Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
Principal Family Therapist Family Therapy Institute Blk 1 Eunos Crescent #01-2509 Singapore 400001Phone: 6745 0613Fax: 6745 5923Email: [email protected]Maimunah Mosli is currently the Principal Family Therapist leading the PPIS Family Therapy Institute. She has been working in PPIS for the last sixteen years.She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with Honours from Curtin University, Perth Western Australia in 2003. While pursuing her degree, she worked with the Muslim Women Support Centre of Western Australia where the bulk of her work includes helping Muslim immigrants who sought refuge by coming to Australia.Coupled with her experience and interest in helping Malay-Muslim families, Maimunah obtained her Masters in Family Systemic Psychotherapy awarded by Middlesex University and Institute of Family Therapy (UK) in 2008. She too obtained her Diploma in Clinical Supervision from Counselling and Care centre in 2010.Being the first Muslim family psychotherapist in Singapore and upon completing her Masters, Maimunah continued to be passionate about cultural sensitive practices and has been an active member of Association of Family Therapy (Singapore) since 2008. In 2010, she was instrumentally involved in organising the ‘Generating Conversation’ conference in 2010. Her beliefs in collaborative work saw her once again being involved in organising a conference in collaboration with Singapore Association of Counsellors and Association of Marital and Family Therapy, where she now serves as President of the association for consecutive 2 terms. A signature conference was organised where the association humbly hosted international speakers for their Context Conference in 2015.Her passion for working on women’s empowerment issue was seen in her contribution to a response to CEDAW by being a member of the Committee of Empowering Muslim Women of PPIS. Now, she is a member of the Fathers Action Network. Her work with less privileged individuals and families has grown in her contributions and active involvement with the efforts by Dads for Life movement in Singapore. This has clearly portrayed her ability to work across gender and culture. A highly reflexive therapist and clinical supervisor, Maimunah now provides both individual and group supervision to a team of social workers at PPIS using systemic ideas. Her years of experience and particular interest in cross cultural practices have made her opinions matter in the field of family therapy. Her constant network with other trainers and specialists in the family therapy field provides her with the constant up-keeping and know-how knowledge of the sector’s development. Today, she is accorded membership of the International Bateson Institute based in Sweden.The development of PPIS Family Therapy Institute is a witness to her commitment towards the growth of family therapy in Asia. This is further evident in her involvement with Asian Academy of Family Therapy based in Hong Kong where she was appointed as Honorary Member in 2015. Maimunah has edited two book entitled ‘The Rhythm of Misfits in Families” and ‘Between Spaces” written by fellow therapist at the institute. This has advance her work to South East Asia region, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia.