Psychologist : Ms Irena Constantin M.Phil Psychology

Ms Irena Constantin

Ms Irena Constantin is a Occupational & Educational Psychologist who completed her M. Phil (lic. Phil) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and has specialized in Applied Psychology. Ms Constantin has gained her experience in various fields such as banking, school and clinics. Ms Constantin is multi-lingual and provides her counselling in English, German, as well as Greek.

Ms Constantin has had extensive experience in dealing with learning and socio-emotional difficulties experienced by teenagers and young adults in school and work settings. In this regard, she has also provided school related intervention programmes.

Specific areas include:

  • Learning and performance blockages
  • Refusal behavior in family and school
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Challenging behavior such as hyperactivity

At Scott Psychological Centre for ADHD and Developmental Trauma, she will apply this extensive experience and expertise also to teenagers and young adults with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Additional areas of training and experience include:

  • Career counselling for adolescents and adults
  • Family therapy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Cross cultural counselling based on years as Counsellor and Coach (Switzerland, India, Singapore)

Upon special request we do offer:

  • Intravision and Support for Schools and Teachers
  • Individual Learncoaching for students (Primary/Middleschool/Highschool): 'How do I learn?'
  • Specific guidance and learning instructions for IB-students

To ensure ethical and professional standards, Ms Constantin is a member of and adhere to standards of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), Federation of Swiss Psychologists (FSP) and Education Across Frontiers (EAF). Her latest publication in the SBAP (Swiss Association for Applied Psychology) deepens the placement of handicapped people in businesses.



Work Experience

  • 2016 – Present

    Consulting Psychologist at Scott Psychological Centre for ADHD & Developmental Trauma.


  • 2015 – 2016

    Relief teacher for Psychology – Grade 11 to 12 at United World College of South East Asia


  • 2011 – 2014

    Educational Psychologist International School of Hyderabad, India


  • 2005 – 2011

    Owner of HR-Partner and Consulting Psychologist at "Spielzeit Psychotherapie" Counseling Centre in Switzerland


  • 2008 – 2009

    Educational Psychologist International School of Hyderabad, India


  • 2003 – 2005

    Head of the assessment department Zuercher Kantonalbank, Zurich (largest Swiss regional Bank)


Language & Age Group

  • English, German, Greek. Children, Teenagers & Adults

Publications

Professional Certification

  • Learn-coaching according to Zurich Resource Model(ZRM)


  • Differentiation in International Schools and Differentiation in Assessments by William Powell & Ochan Kusuma-Powell


  • Family theory and Education by Bowen


Professional Membership

  • Present

    Federation of Swiss Psychologists


  • Present

    Singapore Psychological Society (Membership no. FM016169I)


  • Present

    Education Across Frontiers


Education History

  • 1993 - 2002

    Master in Psychology, Pedagogic and Criminology (Specialized in Applied Psychology), University of Zurich


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