Dr. Emily Oe, Ph.D., RPT-S, LCPC, NCC
School-based Play Therapist Supervisor, Program Reviewer
Dr. Emily Oe Obtained her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas, with specialization in play therapy and minor in special education. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor in Association for Play Therapy (A4PT), and Approved CCPT Certification Supervisor in Center for Play Therapy of University of North Texas.
Dr. Emily Oe has recognition internationally for promotion of Child-Centered Play Therapy with all ages. During her years as a Professor at Sam Houston State University, Dr. Oe developed a Play Therapy program which was the second largest of its kind at that time. At the university level and as a workshop presenter, she has done extensive training--emphasizing the basic theory and skills as well as advanced Play Therapy interventions with specific populations.
Dr. Oe retired after 43 years of providing direct clinical Play Therapy services. However, she continues to provide CCPT Play Therapy trainings, supervision for mental health professionals who are working toward becoming Registered Play Therapists, and ongoing supervision for Child-Centered Play Therapists. Besides being the supervisor of school-based play therapists and students from HKPCCA, Dr. Oe serves as the program reviewer to maintain the quality of professional play therapy training programs of HKPCCA, so that they fulfill the standard of various professional play therapy bodies such as Association for Play Therapy (A4PT).
Dr. Timothy T. Leung, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Dr. Leung obtained his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from North Texas State University and is a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia, Canada. He is the Chairman of Dr. Leung & Associates Limited, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the School of Social Work in Gratia Christian College, and Registered School Manager for all registered schools under The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China. Dr. Leung has served as senior management consultant in various capacities. His management and consulting experience included a senior level appointment as Director of Asian Programmes and Partner of a global psychological firm in Canada, Director of Student Affairs of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Director of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
Dr. Leung was the founding member of the Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors of Asia where he was elected Chairman of the Hong Kong branch for three years. He also served in voluntary agencies such as: Consultant to the Disaster Response Committee for the City of Vancouver and Oral Examiner of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.
Dr. Leung works as Consultant to the public, educational and commercial sectors. His commercial clients range from multinational corporations, to various industries including insurance, banking and finance, high technology, service, manufacturing, public utility, etc.
Dr. Leung has a 40-year experience in coaching people to overcome their psychological barriers to success. He has been involved in implementing leadership training programs as well as change management programs in corporations in Asia and North America.
Dr. Leung has worked in a wide range of countries in Asia, Canada, and The United States. He has conducted over a thousand seminars and workshops in these countries.
While living in Canada, Dr. Leung co-hosted a live phone-in radio programmed on psychological issues. Dr. Leung has an in-depth appreciation of cross-cultural concerns, particularly the differences between the oriental and the western cultures. He co-hosted a 9-year live radio programme named "Baba Mama Sitting Down" at Metro Broadcast Hong Kong, answering phone calls on parenting issues.
Ms. Biying Li, BSc, MPH, MSc
Ms Li is a Registered Play Therapist recognised by APPTA (Australia) and a counselling psychologist. She possess a Master’s of Science degree in Psychology from Sheffield Hallam University of United Kingdom (in collaboration of City University SCOPE in Hong Kong) and a Master’s of Social Sciences degree in Counselling Psychology from Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Besides, she has finished the training for play therapy from Hong Kong Professional Counseling and Consulting Association Ltd. (APT approved provider) and received the Professional Diploma in Play Therapy from this organization. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society. She has been practicing child-centered play therapy to children with different needs, such as ADHD, ASD, anxiety and emotional instability. In addition, she has been offering counselling services to adults who needed help dealing with various needs including emotional issues, relationship difficulties and career exploration.
As a previous teacher in a local secondary school and a current counselling psychologist who had been practicing in a local NGO, Ms. Li is experienced in working with students, parents, teachers, social workers, and other stakeholders in these settings. Besides, she is passionate about offering services to the population in need. She has joined different community service projects, which involved delivering lectures to the adults with learning disability in a local NGO of Hong Kong to enhance their abilities in personal life and working places, as well as offering medical services to the underprivileged community in Costa Rica.
Ms. Li has gained experiences in conducting academic research in the areas of public health and psychology. She is a recipient of the Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the Hong Kong Shue Yan University for the academic year of 2020-2021. She is enthusiastic in promoting child-centered play therapy to the local public via psychological research.
Ms. Li is currently working as the business director of PCCA to promote professional counselling services to clients in the local market.