Ms. Su Zar Mon, MS, is a counseling psychologist trained in Thailand and the US. She has over 10 years of experience working as a mental health social worker, freelance consultant, facilitator and trainer for mental health and psychosocial support.She has dealt with a variety of INGO, LNGO, CBOs (including World Vision, UNHCR, Handicap International and Pan Hlaing Siloam Hospitals, UNFPA) in Thailand and Myanmar. She also provides counseling and psychosocial support for adolescents and adults suffering from a broad range of emotional and psychological distress including depression, anxiety, trauma, cross cultural issues, and general life concerns. She also counsels individual and couples for relationship and family problems.
Ms. L Diana Seng Hkawn holds a Master degree in Counseling from De La Salle University, Philippines. She provides counseling and psychotherapy for adolescents, youth and adults with a wide range of emotional and psychological problems such as adjustment issues, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and trauma using evidence based approaches. She is experienced in conducting psychological assessments and mental health related trainings and workshops.
Pauline Bubendorff, a clinical psychologist and MHPSS consultant, has been working in the humanitarian sector since 2008, including 4 years in Myanmar. Her experience covers program management, technical supervision and coordination, external evaluation, and remote technical assistance, focusing on MHPSS programs with GBV, child protection, and protection mainstreaming components. She has been providing technical supervision to Reach Out Myanmar, especially for consultancy and training services.
Benjamin Weinstein, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist, based in Bangkok since 2003. Dr. Weinstein is a practicing clinician and educator. He provides psychotherapy services, teaches and trains in Thailand and regionally. He specializes in the cross cultural adaptation of psychotherapy techniques for Southeast Asian contexts. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the Graduate School of Chiang Mai University. From 2005-2016, he was a lecturer at the Graduate School of Psychology of Assumption University and director of the professional development program.
Dr. Weinstein also provides training in behavioral skills and topics for diverse groups in Southeast Asia, including corporate staff and managers, as well as mental health and human resource professionals and NGOS. He has worked extensively across cultures and is very familiar with issues arising in diverse multicultural workplaces as well as being able to adapt content to meet the needs of non-Western participants.
Dr. Weinstein’s trainings for small groups and organizations are based on recent scientific research in neuroscience, positive psychology, contemplative reflection and applied mindfulness. He has practiced mindfulness mediation and applied mindfulness personally for more than 10 years.