Dr Ng Wai Sheng

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Standing Up, Standing Together: A Response to Gender-Based Violence

Standing Up, Standing Together: A Response to Gender-Based Violence

As psychotherapists, we are not unfamiliar with the idea of “gender inequality” or “gender-based violence” that permeates the world we live in, and therefore often these phenomenon also get re-enacted inside the therapy room. As gendered individuals, we are also not invincible to the harm of gender inequality and relational violence. A recent incident of sitting in a case presentation reminded me how susceptible we are, in spite of all our training and dialogues on gender, to become part of a violent system, and yet unknowingly remaining silent about it.

Releasing Love

Releasing Love

Releasing love is not the same as romantic love. Releasing love is about FREEDOM. When you free someone, you free yourself as well. In contrast, romantic love is often about POSSESSION. When you possess (or think you possess) someone, you are possessed as well.

Transformative Change

Transformative Change

What do you want? What are you looking for? Setting our heart’s intention right is half the problem solved. Transformative change requires that we spend time listening, and getting to know our hearts, so that we can get in touch with what’s truly important for our core being.