MY PROFILE

More than 24 years of experiences in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Psychological Society, Registration number: 2014-583)

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist in New Zealand (New Zealand Psychologists Board, Registration number: 90-05827)

  • Honorary Supervisor, Doctor of Clinical Psychology Programme, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (1 February 2019 - Now)

  • Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Neurology, Clinical Measurement Unit, Wellington Regional Hospital, New Zealand (January 2017 - January 2020)

  • Named provider of neuropsychological assessment services contract of Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) of New Zealand (Provider ID number: 22BHCF)

  • Clinical Psychologist-in-Charge, Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong (December 1997 - January 2017)

  • Team Head (Rehab Team), Hong Kong West Cluster (Clinical Psychology Services), Hospital Authority (2002-2012)

  • Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (2003-2009)

  • Honorary Clinical Supervisor, Department of Psychology, the University of Hong Kong (1998-2017)

  • Honorary Clinical Supervisor, Department of Psychology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1999-2017)

  • Clinical Psychologist, Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong Government (1996-1997)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neuropsychology, the University of Hong Kong (2008)

  • Master of Social Sciences in Clinical Psychology, the University of Hong Kong (1996)

  • Neurorehabilitation for acquired brain diseases and neurological diseases, such as stroke.

    • Neuropsychological assessment and testing of cognitive strengths and weaknesses​

    • Planning for cognitive rehabilitation

    • Restorative and compensatory cognitive rehabilitation, eg. cognitive retraining; application of transcranial magnetic stimulation and direct current stimulation to improve cognitive functioning

  • Cardiac rehabilitation, such as 

    • Life-style modification, e.g. diet control; weight management​

    • Anger management

    • Treatment of cardiac-related anxiety

  • Neuropsychological assessment for patients with Parkinson's disease before and after deep brain stimulation

  • Neuropsychological assessment for patients with epilepsy​ before and after surgical operation

  • WADA assessment to identify language dominance of patients with epilepsy

  • Neuropsychological assessment for geriatric population to identify Mild Cognitive Impairments and/or dementia; staging of dementia; differentiation of different types of dementias

  • Psychological intervention to facilitate adjustment to chronic diseases, e.g. end-stage renal failure

  • Palliative care for people with terminal illnesses

  • Psychotherapy for common mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety, etc.

My work experiences in Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong (1997-2017)

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My Work Experiences in Wellington Hospital, New Zealand (2017-2020)

  • Neuropsychological assessment on cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning to assist Neurologists to make diagnoses

  • Capacity evaluation, for example, fitness to work, study and/or drive

  • Patient groups I served include people with stroke, head injury or concussion, brain tumour, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, frontoemporal dementia, Lewy Body disease, Primary Progressive Aphasia, chronic use of substances, lupus, Turner's Syndrome, functional disorder or poly-symptomatic complaints, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic disorders, bipolar disorder, etc.

  • Consultations to other clinical psychologists on neuropsychological assessment

  • Supervision of clinical psychology trainees from Massey University

  • Pre-surgery neuropsychological assessment for people with brain tumour for awake craniotomy. Planning and delivery of intra-operative tasks during surgery, and post-surgery neuropsychological assessment