Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Jacqueline Lee Tilley
Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education - Psychology and Child & Human Development
Dr. Jacqueline Tilley is an Assistant Professor with the Psychology and Child & Human Development Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. She has an M.A/Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical Science) from the University of Southern California, USA and an M.Phil. in Education and Psychology from the University of Cambridge, UK.

She has two key areas of research: (1) identifying mental health risk and resilience mechanisms in Asian families, with an emerging interest in how achievement pressures affect youth and their families; and (2) understanding issues related to treatment engagement and outcome among underserved groups. Her work has been presented at major international conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Child Development, the Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, and the Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.

Jacqueline is a registered psychologist (Singapore) and a licensed psychologist in New York, USA. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Stony Brook University, USA, where she worked with high-risk adolescents and adults and received intensive training in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She has also worked in hospital and clinic settings with a variety of patients, including those with mood, anxiety, psychotic, and personality disorders, in the USA, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Asian Families, Intervention Engagement & Outcome Evaluation, Risk & Resilience in Youth Mental Health, Social Educational and Mental Health Disparities
  • Improving the Mental Health of Patients with Comorbid Chronic Diseases: A Randomized Controlled Evaluation of the Feasibility and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Single-Session Solution-Focused Consultation (SSC) in a Primary Care Setting
  • Advancing our understanding of youth "achievement pressures:" A multi-phase study
Courses Taught
MCP809 Theories & Techniques of Counseling; NED10A Counselling Theories & Approaches; AED28R Developmental Issues in Childhood & Adolescence; AED38E Psychopathology in Youths; MAC831 Group Supervision - Practicum II; TPC0101 Solution-focused Brief Therapy