Scientific Programme


A/Prof Ong Say How
Senior Consultant; Chief,
Department of Developmental Psychiatry,
Institute of Mental Health

Dr Ong is a senior consultant child psychiatrist and Chief of the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in IMH. He obtained his Masters in Medicine (Psychiatry) in 1999 and Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy in 2001 from the National University of Singapore. Since his return from a fellowship in New York in 2005, he has been deeply engaged in outpatient services for children and adolescents with psychological problems and has conducted research work in mood disorders, schizophrenia and ADHD. In Child Guidance Clinic, he uses art and other creative-expressive therapies to help children and young teenagers who suffer from anxiety, depression and trauma. He is a frequent speaker in public forums and media interviews on child mental health issues. His authorship also spans various relevant topics on children and adolescent mental health.

Programme Details

Day 2, 13 October 2022 , Thursday, 1535 – 1550hrs
Session 8: 13 Oct 2022, Thurs, 1530 - 1700hrs
Track : Track 4A: Shining a Light on Mental Health (Level 1, Hall 1, ApeX)
Topic : The Experiences And Challenges of Telehealth In Child Psychiatry Setting
Local Speakers