Tan Wen Xiang is a Senior Occupational Therapist at SAMH MINDSET Learning Hub. With more than 15 years of experience in the community mental health setting, Wen Xiang works closely with persons with mental health issues of varying ages to provide vocational training, supported education and help with job placements. Prior to taking up his current role, Wen Xiang was the Deputy Head of Vocational Services at SAMH Activity Hub for seven years. At this centre, he aided offering psychosocial rehabilitative programmes for the residents at Pelangi Village.
Bilingually fluent in both English and Mandarin, he regularly delivers talks and trainings on topics relating to workplace mental health and wellness in conferences, corporate organizations, public institutions and the grassroots. In his free time, Wen Xiang enjoys reading light-hearted Chinese novels, relaxing by watching dramas and growing in his faith.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy) from the University of Sydney as well as a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from Nanyang Polytechnic. He is also a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) by the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA).