Expert, MSc Nguyen Duc Nam

Expert, MSc Nguyen Duc Nam

Expert, MSc Nguyen Duc Nam

Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese


Nam attained a Master of Social Work degree from RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) in 2014 via the Australian Government scholarship program.

He boasts over a decade of experience offering psychological assistance to diverse client groups, including children, adolescents, and adults grappling with an array of psychological challenges such as trauma, violence and abuse, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, complex mental health issues, and sexual orientation.

Nam has attended numerous comprehensive training programs on mental health support therapies utilizing various approaches, including Psychoanalysis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness, to effectuate crisis interventions, trauma, mental health first aid, and address common mental health issues.

Furthermore, he is an accomplished expert in the domain of gender and disability, backed by extensive experience working alongside both national and international organizations such as UNICEF, UNWomen, UNFPA, World Vision, Plan International, Save the Children, Hagar Vietnam, the Ministry of Education and Training, and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs.

In addition to his professional work, Nam is a guest lecturer at distinguished universities in Vietnam, including the National University of Hanoi, Pedagogy University, Women’s Academy, and Youth Academy.

Nam has also contributed to numerous research and training projects pertaining to mental health, disability, gender issues, family, and social integration, with many documents and publications featured in esteemed domestic and international journals.


Psychologist, Vice Director of Intergrated Mental Health Care Center


  • Others



Expertise in the treatment of:
  • Assessment of screening tests for psychological problems in adolescents, teenagers and adults
  • Psychotherapy for children and adolescents with problems such as speech delay, autism, hyperactivity, behavioral disorders, emotions, anxiety, depression, etc
  • Psychotherapy for adolescents and adults with problems such as anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, stress, PDSD, etc
  • Group of patients: minors, young adults, middle-aged people, elderly people
  • Select treatment plan and do therapy based on evidence-based approach
  • Work with psychiatrists of the Center, forming a comprehensive team to take care of the mental health of patients/clients in the most optimal way

  • 2014 – 2016: Master of Social work, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

The training program includes theoretical and practical modules related to development theories; counseling and therapy;  methods of working with individuals and communities; research and project design; and professional placement in different fields of social work practice.

  • 2004 – 2008: Bachelor of Psychology and Education, Danang University of Education

Specialized training program of special education (inclusive education) includes knowledge and skills in psychology, education, disabilities, and unique teaching methodologies for people with disabilities/special needs.

  • From 2023 – Now: Vice Director, Integrated Mental Health Care Center, Vinmec Times City International Hospital
  • 2016 – 2022: Director, Counseling, Research and Life Psychology Jsc
  • July 2015 – December 2015: Professional Internship, Council to Homeless Persons (CHP), Melbourne, Australia
  • October 2014 – May 2015: Professional Internship, Relationships Australia Victoria (Rav), Melbourne, Australia
  • March 2010 – June 2012: Project Officer, Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender – Family – Women and Adolescents

  • Nam has demonstrated extensive involvement in conducting research and publishing scholarly works pertaining to critical topics such as mental health, disabilities, family dynamics, educational institutions, and challenges faced by marginalized and disadvantaged communities, particularly those of ethnic minorities.
  • Furthermore, he has made significant contributions to the field by actively developing specialized textbooks tailored for a diverse range of audiences, including professionals, educators, parents, students, and individuals/students pursuing social science disciplines.