DIRECTOR / CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Farah Putrinegara is a Certified Senior Clinical Psychologist that has been trained in working with Children and Adults with Mental and Developmental Disorders. Before entering full-time into the private sector in 2017, she worked as a full-time Clinical Psychologist in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and also worked part-time as a consultant in various private psychology clinics at the same time.
Farah Putrinegara obtained her Bachelors of Psychology (Honors) in Curtin University Australia and went on to obtain her Master in Clinical Psychology in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, under the Master in Clinical Psychology Program. She did her internship at Child Development Center, University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center (UKMMC) and Kuala Lumpur General Hospital at the Adult Psychiatric Department. Upon graduation in 2010, Farah was offered the post of becoming the first Full-Time Clinical Psychologist in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Health Psychology Clinic and she worked there until 2017.
She is experienced in working with families and has a special interest in pediatrics, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, learning difficulties, disabilities and behavior management. As she has worked in a variety of settings in both the public and private sectors, this has allowed her to gain extensive experience helping a wide range of clients. She specializes in conducting psychological assessments for children with mental and developmental disorders and also assisting parents in managing children with mental and developmental disorders.
While working in UKM, Farah was the Senior Certified Clinical Psychologists that catered to both children and adult clients. She was also a clinical supervisor for Clinical Psychologist Trainees for the UKM Clinical Psychology Program which means that she also trained students to become Clinical Psychologists.
Farah’s approach incorporates an empathic, practical, playful and relational approach to psychotherapy with clients and their families. Respected for her strong diagnostic and clinical skills, her treatment is
relationship-based and incorporates current research in clinical psychology, neuroscience, developmental psychology and at the same time incorporates the values and beliefs of the Malaysian society.