Michael Ong brings with him over 25 years of experience in coaching and working with individuals, couples, families and groups. He started his career as a social worker in Singapore. Later, his vision lead him to venture to Vietnam, working as a social work consultant with both international and local NGOs and the Vietnamese government. His extensive experience living overseas and working in multi-cultural context equipped him with skills to operate effectively as a cultural translator. He is fluent in English, Vietnamese and Mandarin.
Christine Peh is a trained counselor and certified Solution-Focused Practitioner. She has extensive experience working and living in various countries in Asia over the past 21 years. Her overseas professional experience includes serving as the Counseling Program Director at the Center for Counseling, Research and Empowering of Community (CoRE) Hanoi, Vietnam; counselor at the New Counseling Services, Bangkok, Thailand and in Manila, Philippines. Christine also sits on the steering committee of Alpha Vietnam since 2016. Christine has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the "Let's Talk" program and other professional development courses. She is married to Lawrence Peh and they have three adult daughters - Isabel, Shona and Natania.