About the Talk

We know that empathy is integral. But what is it, why do we need it, how do we cultivate it and how do we communicate it?

This free one hour session aims to present a case for Empathy training for helping professionals. Designed for Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Life Coaches who wish to enhance your understanding of this skill and how to demonstrate it in the therapeutic process.

If you wish to learn more about our Empathy Masterclass and Emotion-Focused Therapy, this introductory session will also help clarify any questions about the approach and upcoming modules.


– How Empathy is so fundamental to our work as a helping professional
– What is Empathy
– Empathic channels of receptivity
– Empathic responses
– Q&A by Audience

About the Speaker

Eng Chuan is the founder of Caper Institute, the appointed provider of EFT training by the International Society of Emotion-Focused Therapy. He is the sole provider of EFT supervision in Singapore and champions for the teaching and learning of EFT for mental health professionals and advocates locally. Eng Chuan has the admirable goal to hone the skills of the next generation of EFT practitioners and promote psychoeducation within the larger community.

Eng Chuan received his psychology education at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia under a government scholarship. Later, he completed a Masters in Applied Psychology in Singapore. He was an associate faculty at the Singapore University of Social Sciences and taught psychology modules at James Cook University.

Event Details

Date: 11 November 2021
Time: 11am – 12noon (GMT+8)
Venue: Zoom (Link will be sent closer to date of event)


This event is hosted by Caper Institute, a Singapore-based provider of EFT trainings to professionals. Click here to find out more about our upcoming Empathy Masterclass in December 2021, led by Prof. Robert Elliott, Ph.D.