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Ms. Tammie Kwek | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Ms. Tammie Kwek, a distinguished Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore, has been honored with the prestigious Best Researcher Award 🏆 in Psychology. Renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to the field, Ms. Kwek’s work has significantly advanced our understanding of mental health and therapy practices. Her dedication to empirical research and compassionate patient care sets a remarkable standard in the profession. Through her innovative studies and unwavering commitment to excellence, Ms. Kwek continues to positively impact both the academic community and the lives of individuals seeking psychological support.





In pursuit of a career dedicated to understanding and assisting individuals’ mental well-being, I embarked on an academic journey that commenced with a Bachelor of Social Sciences, majoring in Psychology, at the National University of Singapore. Building upon this foundation, I furthered my expertise by undertaking a Masters in Clinical Psychology at the same esteemed institution. Prior to my university education, I completed my secondary schooling at Chung Cheng High School and pursued my pre-university education at Nanyang Junior College, where I obtained my GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates, respectively. 🎓 This educational trajectory has equipped me with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and the skills necessary to provide effective psychological support.

Work Experience

As a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Mental Health, I play a multifaceted role that encompasses both clinical practice and research endeavors. Together with my team, I have spearheaded the establishment of innovative services, including internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for various disorders like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and depression, as well as traditional therapies for psychosis. I am actively involved in numerous research projects, exploring diverse topics ranging from trauma therapies to cognitive behavioral interventions for psychosis. Additionally, I lead the Friday Assessment Team, oversee medical records audits, and conduct individual and group psychotherapy sessions utilizing various therapeutic modalities. My responsibilities also extend to comprehensive psychological assessments across clinical and forensic settings, covering areas such as intellectual functioning, neuropsychology, and personality assessments. 🧠✨


As a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Mental Health, I play a pivotal role in pioneering and leading innovative services aimed at enhancing mental health care. Co-founding and co-leading various programs, including internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Depression, reflect my commitment to advancing therapeutic modalities. Additionally, serving as a co-investigator in diverse research projects underscores my dedication to advancing the field’s knowledge base. Recognitions such as the Covid-19 Resilience Medal and the Sayang Award highlight my contributions and dedication to excellence 🏅. These accolades, along with past honors like the Excellence in Action Award and Ministry of Health Scholarship, underscore my ongoing commitment to elevating mental health care standards.


Kwek, T.R.R., Yim, J.H.E., Andersson, E., Suendermann, O., Subramaniam, M., Yadin, E., Vaingankar, J. & Gupta, B. (2024). Effectiveness and acceptability of Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Singapore. Journal of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, 34(2), 1-10. 📚

Lu, S. H., Assudani, H. A., Kwek, T. R. R., Ng, S. W. H., & Tan, G. C. Y. (2021). A Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) of Clinician-guided Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) for Depressed Patients in Singapore. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 2833. 📑

Tammie Kwek | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

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