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 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
B.Sc. London, UK
M.Sc. Counselling Psych, Australia
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, USA
Ph.D. Mol.Bio Cardiff University, UK
Certified Trainer, London, UK
Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Dr. Zaidi specialises in Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management, Teen Stress and Depression, Couples Therapy, Trailing Spouse, Social Strain and Adaptability, Expat Families, Cyber Safety for children and teens, Cyber Addiction for adults, Mindfulness, and Parenting. She is also an expert in Educational Assessments including ADD/ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and working with families and children to adapt to the unique needs following an ADD/ADHD, ASD diagnosis.
In her practice, Dr. Zaidi utilises evidence-based treatment solutions including Solution-focused Therapy (SFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness techniques, Relate Couples Therapy, and Gottman Couples Therapy.
Dr. Zaidi is a regular mental health author-contributor to several online and print publications, and is an invited speaker in conferences. She also speaks to groups and companies in Hong Kong on Cyber-safety, Cyber Addiction, Mindfulness, Parenting and Teen Stress. She is an Expert on Advisory Board for mental health publication for Healthy Matters in Asia.
Dr. Zaidi is from the UK and has been living between Hong Kong and Singapore for 14 years. She has worked in Hong Kong for the past 5 years. Her clients include families, adolescents, children, parents, educators and executives. She uses proven scientific techniques to help clients overcome personal barriers to growth.
Dr. Zaidi is a graduate of Kings College, London and with 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 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.
Dr. Michael Eason
M.A. Psychology, USA
Ed.S. Guidance And Counselling, USA
Ph.D. Applied Social Sciences (Psychology)
U.S. Licensed Therapist
Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC)
National Certified Counsellor (NCC)
With more than 10 years 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.
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 also a part-time professor of psychology at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Hong Kong Campus.
Dr. Eason is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong and an Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong Professional Couselling Association.
Chartered Clinical Psychologist
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. Edwin Chin
M.Sc & Ph.D. ClinPsych, New Zealand
Registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Board
Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) – Division of Clinical Psychology
Dr. Chin specialises in child and adolescent mental health, providing Educational Assessments of psychological and developmental problems, such as intellectual disability, learning disorders, ADHD, autistic spectrum disorder, anxiety, and depressive mood disorders.
He provides psychological treatment to children and young adults using evidence based treatment including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness techniques, and works with parents and children using therapeutic techniques based on Attachment Theory.
Understanding the increased pressure of performing well in academics, especially in Hong Kong, Dr. Chin regularly presents seminars in international schools and parent groups on issues relating to the mental well-being of the student.
He deals with topics such as overcoming test anxiety and exam stress, including depression and self-harming behaviours, and provides strategies for overcoming exam related stress.
Dr. Chin speaks fluent English and Cantonese.
Dr. Monica Borschel
B.S. Psychology, USA
M.A. Clinical Psychology, USA
Ph.D. Social Work and Social Administration, Hong Kong
Member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA)
Dr. Borschel specialises in Attachment and Loss. She is experienced in helping adults, teens, children, and families adjust to divorce, separation, loss of a loved one, and loss of finance. This often involves deciding what is in the best interest of the children during custody disputes. She is able to identify parental alienation and educate the parents about how this damages children. The process may include strengthening the relationship and communication between the parents and the children. She also specialises in reducing or resolving conflict in divorce, marriage and in the workplace.
She helps adults, teens, and children overcome neglect, emotional abuse, and child abuse that happened in the past or is happening in the present. She uses play therapy for children with behavioral problems and enables parents to create a safe and stress-free environment at home. As an attachment specialist, she also helps individuals understand relationship patterns which prevent them from developing or maintaining healthy relationships. She uses mindfulness practices and positive psychology to reduce anxiety, insomnia, depression and promote confidence and self-esteem.
Dr. Borschel uses attachment-based play therapy for children, and attachment, personality and identity theory, positive psychology, and guided meditative practices to enable her teenage and adult clients to find healing within themselves.
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.
Dr. Borschel is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA).
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