Dr. Matthew Woo completed his Bachelor of Science (with honours) from the University of Adelaide and his Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the University of Queensland, both in Australia. He has been practicing for over 21 years specialising in EMDR therapy and working with patients suffering from mental health issues, trauma, stress, anxiety, and mood-related disorders. He also conducts assessments related to personality profiling and forensic evaluations.
Prior to going into private practice, he served at the Institute of Mental Health for 19 years where he was a senior principal clinical psychologist and deputy head of the department of psychology. He is also a facilitator at the EMDR Institute since 2012.
Dr. Matthew Woo is the recipient of two Health Manpower Development Programme fellowship awards for community psychiatry (Los Angeles and Chicago) and sex offender interventions (Portland). He is also listed as a key contributor towards evidence-based psychotherapy for the Ministry of Health’s 2015 Edition of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anxiety Disorders.
Aside from his private practice, he is also currently serving as an adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and adjunct lecturer at the Singapore Institute of Management.