Let us tell you more about who we are!
Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) is a non-profit voluntary organisation managed by an elected committee of interested persons and professionals in the community. MMHA was formed in 1967 by a group of mental health professionals and community leaders from University Hospital MMHA was officially registered under the Societies Act 1966 on 30th July 1968.
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- To promote mental health in the community.
- To help raise the standard of treatment, prevention and research in the field of mental health.
- To provide rehabilitative services for the mentally ill.
- To safeguard the interests and welfare of psychiatric patients.
- To support caregivers and family members of mentally ill persons.
History of MMHA
- The Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) was founded in 1967 by some staff members from University Malaya Medical Centre (formerly known as University Hospital).
- The people behind the association were a group of psychiatrists, psychologists, medical social workers, nurses and occupational therapists involved in the management of the people with mentally disorders.
- They felt the need for a non-governmental organization to provide supportive services to psychiatric patients who had recovered or were recovering from their acute phase of the illness.
- The present membership of MMHA includes people from all walks of life.
- MMHA was officially registered under the Societies Act 1966 on 30th July 1968, Vide Registration No. 403 (Selangor).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program Counselling & Psychotherapy Services D’light Home
Mental Health Education Program Caregiver & Peer Support Services
MEET THE THERAPISTS
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS - MS ANG WEN FANG
AVAILABILITY: Thursday 9am-4pm
Wen Fang holds a graduate certificate in Masters in Clinical Psychology. Her experience stems from both hospital-based setting and community work in which she has worked with clients from diverse backgrounds. She works with individuals with a broad range of issues; which includes stress, interpersonal relationship difficulties, grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, OCD, and developmental disabilities.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS - MS LEONG KEK JIN (JEAN)
AVAILABILITY : Monday & Friday 9am – 4pm
Jean is a graduate of HELP University’s Masters in Clinical Psychology course. She hails from a diverse background of work experiences; hospital, community work, as well as the private setting. With individuals, she has worked with various clients with stress related issues, depression, trauma, anxiety, behavioural issues and developmental delays.
COUNSELLOR - PN. NURHIJJAH MAT ZIN
AVAILABILITY: Mon – Friday 9am – 4pm , Alternate Saturdays 9am – 4pm
Puan Nurhijjah (Gee) holds a Degree in Counselling with over 16 years’ experience in MMHA working with clients from diverse backgrounds. Her experience in individual counselling and couple therapy tackles a wide range of mental health issues. She is also trained to provide psycho-education on Illness Management and Recovery program (IMR) and Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).
COUNSELLOR - MS ROHINI KRISHNAN
AVAILABILITY : AVAILABLE AFTER DECEMBER 2019
Rohini Krishnan is a trainee counsellor undergoing Master of Professional Counselling in Monash University, Malaysia. She is an accredited Standard Mental Health First Aider, and a member of MERCY, Malaysia. She is also a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, accredited by the American Board of Hypnotherapists. Her work focuses on people with emotions, stress, anger management issues, couple and family therapy, addiction issues, self-discovery as well as career development.
The Mind Hub Malaysian Mental Health Association
TTDI Plaza, Block A Unit 2-8,
Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail,
60000, Kuala Lumpur.
Phone: 03-2780 6803
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