Our Therapists

Finding the right professional for you is one of the most important decisions you will make when beginning any type of therapy or psychology-based personal development program.

Our team of highly qualified and experienced therapists in Hong Kong specialise in a wide variety of services to meet your individual needs and the unique needs of your family.

Dr. Quratulain Zaidi

Registered Clinical Psychologist (UK and HK)

 

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B.Sc. London, UK
M.Sc. Counselling Psych, Australia,
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, USA
Ph.D. Mol.Bio Cardiff University, UK
Registered Clinical Psychologist Health Care Professional Council UK
Registered Clinical Psychologist Hong Kong Society of Counselling and Psychology
Registered Supervisor British Psychological Society
Certified Trainer, London, UK

 

Dr. Zaidi has more than a decade of clinical experience with a wide variety of mental health, social emotional, behavioural and relationship challenges. She has extensive experience working with children, adults, families and couples and her empathetic understanding and non judgemental manner is something her clients appreciate.

Dr. Zaidi specialises in a broad range of mental health challenges including Depression, Post Natal Depression, Anxiety, Stress Management, Sleep issues, Anger Management, Bipolar Disorders, Relationship challenges, Teen Stress and DepressionCouples Therapy, Trailing Spouse, Social Strain and Adaptability, Adjustment for Expat Families, Cyber Safety for children and teensCyber Addiction for adults, Mindfulness, and Parenting.

She is also highly experienced in identifying and managing ADHD and ASD in work and personal life.

In her practice, Dr. Zaidi utilises evidence-based treatment solutions empathetically and collaboratively with her clients to help them overcome personal barriers to growth. These include Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness techniques, and Gottman Couples Therapy.(Level 3)

As a well respected expert mental health voice in Hong Kong and an author, Dr. Zaidi is a regular contributor to several highly-subscribed online and print publications, as well as a sought-after invited speaker at conferences. She is passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues and delivers seminars and workshops to groups and corporates in Hong Kong.

Dr. Zaidi is from the UK, but has been living between Hong Kong and Singapore for past 18 years. This diverse cultural experience has given her the opportunity to incorporate cultural sensitivity into her practice.

A graduate of King’s College, London, Dr. Zaidi also has a PhD. from Cardiff University. She held various post-doctoral positions in the UK before training at Masters level in Counselling and Clinical Psychology and founding her practice in Asia.

Dr. Zaidi is proud to be a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS), Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (HKPCA) and the Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA). She abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychology.

She is also an expert in Educational Assessments, including ADD/ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia and Dysgraphia, and works with families and children to adapt to their unique needs following an ADD/ADHD, ASD diagnosis. Her reports are well-known for their easy to read format, with clear and relevant recommendations for both parents and schools.

Dr. Michael Eason

Registered Psychologist HK

 

 

M.A. Psychology, USA
Ed.S. Guidance And Counselling, USA
Ph.D. Applied Social Sciences (Psychology), HK
U.S. Licensed Therapist
Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC)
National Certified Counsellor (NCC)

 

With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Eason has worked in both outpatient and inpatient mental health settings since 2005. He has worked clinically with both adolescents and adults for Psychotherapy and Counselling.

From his work as an Addictions Counsellor, Dr. Eason has supported clients with substance abuse issues and dual diagnoses. He also specialises in LGBTQ Counselling in Hong Kong, for both individuals and couples.

Dr. Eason utilises an eclectic and collaborative approach to Person-Centered therapy, primarily drawing from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, and Humanistic orientations.

Dr. Eason is skilled at providing clients with education and coping skills related to substance abuse and addiction issues, anxiety, depression, stress management, mindfulness, life transitions, time management, crisis management, and other areas of self-care essential to personal growth and understanding.

Dr. Eason has extensive experience in working with LGBTQ clients, as individuals and couples, addressing the unique difficulties this population faces in the Hong Kong context. He has also worked with clients dealing with sexual identity and sexual concerns.

Dr. Eason is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Counselling Association (ACA). He is a Full Member and Registered Clinical Psychologist with The Hong Kong Society of Counselling and Psychology (HKSCP). He is also a member of the Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong  (PSHK) and an Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (HKPCA).

Dr. Monica Borschel

Registered Clinical Psychologist (HK)

B.S. Psychology, The University of Utah, USA
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, USA
Registered Clinical Psychologist HKSCP
PH.D Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong
Member of Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA)
EMDRIA Trained
EMDR Practitioner

Dr. Borschel specializes in Attachment and Loss. She is experienced in helping adults, teens, children, and families adjust to anxiety, trauma, abuse, divorce, separation, loss of a loved one, and loss of finance. This may include deciding what is in the best interest of the children during custody disputes, strengthening the relationship and communication between the parents and the children.

Dr. Borschel’s attachment-based psychodynamic therapy along with EMDR, enables her clients to find healing within themselves. In so doing, she can help her clients to overcome anxiety, trauma, neglect, emotional, verbal, physical abuse, and child abuse.

Furthermore, as an attachment specialist, she also helps individuals understand relationship patterns which prevent them from developing or maintaining healthy relationships. She is able to help reduce anxiety, insomnia, depression and promote confidence and self-esteem.

Dr. Borschel is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. She graduated with her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University in New York City. She later moved to Hong Kong to pursue her doctorate at the University of Hong Kong in Social Work and Social Administration.

Registered Clinical Psychologist with The Hong Kong Society of Counseling and Psychology (HKSCP). Member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Counseling Association (ACA), The British Psychological Society (BPS), and the Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA).

Shona Lowes

Chartered Clinical Psychologist (UK)

Chartered Clinical Psychologist (British Psychological Society)
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Psychology), University of Leeds, UK
Registered with the Health Care Professions Council, UK
Registered Supervisor with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS)

 

 

Ms. Lowes has over 25 years experience working with children, families, teenagers, and adults. Qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1989, graduating from the University of Leeds, she has worked within the NHS in the UK and internationally in Russia, the Netherlands, and Singapore.

Now living in the UK, Ms. Lowes is uniquely positioned to work with Hong Kong families with children in the UK for boarding school or university, providing individual therapy for teenagers and adults, as well as consultations with parents of younger children.

Her expertise include; parenting advice and consultations concerning behavioural and emotional issues in children and young teenagers, professional supervision for Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, and Counsellors, individual therapy and counselling for older teenagers and adults who are experiencing difficulties related to anxiety, depression, stress, eating behaviour, and sleep, as well as individual therapy and counselling for expat kids who are students at UK universities, adjusting to living far from family and home, coping with ongoing emotional issues such as anxiety, depression, and stress.

Ms. Lowes is available for online/Skype sessions.

Dr. Kristin Zeising

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (USA)

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology (USA)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (USA)
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (USA)

Dr. Zeising works with adults – she specialises in working with adult individuals and couples and is a Certified Sex Therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counsellors and Therapists (AASECT). Dr. Zeising’s philosophy is to help people reach their full potential in their emotional, relational, and sexual lives.

Her therapeutic style consists of a caring, positive approach while utilising a combination of cognitive behaviour therapy, psychodynamic and humanistic therapy methods. Her style is focused and collaborative, teaching coping skills and problem-solving techniques to help clients change dysfunctional patterns of behaviour, create solutions, and work from their strengths. She offers support and guidance for individuals and couples with sexual concerns including performance difficulties, lack of arousal or desire, loss of satisfaction and sexual compulsivity issues.

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Zeising has worked with individuals, couples, families and groups and taught psycho-educational classes on topics such as stress reduction, mindfulness practices, couples communication and overcoming depression. She has worked in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, group settings, and private practice.

Dr. Zeising is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counsellors and Therapists (AASECT), International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and an Associate Fellow with The Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS).

Dr. Kimberley Carder

Clinical Psychologist

M.A. Psychology, USA
PsyD Clinical Psychology, USA

 

Dr. Kimberley Carder specialises in working with children, helping them appreciate how the family system and their relational understanding is affecting the present moment.

She has worked in Hong Kong and Shanghai with several NGO’s, international schools and private practices providing psychotherapy, psychoeducation and full educational assessments.

She works with behavioural, mood, relational and learning disorders and creates treatment plans that allow people to thrive to their full-potential through self-actualisation. Dr. Carder’s work as a special needs teacher has generated a particular interest and ability in working with children and families of special needs.

Having grown up in Hong Kong, she has a unique understanding of the pressure and challenges that children and families face in the city.During her studies, she cultivated a deep commitment to mental health, mood disorders and the mind-body connection.

She continues to support the wellness community in Hong Kong as an ambassador for Women’s Five, a five-week program for women in Hong Kong on a wellness journey through body and mind, ending with a 5km race.

Dr. Carder is a registered member of the American Psychology Association (APA) and the British Psychology Society (BPS). She received both her Doctorate and Master degree in Clinical Psychology at Alliant International University. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Psychology at the University of Southern California.

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