Dr. Thong Jiunn Yew is currently a Consultant Psychiatrist in Nobel Psychological Wellness Clinic. He obtained his basic medical degree and his Masters of Medicine (Psychiatry) degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). In addition, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy from NUS.
Prior to joining Nobel Specialist Practice, Dr. Thong practiced psychiatry in the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore (IMH), where he was involved in the setting up of the High Dependency Psychiatric Care Unit (HDPCU). He also managed the multidisciplinary teams that treated patients with various mental disorders in the acute General Psychiatry ward and HDPCU.
He has a keen interest in suicidology, and has published papers on suicide and suicidal behaviours in international journals, conferences and books. He treats mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. He also treats insomnia and anxiety disorders, and has a special interest in obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) and stress-related disorders (due to work or marital problems).
Dr. Thong practiced military psychiatry during his National Service and is familiar with the treatment of stress disorders related to National Service.
Please note that Dr. Thong currently provides consultations at 2 different clinic locations - you may be asked to see him at either of the practice locations for your booked appointment.