Nov-Dec 2019 Newsletter: Counsellor Spotlight – Counsellor Based Overseas

By Nabila Hanim, BMSG Staff

BMSG has a very diverse demographic within our counselling family. Through the years, we have opened our doors to many people of varied backgrounds. Recently, we have also accommodated counsellors, who had to leave Singapore for reasons such as migration or work, to continue serving on our remote counselling platforms. Currently, we have three counsellors who are based overseas. One of them is Eve van der Perre. Read her story to find out where she is located now and how she feels about counselling from a different time zone.

Eve joined BMSG’s counselling training in 2018. She is pictured here with her son. [Credits: Eve van de Perre]

BMSG: Tell us your name and a little bit about yourself!

Eve: I’m Eve! I’m a family chiropractor and also a birth and postpartum doula. I am also a certified breastfeeding specialist under Lactation Education Resources (LER) and I have postgraduate training in gentle chiropractic adjustments to help resolve breastfeeding difficulties.

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Oct 2019: What’s Up with Our New Counsellors?

By Nabila Hanim, BMSG Staff

This year, 18 new counsellors graduated from the BMSG counselling training programme. Due to a high number of applicants this year, our new counsellors had to undergo an initial albeit competitive pre-assessment component as part of the selection process before going through an intensive 10 weeks of training, assignments and assessments. In early August, all our counsellor trainees graduated and were officially inducted into our counselling family earlier. Almost two months on the job, we speak to three of our new counsellors to find out just how it has been for them so far and if becoming a #bmsgcounsellor has changed their lives.

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