Paul studied at Sheffield University, UK and further trained at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. He also specialised in Sports Psychology (a Canadian/Olympic Council of Malaysia venture). Paul is now a Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia and a Clinical Psychologist at Beacon International Specialist Centre.
With over 35 years of experience in applied psychology in Britain, Australia and Malaysia, Paul has extensively dealt with a wide spectrum of emotional and behavioral problems. Being a pioneer in his field in Malaysia, Paul’s skills cover a wide range of issues across the human lifespan. He is a practitioner and facilitator for Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Management (CISD/CISM) and Mindfulness-Based Interventions.
Paul runs numerous custom-designed workshops and seminars for the general public and specialised groups which include companies, universities, colleges, parents and private requests.
Paul currently has his own regional psychology and mental health programme with BFM Radio. Over the last 22 years he has run various psychology programmes with Lite-FM and Radio-TV Malaysia. He is a regular guest on various National TV programmes and is frequently interviewed in the national newspapers.
Paul is a professional proponent of Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence. He is active in advancing this in private and professional settings. He is well known for his custom-designed workshops that involve practical applications of fundamental psychological principles – especially within natural and applied settings.
Paul is a pioneer proponent of Mental Hygiene in Malaysia and is passionate about the prevention of mental and emotional problems through the empowerment of the individual and primary groups.