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Our 7 Favourite Psychiatrists in Singapore

Psychiatrists focus on providing the medical aid needed to improve one’s mental health. If you need such a professional, you’re in luck, as we’ve listed some of the best psychiatrists in Singapore.

We’ve selected each medical professional based on their experience and knowledge. The locals we talked to suggested these picks to us.

In fact, they’re the most-recommended specialists among the locals we consulted, who say these are some of the best psychiatrists in Singapore.

Read our list below to find out more about their specialities and services.

(Note: This list is in no particular order.)

Dr. Lim Boon Leng (Psychological Wellness Centre)

Psychological Wellness Centre Clinic
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BEST FOR  Youth psychiatry, Treatments for depression and anxiety disorders
ADDRESS6 Napier Road, #09-09, Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore 258499
OPERATING HOURSMonday to Wednesday & Friday – 8:30am–5:30pm
Thursday and Friday: 8:30am–1pm

Dr Lim Boon Leng specialises in psychiatric treatments for youth, adults, and the elderly. This includes excellent management for mood disorders, ADHD, insomnia, bipolar disorder, and more mental health conditions.

He’s known for his great balance of consultative and collaborative approaches. He aims for faster recovery and stability for his patients, so aside from medications, he also gives practical advice on dealing with an illness, how to stay well, etc.

His clinic is located at one of the most well-known hospitals in Singapore, so you can easily find it. You can also rest assured that every consultation will be private and confidential.


  • Mental health treatments for child, adult, and elderly
  • Speaks fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin, Hokkien and Cantonese)

Dr. John Bosco Lee (Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic)

Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic
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BEST FOR   Court reports and forensic psychiatry
CONTACT DETAILS1 Coleman Street, The Adelphi #04-32, Singapore 179803
OPERATING HOURSMonday-Saturday: 10am to 7pm
Sun & PH: By Appointment

Dr John Bosco Lee has been providing psychotherapy and psychiatric treatments for several years. His treatments and services are mainly for the working adults, students, military and police officers, and elderly.

He’s also known for helping solve criminal offences with offenders that have mental illnesses. His diagnosis and treatment is a good option for persons charged in Courts who are suspected of suffering from mental illness.


  • Consultancy and specialists reports for state court and high court
  • Psychiatric assessment for soldiers and police
  • Mental capacity assessment

Dr. Thomas Lee (Resilienz)

Resilienz Clinic
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BEST FOR   Treatments for addictive disorders
ADDRESS10 Sinaran Drive #10-03 Novena Medical Center Singapore 307506
CONTACT DETAILS+65 6397 7300
OPERATING HOURSMonday – Friday: 09:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 09:00am – 12:30pm
After Office Hours: By appointment only

Dr Thomas Lee has helped countless clients manage mental illnesses with psychiatric services that go beyond medication. He uses a combination of medications and therapy tailored to the needs of every individual.

He specialises in treating addictive disorders such as alcohol, drug, gambling, and sex addictions. Aside from this, he also offers clinical treatments for depression, anxiety, OCD, insomnia, and more.


  • Psychiatric opinion for forensic and medico-legal cases

Dr. Emily Ho (Mind Care Clinic)

Mind Care Clinic
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BEST FOR  Treatments for dementia and mood disorders of the elderly
ADDRESS1 Farrer Park Station Road | #10-19 | Farrer Park Medical Centre | Connexion | Singapore 217562
CONTACT DETAILS(65) 67055 111
OPERATING HOURSMondays – Fridays: 9am – 5.30pm (last appointment at 5pm)
Saturdays: 9am – 12.30pm (by appointment only)
Sundays/Public Holidays: Closed

Dr Emily Ho has studied a broad range of psychiatric subspecialties such as treatments for anxiety, psychosis, liaison psychiatry, and women’s health. She mainly focuses on elderly psychiatric treatment, particularly on patients with dementia and mood disorders.

She also has experience in designing individualized care plans that cater to the needs of every elderly patient. This is why she’s known to be one of the best psychiatrists in Singapore.


Dr. Terence Leong (Promises Health Care)

Promises Health Care Clinic
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BEST FOR  General Psychiatry
Anxiety (OCD, Panic Attacks, PTSD, Phobias)
ADHD (Both Adult and Child)
Personality Disorders
Medical Psychiatry conditions as above.
rTMS Treatment (for depression, anxiety, OCD etc)
Child & Adolescent
Medico-Legal (Forensic, Capacity
ADDRESS#09-22/23, Novena Medical Center, 10 Sinaran Drive, Singapore 307506.
CONTACT DETAILS+65 6397 7309
OPERATING HOURSMon to Fri: 9am – 6pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm (Clinical Services Only)

Dr Terence Leong specialises in general psychiatry as well as forensic psychiatry. He has years of experience in inpatient, outpatient and community settings, and has been helping many in need of either medication or counselling treatment.

He is a medical psychiatrist, meaning he can diagnose and treat both the medical and psychiatric conditions of his patients. Furthermore, he used to be in charge of the Consultation-Liaison team in NUH for over 10 years, which is the team that sees patients referred to them from their medical colleagues.

His specialisations include psychosis, anxiety treatment, depression treatment, child and adolescent mental health issues, and more. His full range of specialities and years of experience are the reasons he’s deemed one of the best psychiatrists in Singapore.

He also has a sub specialty training is in Psycho-Oncology. i.e. the care for Cancer Patients with Psychological/Emotional issues and Caregivers etc. Additionally, he trained in the ICU before switching to Psychiatry, so his medical knowledge is quite impressive.


  • Forensic psychology
  • Medication and counselling treatments
  • Broadly trained
  • Patients younger than 12 years old must first see a child psychologist before seeing him

Dr. Christopher Chan – Psychiatric Care Clinic


Psychiatric care and consultation, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and neurostimulation




Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital #05-48 38 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329563




Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1 PM

Psychiatric Care Clinic is one of the leading clinics in Singapore that assesses, diagnoses, and treats mental health conditions. Dr. Christopher Chan is one of the psychiatrists in this clinic. He has a highly established background in the field and has a subspecialty interest in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. 

Garnering fellowship and accreditations throughout the years, he is now currently the vice-chairman of the section of neurostimulation as part of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Furthermore, he also played an essential role in the modernization of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). 

Among the services they offer in the Psychiatric Care Clinic, we were particularly amazed by their psychiatric consultations. It is mainly due to how they take attention to detail in diagnosing each client’s case and how they manage to make personalized treatment of the illness and the symptoms. 

Treat yourself to a psychiatrist that truly cares for your mental health and well-being. 

Dr. Poon Shi Hui – Neuropsychiatry Associates


General psychiatry, neuropsychiatric disorders, and sleep problems.




Mount Elizabeth Medical Center
3 Mount Elizabeth #04-04
Singapore 228510


+65 6970 7930
+65 9789 8203 (for appointments only)
[email protected]


Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1 PM

Qualified as a specialist in psychiatry by the Ministry of Health in Singapore, Dr. Poon Shi Hui is the medical director and the consultant psychiatrist in Neuropsychiatry Associates. She is trained in neuropsychiatry, sleep medicine, psychosomatic medicine, and neurostimulation. 

Dr. Poon Shi Hui and two other doctors make up the team that operates Neuropsychiatry Associates. They offer several services including general psychiatry, neuropsychiatric disorders, and sleep problems.

We particularly liked their way of handling clients with sleep problems. Their team has a special interest in insomnia and how to treat it in a personalized way. Clinic consultations start at $180 – $380 for a short consultation not going longer than 15 minutes. However, if you want to have a longer consultation it would cost more. 

They also provide medical reports and specialist reports. The medical reports start at $300 while the specialist reports start at $550. They are available from Mondays to Saturdays however, they might be closed on some public holidays.

If you’re seeking consultation or medical treatment, these best psychiatrists in Singapore can guide you towards better mental health.

Moreover, if you’re searching for a professional who can give you advice and help you treat emotional and behavioural issues, these top psychologists in Singapore specialise in providing counselling and therapies for better management on individual and social issues.