​OcTAVE (Occupational Therapy: Activities, Vocation and Empowerment) offers a range of outpatient rehabilitation programmes aimed at promoting community independence, providing therapeutic support, nurturing clients’ potential and facilitating their recovery.

The programmes are categorised into four major domains, namely Clinical Rehabilitation, Empowerment, Vocational Training and Job Club.

Octave Centre_Clinical Rehab 

Our clinical rehabilitation programme consists of group psychosocial interventions aimed at empowering clients to manage their own health and well-being. This supports their recovery and enables them to pursue a meaningful life.

Participants are required to apply what they learn in the activities and skills training, and share their experiences in group sessions. As such, a proactive attitude is very important.

Group programmes available are:

  • Illness Self-Management and Recovery (ISMR) – this aims to equip clients with knowledge, personal strategies and coping skills to manage their symptoms and reduce relapses to achieve their personal goals;
  • Cognitive Remediation – using computer programmes and group exercises, this aims to improve attention, memory, problem solving skills and impart thinking skills strategies to achieve vocational competence and community living skills;
  • Mindfulness  using a range of mindfulness practices, this aims to equip clients with the skills to manage emotional states so as to overcome stress, anxiety and depression.​

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The Empowerment programme aims to provide rehabilitation and promote recovery in persons with mental health conditions through the use of meaningful activities. We provide a safe environment for personal and skills development through a variety of activities. Clients are encouraged to take an active role in their rehabilitation and recovery and can sign up for activities of their choice each week.

  • Craftwork 
  • Sports/Gym/Dance 
  • Cooking/Baking 
  • Team building activities
  • Community outing/ volunteering opportunities
  • Relaxation 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Pushcart
  • Recovery oriented group session (led by a peer support staff)


We work together with agencies and community organisations to provide volunteering opportunities as a way of empowering personal development and community integration.

Octave_Vocational Training 

Vocational training serves as a rehabilitation platform for persons with psychiatric conditions. Clients who have been unemployed for long periods will benefit from this programme, as it seeks to improve personal confidence and develop interpersonal skills. Upon completion of the programme, occupational therapists will facilitate clients’ transition to Job Club services for employment assistance.

Programme objectives:

  • To equip clients with the skills relevant to an industry;
  • To improve work behaviours (e.g. work habits, work endurance and social skills);
  • To facilitate reintegration into competitive employment; and
  • To improve the clients’ tolerance and confidence levels for work.

We offer vocational training programmes in the following areas:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Retail
  • Basic administration/reception
  • Cleaning

OcTAVE_Job Club 

Job Club is a one-stop centre which assists clients with their employment needs. Run by vocational specialists and job placement officers, the team provides vocational counselling and assessment, as well as job-matching. During job-seeking and placement process, the team works closely with both employers and potential employees to ensure job fit and placement success.

Programmes and services available at Job Club:

  • Individually-tailored rehabilitation counselling
  • Job preparation
  • Support groups
  • Job placement support for clients and employers
  • Employer education workshops

Click here​ ​to learn about Job Club.

If you are interested in these programmes, please ask your psychiatrist for a referral to OcTAVE. We also accept clients who are seeking treatment at other psychiatric facilities.

You will be required to attend an appointment for an initial assessment that will help us understand your goals in life. This guides your rehabilitation and treatment goals.  We encourage you to bring your family members along for this assessment.

For enquiries about Occupational Therapy, please call 6389 2904 or email enquiry@imh.com.sg.


Buangkok Green Medical Park 
10 Buangkok View
Singapore 539747
Tel: 6389 2904
Buses: 88, 43, 109, 101, 156, 159, 161, 325

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