized and endorsed by Dr. William Glasser. She is also trained in Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

Her career in mental health and clinical psychology has given her experience in counseling and therapy across a wide range of institutional settings like hospitals, private practice, special education centers, and schools and across diverse populations. Piyali is multi-lingual and has provided her counseling in English, Bengali, as well as Hindi.

Academic Credentials

M.Phil (Medical and Social Psychology-specialization in Clinical Psychology), Central Institute of Psychiatry, India

M.Sc (Major in Applied Psychology), University of Calcutta, India

B.Sc (Major in Psychology), University of Calcutta, India

Professional Certification

2012 - Present Certified in Choice Theory Reality Therapy (CTRT), William Glasser Institute, USA

2010 - Present Registered Psychologist (Singapore) & SRP Approved Supervisor Registration Number: 010010178

Professional Membership

Singapore Psychological Society
American Psychological Association International Affiliate
Indian Association of Clinical Psychology (IACP), Life Member
Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), Full Member

About Ms. Irena Constantin

Ms Irena Constantin is a Occupational & Educational Psychologist who completed her M. Phil (lic. Phil) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and has specialized in Applied Psychology. Ms Constantin has had extensive experience in dealing with learning and socio-emotional difficulties experienced by teenagers and young adults in school and work settings. In this regard, she has also provided school related intervention programmes. Irena is multi-lingual and provides her counselling in English, German, as well as Greek.

Her areas of experience with students and young adults include learning and performance blockages, refusal behavior in family and school, aggressive behavior, and challenging behavior such as hyperactivity. At Scott Psychological Centre for ADHD and Developmental Trauma, she will apply this extensive experience and expertise also to teenagers and young adults with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders(ASD).

To ensure ethical and professional standards, Ms Constantin is a member of and adhere to standards of the FSP (Federation of Swiss Psychologists) and EAF (Education Across Frontiers).

Academic Credentials

Master in Psychology, Pedagogic and Criminology (Specialized in Applied Psychology), University of Zurich

Professional Certification

Present Learn-coaching according to Zurich Resource Model(ZRM)

Present Differentiation in International Schools and Differentiation in Assessments by William Powell & Ochan Kusuma-Powell

Family theory and Education by Bowen

Professional Membership

Federation of Swiss Psychologists
Education Across Frontiers

We are experienced with these Issues

  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Adult distress due to childhood trauma
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Addictions
  • Adjustment Issues of Ex-Pats
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grieving
  • Infidelity
  • LGBT
  • Obsessive Complusive Disorders (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Sexuality issues
  • Stress, Pain, Anger Management
  • Teenage Issues
  • Dyslexia
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Career Counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Refusal behavior in family and school

Contact Information

Contact Number : (65) 6733 8919

Fax: (65) 6733 8919

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360 Orchard Road, International Building, #10-10,
Singapore 238869

Operating Hours

Mon - Sat : 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Extra charges apply for weekdays after 6p.m. and Saturdays.

Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.