Principal Speech Therapist
Brenda is a fully registered Speech-Language Therapist and a clinical supervisor under the Allied Health Professions Council in Singapore. She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Masters in Speech and Language Pathology.
She started her Speech Therapy journey in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) in 2015. In the acute hospital and rehabilitation setting, she acquired training in managing babies, children and adults with feeding, swallowing, speech, language, voice and cognitive impairments.
Brenda has worked with adult patients across a wide range of disciplines, such as Geriatric, Surgical, Oncology, Cardiology, Respiratory and Neurology. Her clinical experience also extends to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency wards, where she was trained to evaluate preterm and term babies with bottling difficulties and potential swallowing disorders. She has also assessed babies with feeding difficulties by checking their oral-motor skills and possible sensitivities that impact their overall acceptance of food.
Brenda enjoys working and collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to provide holistic management for patients. She delights in sharing and imparting knowledge and clinical skills to new and junior Speech Therapists through clinical supervision and mentoring. Brenda also believes in empowering caregivers by educating them and providing info-counselling to facilitate rehabilitation and recovery of speech, language and swallowing impairments.
Accreditations and Certifications in:
- Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology (National University of Singapore)
- Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
- MORE – Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions
- TalkTools: 3- Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
- Certified Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC) supervisor for Speech Therapists