GAURANG BHATIA

Counsellor, Visions

Masters in Counselling (Australia), APTT – Partner’s Trauma Therapist, IITAP (US)

Profile

Gaurang Bhatia is an experienced counsellor based in Singapore. He provides psychology therapy to adults and adolescents with a wide range of mental health concerns. His specialist interest is in addressing trauma and addictions. Gaurang also works with couples/partners especially in context of betrayal trauma. He also works with LGBTQ clients. As a seasoned meditator, Gaurang incorporates mindfulness in his sessions.

Specialisations

  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Couples
  • Adults
  • Adolescents

Certifications and Accreditations

  • Masters in Counselling, Monash University, Australia
  • Associate Partner’s Trauma Therapist, International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, US
  • Member of Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC)
  • MBA (Finance), University of Mumbai

In-depth

Gaurang’s interest in psychology started with his meditation practice a couple of decades and culminated in completing his masters in Counselling followed by qualifying as a Partner Trauma Therapist. He continues his pursuit of enhancing his knowledge and skills as a trauma/ addiction therapist having partially completed certification for Sex Addiction and EMDR (and he is enrolled to complete the final modules of both in 2024.

Gaurang primarily relies on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and trauma informed CBT coupled with grounding in mindfulness in his work with clients. He aims to assist clients in exploring and connecting with their emotions and thoughts to align them better with their strengths and purpose. This also helps to reframe unhelpful thoughts which block realization of their objectives.

As a seasoned meditator, Gaurang typically attends an annual silent retreat and recently also completed a one-month silent retreat in January 2024. He has also led meditation sessions online an offline both for individuals and in corporate settings.

Prior to completing his Masters in Counselling, Gaurang was as senior global cross asset wealth advisor at one of the largest wealth management firms.

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