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"There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul -Arnold Bennett"

Neo Eng Chuan

Principal Psychologist & Founder

Therapy Philosophy

Eng Chuan believes that everyone has the innate capacity to overcome struggles in their life. His role as a psychologist is to be the catalyst to bring forth this resource from within. He adopts a non-judgmental approach.

Professional Education & Credentials

Eng Chuan received his psychology degree at the Australian National University in Canberra, under a Singapore government scholarship. He completed a Masters in Applied Psychology with the National Institute of Education in Singapore. He was an associate faculty at the Singapore University of Social Sciences and taught psychology modules at James Cook University.

Eng Chuan is also the founder of Caper Institute, the appointed provider of EFT training by the International Society of Emotion-Focused Therapy. He is a champion for the teaching and learning of EFT for mental health professionals. Eng Chuan has the admirable goal to hone the skills of the next generation of EFT practitioners and promote psychoeducation within the larger community.

Before founding CaperSpring, Eng Chuan served in the Singapore Navy. The furthest he sailed was to Auckland, New Zealand. He commanded warships and headed several human resource functions in the Navy Headquarters . He was the Navy’s Defence Psychologist and supported Mindef’s Humanitarian efforts in the gulf. In his final assignment at MINDEF, he headed the Counselling Branch at the SAF Counselling Centre.

As a Person

Eng Chuan has a wide range of interests that engenders emotions. He writes using fountain pens and Rhodia notepads. This is because seeing ink form into words is an experience and evokes different feelings. He rides a motorbike that is too heavy for him. Whenever he rides, he feels this sense of freedom and at the same time vulnerability. His endless pursuit for mastery drives him to continuously learn from renowned psychologists overseas and devour books to help his clients better.