Jean Chen



Jean is Director at Relationship Matters and has been a psychotherapist for more than 12 years, working extensively with couples, adults and families with parenting issues. 

Jean XM Chen is a lecturer at a local university teaching couple therapy to counsellors enrolled in a Master’s course in counselling. She is also a master clinical member with the Singapore Association of Counselling (SAC), recognized clinical supervisor with SAC, certified EFT therapist with the International Centre for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (ICEEFT) and trained in Gottman Couples Therapy. She has more than a decade of experience in counselling couples, parents and families and won an award of excellence for her work in her previous employment. She contributes to many magazine and onlines articles such as TODAY, Her World, Women’s Weekly, Cleo etc on family life and is sometimes known as Mrs Jean Shashi. She also provides training to other professionals in the field such as private practitioners, social workers and counsellors in couple therapy.

Other than her Masters in Counselling, she has also been trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Satir, Expressive Arts Therapy, Bowen Family Systems Theory, Prepare Enrich premarital counselling, Play Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Clinical Supervision. 

Jean's clinical hours are Monday - Fridays 8am- 1pm, Saturdays 8am - 5pm, by appointment only