Stories by Pamela Koh

Pamela Koh is the Founder & Clinical Director of ThriveSg. She’s a registered counsellor & clinical supervisor with the Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC) & a certified therapist in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Pamela specialises in working with trauma and grief-related issues that often underlies mental health issues like anxiety, depression, addiction and eating disorders. 

By 2023, She has worked with tertiary students for over 18 years, 6 years among Japanese university students in Nagoya. She is passionate about helping people heal from their past traumas, and grow emotionally so that they can reach their fullest potential to thrive significantly in life. 

Obedience and our Mental Health

As Christians, the topic of mental health is made more complex because of our susceptibility to form biases and assumptions; for instance, that those struggling are “living in defeat” and not walking close with God, or that they can easily recover from their struggles if they “just believe”. The change begins in us...

Note to Self on Emotions

(In collaboration with Cecilia Au of ThriveSg has collaborated with, to create these beautifully hand-drawn wallpapers

Self-Compassion Journal

(In collaboration with Cecilia Au of Self-compassion is a practice and is developed through intentionally changing the way we talk to ourselves, practicing embracing our emotions with compassion, processing & reflecting on them and daily reflection and self-care!

“I didn’t know how to grieve”: The girl who found purpose in her pain

"Having been in touch with my own pain helped me to understand people's pain better and to have compassion and empathy for others." Daddy’s girl.

Depression in the Church

Depression is ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the single largest contributor to global disability. Learn how to deal with it today!

Mental Health in the Church

A key purpose of church small groups is to help members grow in the likeness of Christ in spirit, soul, and body. These small groups can be beneficial to those struggling with mental illnesses. Connect with us today!

The Paradox Of What’s Normal

Reflections of a mental health professional

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