Transforming Lives: Become a Change Catalyst with Para-Counselling

Imagine a workplace where everyone is equipped with the skills and strategies to navigate difficult situations, improve communication and foster a culture of empathy and understanding. That’s a workplace that is not just successful, but also a happier place to work.


Have you ever thought about the emotional and psychological challenges that employees face in the modern workplace? It’s a tough environment out there, with fast-paced changes and high-stress situations.

That’s where para-counseling comes in. It’s a vital tool that can help employees navigate these challenges and come out stronger. Think about it, para-counseling can provide employees with the support and resources they need to manage stress, build resilience, and foster positive relationships with colleagues. And that’s not all, it can also help organizations improve employee engagement, reduce turnover, and increase overall productivity.

It is an essential investment for any modern workplace that wants to promote the well-being and success of its employees. It’s a win-win situation for both the employees and the organization.

Here's what you'll achieve by going through this immersive self-discovery programme

  1. Foster deep and impactful relationships with ease

  2. Demonstrate and engage in emphatic conversations

  3. Acquire life support skills that is applicable in every aspect of life

  4. Heightened your EQ and interpersonal skills

  5. Unleash your leadership capabilities by becoming the positive influence and support

What's Included in the Programme?

Cultivating the Right Attitudes to Conversations

Learn what it takes to be in the right frame of mind to handle all types of conversations, from demanding to difficult ones. Root out unhelpful beliefs that translate into unhelpful habits in conversations. Understand what it means to be truly non-judgemental, and what it takes for the other party to feel like you have empathised with them. 

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Mastery of Conversational Techniques

Imagine being able to connect with your clients on a deeper level, to truly understand their struggles and offer the support they need to succeed. Acquire skills to build a working alliance with your clients that is based on empathy, trust, and understanding. Create a safe and supportive environment for your clients to share their thoughts and feelings. Listen and respond to your clients’ needs, helping them to gain a new perspective on their situation and find the path to positive change. 

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Transforming and Touching Lives

Become the catalyst to create a supportive, open and empathic workplace. Be the person who people respect and turns to for support, advice and help. Be known as the one who “truly and genuinely cares” when you apply the skills of para-counselling into your daily interactions with others.

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Meet Your Trainer: Alastair Leo Tan

Alastair holds a Master in Social Science (Professional Counselling) from the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia and is a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). He holds certification by ICI (Executive & Life Coach); ACE (Health Coach) and is ACLP qualified.

Alastair majored in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is also trained in other modalities such as Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Re-decision Therapy, Choice Theory/Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.

As a professional counsellor, certified coach & adult educator, Alastair strives to help both clients & learners bring forth better versions of themselves so that their lives and those around them can be transformed.

Meet Your Trainer: Goh Wai Fu

Wai Fu holds a Master in Social Work from the National University of Singapore and is a Certified Social Worker. He is also a trained Motivational Interviewing practitioner and suicide life supporter. 

As a professional counsellor & adult educator, Wai Fu strives to help others make sense of their life challenges and to tap on to their own strengths and resources to overcome their life obstacles. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, from ex-offenders to migrant workers. 

Wai Fu have been actively training para-counsellors so that others can apply the skills to reach out to people in need. He has since trained over 300 para-counsellors since 2020.

Course Details

16 hours, trainer-led, face-to-face or online training

4 hours self-directed e-learning

1 hour assessment

Course Fees

Skillsfuture Credit can be used to offset the fees. 

For individuals claiming Skillsfuture Credit, you will need to apply two separate claims using course code (TGS-2020504423).

For Self-sponsored individuals not applying on SkillsFuture Credit, instalment payments are available via Atome and Grab Paylater. Please contact our administrator during sign-up.


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