Despite the excitement of living in a new city, it is inevitable that you will experience the downside of moving. Leaving behind a familiar place, support system and all the comforts you are used to can be challenging. As Dr. Zaidi notes in her article, around 25% of us will experience some form of mental health concerns. Hong Kong is a very fast-paced city and although it is densely populated, it’s easy to feel alone and disconnected from friends and family especially as an expatriate. With increasing pressures and stress stemming from living, working and being a part of the Hong Kong culture, it’s important to remember to look after your family’s well-being.
Read the City Guide 2017 article and find out how Dr. Zaidi and her team at MindnLife can provide specialised support to you, your children and your family as a whole to cope with challenges.
Dr. Quratulain Zaidi (BSc. Hons, MSc, MSc, PhD) is a mother and a member of the British Psychological Society and British Association Counselling & Psychotherapy and abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychology. She has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore for 12 years. She specialises in assisting families with issues including parenting, teen issues, Cybersafety, marriage guidance, post natal depression, stress and anxiety disorders, depression, bullying, eating disorders, OCD and self-harm. She is an expert in educational assessments and learning challenges in children, for example, ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia and ASD.