Professional Team

YIU Fong Lee Venus

Clinical Psychologist
Member of Register of Clinical Psychologists accredited by Department of Health

Academic background

  • Master of Social Science in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Completed the Foundation Course for teaching Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), co-organized by the Oxford Mindfulness Center and the Hong Kong Center for Mindfulness
  • Advanced Teacher Training of Mindful Parenting Training by Prof. Susan Bögels of University of Amsterdam
  • Qualified mindfulness teacher for Mindfulness Training for Youth with ADHD, Youth with ASD and parallel Mindful Parenting Training (MYmind) by Prof. Susan Bögels, University of Amsterdam

  • Certified children’s trainer in the Method Eline Snel (the Academy for Mindful Teaching)
  • Member of Hong Kong Association for Infant Mental Health
  • Completed training on Circle of Security (Relationship-based Parenting Program)
  • Completed training on Newborn Behavioral Observation

Experience

  • Vice-Chair (External Relations) 2016-2018, Registered Clinical Psychologist, Division of Clinical Psychology, Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • Member of the Hong Kong Clinical Psychologists Association
  • With 15 years of experience in working as clinical psychologist at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethesole Hospital, United Christian Hospital
  • Research associate in a research project in The City University of Hong Kong for teaching mindfulness for parents and children in family-based mindfulness intervention
  • Part time Lecturer, Bachelor of Education (Honours) In Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Took initiatives in providing mindfulness based interventions as group treatment such as MBCT in hospitals that the patients’ anxiety, depression and stress significantly reduced after attending the group treatment. The results were presented in Hospital Authority convention as poster presentation in 2015
  • Promote mindfulness for other helping professionals such as NGO staff, university, teachers and students in secondary schools, mental health professionals etc.

Venus loves sports, music and art. She devoted herself in writing the mindfulness book <靜觀 – 觀心、知心、療心> for Division of Clinical Psychology on mindfulness and producing local music to promote mindfulness to general public. This book was awarded in the Hong Kong Publishing Award in the category of top ten psychology books.

She worked at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University (CARD) for summer internship in 2006, specializing in evidence based assessment and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Poster and Paper presented at XXVIII International Congress of Psychology
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Conference, The Third Joint International Conference of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK).

Paper published at The Counseling Psychologist, Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry. The themes of presentation and publication included public stigma on help-seeking for mental illness, cognitive and behavioral model for social anxiety development, understanding distress and help-seeking, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist (PCL) for Chinese Survivors of Motor Vehicle Accident, Treatment Efficacy of Fast-track Clinical Psychological Services for Common Mental Disorders.

Dr. Tony Wong

Registered Clinical Psychologist of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Hong Kong Psychological Society
Member of the Hong Kong Clinical Psychologists Association
Vice-Chairman, Division of Clinical Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (2009-2012)

Academic background

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009)
  • MPhil in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1995)
  • BSSc (Honors) in Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1990)
  • Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong Chapter, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Member of International Psychogeriatric Association and Hong Kong Psychogeriatric Association
  • Life member of Hong Kong Pain Society

Experience

  • Dr. Wong graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1995 and has since qualified as a clinical psychologist. In 2009, he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in clinical psychology by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong first worked as a clinical psychologist in the Correctional Services Department, and was later employed by the Hospital Authority for more than 25 years.
  • Dr. Wong has rich and comprehensive experience in clinical psychological assessment and treatment for adolescence, adult, and elderly. Dr. Wong has served for hospital departments, including United Christian Hospital Department of Psychiatry, United Christian Hospital Medical paediatric, adolescent and adult medicine departments (including Surgery, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pain Medicine, Neurology, Diabetes Clinic, Oncology, ENT, Family Medicine, etc.), Tseung Kwan O Hospital Psychiatry, Tseung Kwan O Hospital (paediatric, adolescent, adult medicine), etc. In addition to providing assessment services and psychotherapy, Dr. Wong has for many years written a number of intellectual assessment reports, court reports, and psychological reports for patients who sustained work-related injuries or trauma after traffic accidents, and has accumulated considerable experience.
  • Dr. Wong was the Vice-Chairman of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (2009 – 2012). Committed to promoting mental health education and evidence-based psychotherapy, he is an honorary clinical supervisor of the Departments of Psychology of the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an honorary psychotherapy supervisor for the Department of Psychiatry of United Christian Hospital. He helped to train clinical psychologist trainees and provided psychotherapy supervision for psychiatry residents.
  • Dr. Wong has all along endorsed evidence-based practice in providing psychological treatments. For many years, he has applied cognitive-behavioral therapy to various mental and medical problems. Mental problems include depression, mixed anxiety and depressive disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, somatic symptom disorder, schizophrenia, delusional disorder, anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, kleptomania, Asperger’s disorder, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, neurocognitive disorders, adjustment disorder, personality disorder, persistent complex bereavement, parenting stress, stress related to marital problems, divorce, work, emigration, and more.
  • Dr. Wong has always been keenly interested in the “third-wave” cognitive behavioral therapies. Dr. Wong received training from acceptance and commitment therapy masters Dr. Steven Hayes and Dr. Robyn Walser, and applied acceptance and commitment therapy to various mental and emotional problems as well as psychological adjustment caused by medical problems, and achieved good results. He was also trained in mindfulness-based therapy by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, who is the first Western scholar in the study and application of mindfulness to psychological problems.
  • In terms of books, he has co-authored two books in Chinese: “Don’t Play Tug-of-War with Your Inner Monster” (Anthony Tong & Tony Wong, published in 2022), which introduced to the public a guide to living by acceptance and commitment therapy, and “Mindfulness: Minding, Knowing and Healing the Mind” (Division of Clinical Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, published in 2017), which is the first ever Chinese book in Hong Kong introducing mindfulness based therapy.
  • Dr. Wong has also provided training for various universities, educational institutions, non-government organizations, professional groups, etc. for many years. He hosted lectures and workshops on mental health, and had been interviewed by different media many times to deliver messages on mental health, stress management and emotion management.

Jackie Chow

Clinical Psychologist

Academic background

  • Master of Social Science in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Arts in Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Business Administration, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Focus

  • Helping people with developmental issues, family and social inclusion problems.

Experience

  • Jackie enjoys facilitating people to realize their potential and live fulfilling lives, and she loves to serve clients with compassion & care. She currently lives with her family and two kids with special needs. She was previously a seasoned consultant for multinational organizations that nurtured her rich interpersonal skills & experiences.
  • Providing psychological assessments and interventions for children having developmental issues, e.g., autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and reading-and-writing difficulties. She has experience in conducting psychological therapies for children, teens and adults with depression, anxiety, psychosomatic conditions, conduct problems, addictions and other mood problems. She provides both individual and group sessions, and provides consultation and training services.

Therapy approaches

  • Provides evidence-based psychotherapies, including a range of cognitive-behavioral therapies, acceptance commitment therapies and motivational interviewing. She received training in Cognitive Processing Therapy (for trauma) from the Medical University of South Carolina (CPTWeb2.0), Basic Family Therapy from the Asian Academy of Family Therapy and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy by Dr. John Amodeo.

CHAN Yawen

Clinical Psychologist

Academic background

  • Master of Social Science in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Completed Mindfulness-based teacher training program by The Oxford Mindfulness Centre and Hong Kong Centre of Mindfulness

Experience

  • Member of Division of Clinical Psychology, Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • Executive committee member at the Hong Kong Clinical Psychologists Association (HKCPA)
  • Experienced in working with children and adolescents with mood problems, school refusal, eating disorder, and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Conduct screening, assessment, workshop, talks and school-based psychological service to children, adolescents and parents( Only in service of school /community project)

( Only in service of school /community project)

CHU Yi Fang Josephine

Clinical Psychologist

Academic background

  • MPsychol (Clin) (Aus)
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Grad Dip in Sc in Med (Pain Management) (Aus)

Experience

Miss Chu has worked for over 27 years as a clinical psychologist in government, public hospitals, and private practice. She has served as honorary clinical supervisor for Master of Social Sciences (Clinical Psychology) trainees of HKU and CUHK. She specializes in providing psychotherapy to adolescents, adults and children as well. She is experienced in providing psychological treatments to clients who have depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood problems and adjustment difficulties and those with serious illnesses (such as cancer, chronic pain, cardiac disease, stroke, and dementia). She has valuable experience in helping clients facing crises and various life stressors, such as bereavement and problems with family, relationships, work, study, self-image, and personal growth and developments. She has received training in different psychotherapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Miss Chu is passionately keen in the psycho-education on promoting psychological well-being, resilience and the psychophysiology of mind and body. She has been a certified biofeedback practitioner, with accreditation by Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) Board since 2006. She has successfully worked with chronic pain patients, helping both individuals and groups involving multidisciplinary approach in the past years. She has good experience to work with children with mental health including Attention Deficits and Asperger’s Syndrome.

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LIU Kwan Yi Queenie

Educational Psychologist

Academic background

  • M. Soc. Sc. (Educational psychology), HKU
  • M.A. in Psychology (CUHK)
  • M.A. in English Language Teaching (CUHK)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Distinction in Coursework) (CUHK)
  • LEGO®-Based Therapy Recognized Facilitator
  • Trained to teach Paws B, .b and .b Foundation (Mindfulness in Schools Project, MiSP UK)
  • Completed the Foundational Training in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) (Oxford Mindfulness Centre and Hong Kong Centre for Mindfulness)
  • Certified instructor for teaching mindfulness to children and adolescents (Mindfulness Matters!, Academy for Mindful Teaching)
  • Certified Coach of “Happy Parenting” Programme by Heep Hong Society
  • Certified Facilitator of “Circle of Security” Programme (USA)
  • UCLA PEERS® Clinic Young Adults Certified Provider (USA)
  • Certified facilitator of Tuning in to KidsTM  and Tuning in to TeensTM  parenting programme (Australia)

Experience

  • Had been involved in a parenting research project at a local, non-government organization, and was also responsible for providing consultations to parents and teachers
  • Had taught in local primary, secondary and tertiary education setting in Hong Kong
  • Currently providing psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents, and also providing interventions for children with developmental disorders (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , Autism Spectrum Disorder, different types of learning disorders and giftedness)
  • Specializing in providing support and training in reading and writing

YUEN Wing Nam Crystal

Speech Therapist

Academic background

  • Master of Arts, Speech Therapy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Member of HKAST
  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (Hong Kong) (CST-HK)

Experience

  • Speech Therapist in Voice Research Laboratory, the University of Hong Kong
  • Supervisor in the simulated patient program of Speech and Hearing Sciences, the University of Hong Kong
  • Clinical placement in speech therapy unit of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, mainstream primary schools, special schools, public hospitals, elderly homes and community rehabilitation centers
  • Extensive experience in voice therapy and speech therapy for children

WONG Chau Min Doris

Speech Therapist

Couselling Psychologist

Academic background

  • Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology, HKSYU
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology (Distinction), HKU
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Speech & Hearing Sciences, HKU
  • Externship in Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy
  • Core Skills I & II in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
  • Professional Seminar on Clinical Education 2019
  • Basic Certificate Course in Family Therapy (AAFT)
  • Workshop on Integrative Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Sandplay Therapy
  • Sandplay Therapy: Loss and Grief in Children and Adults
  • Certified practitioner of the MBTI® instruments (Steps I and II)
  • Bricks for Autism LEGO-based therapy training course
  • Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment Program (IE Basic 1)
  • Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral-Motor Therapy
  • Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy Program Certification (LMRVT)
  • Qualified Hong Kong Cantonese Oral Langauge Assessment Scale Examiner
  • Qualified Hong Kong Graded Character Naming Test (HKGCNT) User
  • “Hong Kong Corpus of Primary School Chinese” Provider
  • Certificate of attendance: Fiberoptic Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Workshop Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation Certification (DPNS)
  • Certified VitalStim Therapy Provider
  • Facial Muscle Exercise Program
  • Tactile Sign Language Certification

Experience

  • Over 10 years of experience in practicing speech therapy
  • Part-time lecturer at the Open University of Hong Kong on cognitive intervention and behavioral intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Part-time clinical associate at Hong Kong Polytechnic University to povide on-site clinical supervision in clinical practicums of the Master of
    Speech Therapy program

TANG Chung Yan Joyce

Speech Therapist

Academic background

  • BSc. in Speech and Hearing Sciences, HKU
  • MSc. in Stroke and Clinical Neurosciences, CUHK
  • Member of HKAST
  • HKCOLAS Examiner
  • HKGCNT Provider and User
  • Social Thinking ® Certificate
  • Mark Power Stutter-free Speech Program Certificate
  • VoicecraftTM Yell Well Certificate
  • SRJ Level 1 Oral Placement Therapy Certificate
  • Beckman Oral Motor Intervention Certificate
  • Certified DPNS Provider
  • Certified Vitalstim and Ampcare Provider

Experience

  • Clinical Supervisor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (Master of Speech Therapy)
  • Lecturer of Hong Kong Baptist University School of Continuing Education (Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division)

YIM Pui Ying Sarah

Occupational Therapist

Academic background

  • Master of Arts, Guidance and Counselling, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong
  • Registered Occupational Therapist (HKROT Part I)
  • Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (S.I.P.T.)
  • Beckman Oral Motor Assessment & Intervention, Beckman Oro-facial Deep Tissue Release
  • Certificate in Copying Speed Test for Hong Kong Secondary Students (HKOTA)

Experience

  • Occupational therapist at Hospital Authority providing a variety of rehabilitation services
  • Worked at special schools to provide rehabilitation services and training to the children with intellectual and physical disability
  • Part-time lecturer at the School of Continuing Education of Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Provide occupational therapy training at mainstream primary and secondary schools

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