PROFILE - Dr. Daryl Chow, MA, Ph.D. (Psych)
1. Helping you heal from an array of anxieties* (fears, traumas, generalised and social anxieties, experience of loss, obsession/compulsions, decision making) and recomposing the life that you seek;
2. One of the leading figures in the field of psychotherapy for implementing highly practical ways to increase the likelihood for clients to experience actual benefit from therapy. (see his Publications).
“People say that we are seeking a meaning for life. I don’t think this is what we’re really seeking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive.”
~ Joseph Campbell
Currently, Daryl maintains a private practice with at Henry Street Centre, Fremantle, and continues to serve as a senior psychologist (on locum) at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. In a previous life, he was as a youth worker.
Daryl is a co-editor and contributing author to the book The Write to Recovery: Personal Stories & Lessons About Recovery From Mental Health Concerns, a heart-felt collective of client’s journey of their struggles and recovery process, interweaved with mental health professionals who were part of the healing process. (Click here for to receive the entire ebook for FREE)
He is an senior associate and trainer with the International Center for Clinical Excellence (ICCE). He conducts workshops and researches on the development of expertise and highly effective psychotherapists, and teaching ways practitioners can accelerate learning.
Based on his doctoral research on the role of deliberate practice in cultivating superior performance in psychotherapy, Daryl and colleagues 2015 peer-reviewed article was nominated the “Most Valuable Paper” by American Psychological Association (APA).
His work is featured in two chapters from two edited books in 2017:
He currently lives with his wife and two kids in Western Australia. He continues to obsess about music and the craft of psychotherapy.
For more information about Daryl, visit his website:
* Counter to popular belief, it is an exception that people experience only one type of mental health concern (e.g., anxiety, depression). 50-60% of people experience a combination of anxiety and depression. In clinical settings, the co-morbidity can be as high as 80-90% of the time