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Counselling & Support Services

It is not uncommon to seek professional help when loss is hard to bear and many parents have benefited from such invaluable support. 


We list some counselling services in Singapore used by parents in our network.  Please note that they are listed in no particular order and fees/charges may apply.  It is always best to “shop around” for a counsellor who suits your needs and whom you can relate to comfortably.  Call them, meet them and discuss your requirements.

A more comprehensive list can be found here. 



Provides grief support services such as specialized grief counselling, support group and professional capability building programmes.

Office hours: 62868033 



A community of bereaved parents who seek comfort, hope and wisdom in the Catholic-Christian faith, although their meetings and support are open to any parent of any faith.  They meet monthly on the fourth Tuesdays of the month. 



The Brahm Centre provides counselling and psychotherapy services to the general public for various conditions. All counselling sessions are conducted by trained counsellors by appointment only. Contact: with a summary of your situation and contact details so you can be matched with a suitable counsellor.  Brahm Centre also conducts mindfulness programmes which may be helpful in your healing journey.  

Weekdays (9am – 6pm) : 6610 3870




A bi-monthly support group and occasional retreat facilitated by Vernessa Chuah - Founder of Mindful Space. Her experience with three pregnancy losses had transformed her vulnerability into strength. She supports both men and women who experience pregnancy or infant loss. Vernessa is a pregnancy loss coach and certified grief recovery specialist. She also supports parents and children who suffer other grief and losses such as death, moving, separation, divorce, abuse, pet loss and trauma.

WhatsApp +65 9783 7313
10 Winstedt Rd, Blk A 02-02, Singapore 227977. 
Beside ACS Junior (Newton MRT)

HEALING HEARTS : Support for suicide bereaved MOTHERS by The Therapy Room

Dr Geraldine Tan, Director / Principal Registered Psychologist,  offers a special monthly support group for suicide bereaved MOTHERS called HEALING HEARTS at no charge.  The group meets monthly but the dates are not fixed - Call for information and to Register.  Geraldine runs her professional clinic The Therapy Room offering personal psychotherapy and counselling services which are chargeable.

Orchard Shopping Centre #08-03

321 Orchard Road Singapore 238866

Tel: 6467 8903




HEALING BRIDGE & LOSS (Suicide bereavement support under Samaritans of Singapore)

Healing Bridge is a suicide bereavement support group co-facilitated by SOS professionals and staff trained in grief work and experienced survivors. Members of the Healing Bridge meet at SOS to share their experiences and talk about their feelings. They also receive comfort and encouragement from others who have suffered similar losses.  No charge.

LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) provides immediate and long-term emotional support to those who have lost a loved one or someone they knew to suicide. 


Block 10 Cantonment Close

#01-01 (HDB Multi-storey carpark)

Singapore 080010

24-hour hotline: 1800- 221 4444




(Note: SOS also runs other specialist counselling services.)


Morning Star provides counselling services for parents and children.  Call to discuss your requirements and need.  Charges (subsidy) may apply. 


They have 6 centres and at their centre Head Office is :

25 Lorong 33 Geylang
#04-01 Pu Tian Building
Singapore 387985

 6285 1377
6285 2702


Address: No 4 Lorong Low Koon
Singapore 536450

Tel: 6285 1377




WHISPERING HOPE - for any type of loss

Whispering Hope, run by Joan Swee, provides coaching and therapy based on the Grief Recovery Method, an action-based programme with self-reflective assignments. 


For enquiries: 

Call 85807058 (office hours only)

RACHEL’s VINEYARD – for abortions under any circumstances

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat is a chance to get away from all the daily pressures of work and family and focus on this painful time in your life through a supportive and non-judgmental process. The time away provides an opportunity to enter deeply into the grieving process and identify all the ways your abortion may have affected you. This is run by Family Life Society.  Charges (subsidy) may apply.

For enquiries, please contact


(Client, Action, Relationships and Empathy)

If you have been bereaved for some time and feel you require some "tools" to support your onward journey, this coaching framework may be helpful to you.  Conducted by professional life-coach Josephine PL Ong who is herself a bereaved mother, having lost her son many years ago, Josephine is keen to listen and help you develop strategies based on the Solution Focused Brief Therapy.  Josephine is volunteering her service pro bono, at no charge. 

Ms Josephine Ong


Information updated as at June 2023


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