National Symposium of the Catholic Counsellors & Therapists of Malaysia

Choose Life 
The Prevention of Self-Harm and Suicide

WhatsApp Image 2019 10 17 at 11.10.13Date: 26 October 2019
Time: 9 am till 4 am - Registration start at 8:15 am
Place: Loyola Hall, Church of St Francis Xavier

Minimum donation of RM50 includes meals, refreshments, and printed materials. For enquiries, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 019 203 1228 (Asella)

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Symposium Itinerary

8:15 am - Registration
9:00 am - Opening

9:20 am - Plenaries
Dr Chan Lai Fong - Psychiatrist & Associate Professor, National University of Malaysia
Malaysian Representative of the International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Mr Justin Victor - Chairman, BEFRIENDS, Senior Lecturer Taylor's University

Ms Christine Maryanna Gabriel - Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist,
Lecturer, Taylor's University

11:00 am - Break
11:30 am - Multi Disciplinary Team Discussion
Moderator: Dr Xavier Pereira - Psychiatrist & Certified Psychotherapist
Chair of the Catholic Counsellors & Therapists of Malaysia
Associate Professor, Taylor's University

12:45 pm - Lunch
1:30 pm - Case Studies & Experiences
Dr Aaron Fernandez - Psychiatrist, Senior Lecturer, University Putra Malaysia

2:15 pm - Assessment & Self Care
Discovery of the Kit

3:00 pm - End of Programme
3:15 pm - Meeting of Catholic Counsellors & Therapists of Malaysia
Participants: Counsellors, Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Pastoral Helpers & Workers