Dr. Tom Yuen, Ph.D., R.Psych
Dr. Yuen obtained his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from North Texas State University, where he studied under Dr. Garry Landreth, winner of International Society of play therapy Lifetime Achievement Award and founder of Children's Play Therapy Center in University of North Texas. He is a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia, Canada, the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the School of Psychology in Gratia Christian College, the Vice-chairman of Excel Life and Development Services, and Assistant Professor of Department of Applied Social Studies in City University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Yuan has practiced psychological counseling in the United States, Canada and Hong Kong over 30 years. He conducted a large number of researches and has insightful opinions about positive psychology, depression, personality disorder, play therapy for children, and youth issues. He has published numerous journals, chapters, and books about psychology and counseling.
He was invited to deliver talks and workshops in Hong Kong, China, Japan, United States, Canada and Europe on parenting skills, positive psychology, emotional management, leadership training and etc. He is apt at applying his knowledge of psychology to practice. His style in conducting talks and workshops is full of humor, which is highly appreciated by his audience.
Dr. Yuen puts a great effort in promoting charities and welfares. In 2008, he participated in the Sichuan earthquake reconstruction project, leading a team to provide counseling services to victims and soldiers in Chongqing hospital. He was also the former Vice-chairman of SUCCESS Board of Directors in Canada, who actively participated in the development of Canada's immigration policies and services.
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 counselling psychologist and play therapist. 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.