About Us Staff Profiles Dr. Kristina Burgetova

Dr. Kristina Burgetova

Dr. Kristina Burgetova

Dr. Kristina Burgetova

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Social and Health Sciences | Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Counselling


  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), University of St. Thomas, USA ( 2007-2012)
  • Master of Arts, Counselling Psychology (Marriage & Family Therapy) University of St. Thomas, USA ( 2004-2007)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Metropolitan State University, USA ( 2002-2004)


Originally from Slovakia, Dr Burgetova has called Singapore home since 2012. Her work experiences are primarily in university settings (National Institute of Education, Singapore, Minnesota State University, USA and University of Manitoba, Canada,) as a Director, Clinician, Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Professor. She specializes in working with young adults, families, and couples and considers herself a general practitioner.  She stepped down as Director of the Wellness Centre at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University in 2016. Since then, she delivers psychological services to public and private sector. She is also an external psychologist for INSEAD business school, Singapore. Her clinical interests include couple therapy and relationship issues, identity development and self-exploration, family of origin issues, adjustment and acculturation issues, and well-being of high functioning individuals.

Dr Burgetova holds a Doctorate degree in Counselling Psychology and Master degree in Couple and Family Therapy from University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Minnesota and registered psychologist in Singapore. She is also a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists. She is also a certified Gottman Therapist.

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Relationships
  • Wellbeing