Executive Committee (2024 – 2026)

Andy Lam, MMSAC, RegCLR, RegClinSup, RSW

BSc, MSocSc (Counselling), GDip (Social Work)

Andy is currently the Executive Director of Viriya Community Services, a social service organisation. Andy has been in practice for about 16 years. His areas of interest include the provision of casework services and clinical supervision, improving standards of practice through practice evaluation, and training and organisational development. He was previously a Senior Court Family Specialist with the Family Justice Courts, focusing on family dispute resolution work, extending from his strong belief in systemic principles. Prior to being elected as the Vice President of SAC, Andy has contributed in various capacities in the association for the last 10 years.

Giam Xiuhui, Jenny (Ms)


Jenny Giam has over a decade of counselling experience across various social service settings, including family service centre, residential homes, government agencies and mental health and education institutions. Her diverse roles have refined her counselling and case management skills. Beyond counselling, Jenny has held leadership and management positions within clinical settings.

Beside serving the SAC on various boards, Jenny also serves as an Auxiliary Counsellor with the Singapore Army Forces Volunteer Corps and a Victim Care Officer with the Singapore Police Force. She also provides clinical supervision to volunteer counsellors with the Singapore Prison Services. She was also appointed by Ministry of Social and Family Development as a member of the Review Committee (Welfare Homes) between 2021-2023.

Hema Gurnani (Ms)

MA(Counselling) GDip (Education) Dip (Child Psychology)

RegCLR, RegClinSup, MMSAC & SW-Practitioner (SASW)

Hema is the Co-founder and Director for AppleTree Counselling Pte Ltd. Prior to this, she was the Head of WINGS Counselling Centre. Equipped with 23 years of clinical experience in the social service sector, she has extensive experience with local and expatriate children, youths, and their families. As a systemic family therapist she is well-versed in working with a variety of family and couple related issues, and goes the extra mile in supporting divorce and divorcing families, single parents, and their children. For more than a decade she has also been a practicing clinical supervisor, an educator, and a lecturer, with her passion residing in grooming interns, budding community counsellors, and MOE practitioners.

She has served the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC) in the ‘Community Counsellor Sub-Comm’, ‘Counsellors Education Board’, ‘Register Board’, and is currently serving as the Honorary Secretary.

Au Hoi Ting
MSW (SUSS), SDipCouns (NYP), BPsych(Hons) (JCU), SAC RegCLR, CMSAC, SASW RegSW

Hoi Ting has 10 years of experience working in the social service sector. She has a Specialist Diploma in Counselling and Masters in Social Work. She is currently an assistant senior social worker with Sengkang Family Service Centre. She also had 7 years of experience as a counsellor in AWWA Family Service Centre.

Hoi Ting is both a SAC Registered Counsellor and SASW accredited Social Worker. She does casework and counselling, supporting families facing challenges on various issues ranging from family conflicts, family violence, child protection, mental health and trauma issues. She also provides clinical supervision for novice colleagues.

She specializes in using Therapeutic Spiral Model (TSM), an experiential approach to enhance her work with individuals and multi-stressed families. Hoi Ting is under training as an Assistant Leader with Therapeutic Spiral International.

Hoi Ting is also a volunteer with other non-profit organisations that support the wellbeing of children and youths.

Xiao Li En (Ms)


Li En is a Clinical Member and Registered Member of Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC). She holds a Master in Counselling (Monash University), a degree majoring in psychology and sociology (Monash University), and diplomas in special needs (National Institute of Education) and dyslexia studies (Dyslexia Association of Singapore). Li En has 15 years of experience working in the social service, education, and health sectors as a practitioner, mentor, and supervisor. She has worked with people of various age groups who face challenges due to family conflicts, academic stress, mental health, special needs, trauma, financial and blood cancer. Currently, Li En is working at Hwa Chong Institution (College) as a school counsellor.

Lim Bee Bee Carolyn (Ms)


Counsellor Care Corner Counselling Centre Specializing in Therapeutic Spiral Model (TSM) as Co-Trainer, supporting people in Mental Health, Trauma and Group Therapy for several years with creative humanistic experiential and expressive approaches that enhance people’s lives.

Prior to this, she was with Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) and AWWA Family Service Centre.