Chris Sekhar is the Clinical Director of Solace Sabah, Kuala Lumpur. He has more than 30 years of counseling experience ranging from substance and behaviour addiction abuse to family issues.
His qualifications include a Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from De La Salle University, a Bachelor of Theology degree from Malaysia Bible Seminary, and is a Certified Addiction Therapist (CSAT) from the Asia Pacific Certification Board. Chris currently has a Master (Level 4) in Addiction Therapy and is the former President of the Asia Pacific Certification Board (M).
With a very positive disposition, Chris seeks to integrate the various theories of change with experiential truths. He applies his knowledge of the various models of recovery to meet the patients’ particular needs. Hence, Chris is eclectic in his approach to treatment management. His own recovery from drug addiction of ten years enables him to understand the peculiarities of the addiction world. He has been drug free for 35 years.
Chris also lectures on Addiction Counseling/Intervention on a regular basis for two higher learning institutions.
He is married to Rachel Ng and has two adult sons.