Dr. Jennifer Greene
|Educational & Child Psychologist||DEdChPsy, BSc (Hons), CPsychol, AFBPsP|
|Registered with HCPC, BPS, SPS||Working with Children, Teenagers and Parents|
Jennifer completed both undergraduate and post graduate training in the UK. She worked in local government psychology services in London for 10 years prior to moving to Singapore in 2017, providing a wealth of experience and knowledge with people from all backgrounds and cultures. Prior to her doctoral training Jennifer worked in a range of schools and support services for children and young adults with neuro-developmental disorders. Working with the neuro-divergent population remained a special interest, and during her time in London she managed an autism post diagnosis service, providing multi-disciplinary support to families.
Jennifer provides comprehensive psychological assessment for children, teens and young adults. Jennifer believes in gathering a holistic view of the young person, working closely with families, schools and other professionals. Regardless of diagnosis, Jennifer aims for assessment to provide more in-depth knowledge on how best to support the young person, building on strengths to ensure young people can reach their full potential.
Jennifer supports children and families with a range of needs including anxiety, schools refusal, selective mutism, behaviour, self-esteem, difficulties related to neuro-divergence (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, DCD, etc.), grief and loss, transition and adjustments difficulties, third culture kids (TCK), school and family stress. Jennifer draws on a range of models to ensure the right fit to support children and families, including CBT, ACT, EET, Solution Focused, DBT, Mindfulness, Circles of Security Parenting, Social Thinking and emotional literacy programmes (e.g. zones of regulation, growth mindset).
Jennifer is a registered supervisor and has provided professional supervision for trainee psychologists at UCL, UEL and NUS. She also provides supervision for psychologists and counsellors in schools, government organisations and private practices who work with children and families. Jennifer provides workshops and INSETs for teachers, parents and other professionals. Jennifer has published several research articles and two book chapters, she has been editor of a professional publication with the British Psychological Society for over 10 years.
Jennifer grew up in Ireland, leaving home at 17 to travel, study and work. Travel and food are big passions which makes Singapore a perfect home. Coming from a big Irish family, Jennifer values the importance of support systems and will make a ‘family’ wherever she calls home. Jennifer believes building strong support networks is an invaluable resource for wellbeing, for those she supports.