Amerie Baeg is a registered clinical psychologist and founder of Illuminate Psychology Practice. Since completing her clinical training in Sydney on a government-awarded scholarship, she served as a Senior Psychologist at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) for about seven years. She was also Lead of the Adolescent Psychology Team.
During her time in public healthcare, Amerie was actively involved in program development and research pertaining to adolescent psychology, eating disorders and relationship attachment. She spearheaded service expansion by developing groups/workshops on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), eating disorders, mindfulness and self-compassion. She provided regular clinical supervision to psychologists-in-training and clinical psychologists. She was a recipient of several service awards, including the Singapore Health Quality Service award. She was an Adjunct Lecturer with NUS.
As a clinical psychologist, Amerie is trained in several different therapeutic approaches, including family-based therapy (FBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), emotionally-focused therapy (EFT) to name a few. She is eclectic and process-based in her approach, which often draws on attachment-focused research and psychodynamic concepts.
Creating a safe space for clients to work through their difficulties is something Amerie cares deeply about. She enjoys working with adolescents, as well as adults seeking more fulfilling relationships and self-insight. Her clinical expertise spans across a broad range of presenting issues, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, OCD, attachment/relationship difficulties, complex trauma, parent-child conflict, deliberate self-harm, suicidal behavior, psychosomatic disorders and personality disorders.
Amerie is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society and listed under the Singapore Register of Psychologists. She is a Registered Clinical Supervisor and also a certified yoga teacher.