Dr. DaXuan Ng

Dr. DaXuan Ng

Dr. DaXuan Ng

Lecturer, Counselling


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), James Cook University, 2020 - 2024;
  • Master in Counselling, Singapore University of Social Science, 2012 - 2015;
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology, University of Queensland, 2010;
  • Bachelor of Psychology, James Cook University, 2006 - 2008

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Dr Ng is a registered counsellor with the Singapore Association for Counselling, with experience working with the tertiary student and adult population. Dr Ng is also a research psychologist, specialising in personality and social psychology, and quantitative methods. Particularly, he is interested in identifying better pedagogical methods to train mental health professionals based in the tropics, identifying the cultural nuances involved in counselling modalities, and uncovering the phenomenology of prejudice and social tolerance in the counselling context.

Research Interests

Main areas of research and counselling consultancy include:

  • The link between Personality (RST, Big Five, Five Factor Model) and Social Attitudes,
  • Prejudice, Microaggression, and Stigma,
  • Social Tolerance and Universal-Diverse Orientation
  • Deliberate practice in counselling, and
  • Mindfulness and Compassion