Kokoro Team

Dr Tan Soo Teng








Consultant Psychiatrist MMBS, M.Med(Psych)

Dr. Tan is one of the leading psychiatrists in Singapore with more than 30 years of experience in the field, and is a member of the Singapore Medical Council. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from National University of Singapore in 1983, and his Master of Medicine Degree in Psychiatry from National University of Singapore in 1990.  Dr. Tan provides treatments for patients with a variety of mental health difficulties.  

Tammy Tan








Tammy has many years of medical office experience and a wealth of knowledge regarding mental health and pharmaceutical interventions.  

Sayori Matsuyama 


Art Psychotherapist
MA, ATR, BA(Clinical Psych)

Grew up in Tokyo.  Studied in Hawaii, Boston, Seoul and New York.  Graduated from Pratt Institute/ Degree in master of Professional Studies in Art Therapy and Creative Development.  Bachelor degree in Clinical Psychology from The University of Sacred Heart in Tokyo, Japan.

Sayori is a registered Art therapist in the United States and Singapore.  

Michelle Baraba

Art Psychotherapist
MA, AThR, B.Sc(Psych)

Graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. Her training is grounded in psychodynamic art psychotherapy, prior to which she obtained her Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology degree from Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore (accredited by University of Chester, UK). She also maintains her professional credentials with the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA).

Michelle utilizes the creative arts to support her clients’ wellbeing, as well as to explore avenues for meaning-making, transformation and healing.