• PsyD Southern Cal. Univ., California, USA
  • M.A. Colorado Christian Univ., Colorado, USA
  • BSc. Southwestern Univ., Texas, USA

Doctoral Clinical Placement:

  • Department of Psychiatry, Hospital University Kebangsaan  Malaysia (HUKM), Cheras: October, 2003 –March, 2004.
  • Department of Psychiatry, University Malaya Medical  Centre (UMMC): April – July, ‘04

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Psychology in Psychiatry:  Psychotherapy,
  • Psychopathology, Psychological assessments, Stress  management, etc
Major Research Interests
  • Depression and Mood disorders
Professional Involvement
  • Charis Hospice
  • Penang Association for Counseling and Psychology
Participation in continuing Education


  • PBL Workshop at HUKM
  • ADHD workshop at HUKM
  • Workshop on Outcome-Based Education: Learning Outcomes (22-23 September 2015)
  • Clinical Hypnosis organised by LCCH
  • Personal & Professional Development for medical students – organised by UKM


  • Conference on Problem Based Learning organised by University of Malaya


  • 10th Perak Mental Health Convention, 9 -11 October, 2014
  • QIUP Conference 2015, Roles and Challenges of Higher Learning Institutions

Soon, E.C.K., Safuan, M., Pang, K.Y., et al(2012). Prevalence of Stress, Anxiety and Depression and the Associated Factors among Preclinical and Clinical Medical Students, Special Studies Module (SSM)MD UKM-AUCMS 
Year 4 medical students

Involvement in Community Care and Social Services
  • Volunteer counsellor for Malaysian Care
  • On the Board of Charis Hospice
  • On the Board of Rumah Aman:  half –way house for emotionally disturbed women