SERVICES

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  • Neuropsychological assessment

  • Forensic assessment

  • Mental state assessment

  • Intelligence assessment

  • Personality assessment 

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Based on your mental and cognitive status, empirically validated psychological approach is used to meet your needs and achieve your goals

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Workshops and talks for the public, corporates, professional associations and patient organizations

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  • Clinical supervision for psychologists, social workers and counsellors

  • Tests loan to qualified clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists

 

CLINICAL AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

To find out ....

 

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

To discover ...

  • how your cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning is related to your brain functions

  • your cognitive profile, strengths and weaknesses, including attention, memory, language, executive functions, etc.

  • information assisting medical diagnosis for the following conditions 

    • mild cognitive impairments

    • different types of dementias 

      • Alzheimer's disease

      • Frontotemporal dementia

      • Lewy Body's disease

      • Primary Progressive Aphasia

    • mild head injury or concussion​

    • Parkinson's disease

    • Huntington's disease

    • brain tumour 

    • epilepsy

    • substance use or addiction

    • chronic alcoholism

    • depressive disorders

    • anxiety disorders

    • "functional" disorders

  • cognitive changes in progressive or degenerative diseases

  • cognitive profile before and after brain procedures, including surgery, deep brain stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation, direct current stimulation, etc. 

  • cognitive fitness to work, study or drive​

  • the degree of cognitive impairments after brain injury or accident​​

MENTAL STATE ASSESSMENT

Get the Most out of Your Life

  • Psychological and mental state

  • Features of psychopathology

  • Conditions such as

    • depressive disorder​

    • anxiety disorders

    • trauma and stress-related disorders

    • gender dysphoria

    • disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders

    • paraphilic disorders

    • substance-related and addictive disorders

FORENSIC ASSESSMENT

A combination of neuropsychological assessment and mental state assessment for people who are involved in litigations and legal proceedings/procedures.

  • Usually referred by lawyers or courts for

    • assessing your cognitive impairments after an accident, injury or disease related to the brain​

    • compensation purposes

    • understanding your current cognitive and mental status during the referral time

    • fitness to work, study, etc.

    • planning for rehabilitation of your disabilities, if any

PSYCHOTHERAPY

  • To achieve your goals in a collaborative manner using empirically validated psychological intervention

  • Goal oriented and time limited

  • Each session usually lasts for an hour

  • The first session aims at reaching a consensus between you and the psychologist about your problems, needs and goals, and a plan forward regarding the course of psychotherapy

  • Subsequent sessions will be spent on achieving your therapeutic goals in a step-by-step guided manner

  • LGBTI friendly and affirmative

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Examples of Conditions for Psychotherapy 

1.

Depression

4.

Post-traumatic stress syndrome

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Addictive behaviour, e.g. smoking cessation; substance use

2.

Anxiety

5.

Insomnia 

8.

Weight management

3.

Adjustment problems

6.

Sex issues

9.

Bereavemennt

 
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TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

Previous talks, training or workshops delivered by Dr K K Leung

  • “Psychological Approach in Managing Cardiac Anxiety”, 5th Asian Preventive Cardiology & Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference cum 9th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Hong Kong College of Cardiology, 6-7 Nov 2014.

  • “Strategies to improve exercise adherence: behavioural modification and motivational interviewing”, Advanced Specialty Program in Cardiopulmonary Service for Physiotherapists, Core Module 3 - Exercise is Medicine, Hospital Authority, 4 May 2013.

  • “Psychosocial healthcare for patients with cardiac diseases”, Post-registration Certificate Course in Rehabilitation Nursing, the Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies, 17 Oct 2012.

  • “Psychological intervention in cardiac rehabilitation”, the 3rd Asia-Oceanian Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in conjunction with the XI Annual Scientific Meeting of the Indonesian Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association, 20-23 May 2012.

  • Managing anxiety in patients with heart diseases and implantable cardiac devices, CRM Course, CardioRhythm 2011, organized by Hong Kong College of Cardiology, & Chinese Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, 26 Feb 2011.

  • “Type A Behavioral Pattern”, 3rd Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference cum 8th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, 14 Dec 2010.

  • “Emotional and behavioural complications of stroke”, Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, Hong Kong Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, 22 Oct 2010.

  • 中風及腦部受損患者之復康要訣:用『心』健腦──心理衞生助復康 由 香港理工大學康復治療科學系及腦友心合辦, 4 Sept 2010 

  • 云南省第二人民医院康复医學科与云南省殘疾人联合会、云南省物理医學与康复學分会『腦血管病康复治療規范化學朮會議』 19 – 23 May 2010

  • “ACSM’s Behavior Change Strategies for Optimal Client Outcomes, CEC Course”, organized by the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Limited (Cardiopulmonary Specialty Group) and American College of Sports Medicine, 17 May 2009.

  • “Anger Management for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Rehabilitation”, 1st Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference cum 6th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Hong Kong, 5 Dec 2006.

  • “Cardiac Anxiety”, Care For Your Heart, 3 Nov 2006.

  • “Neuropsychology of Dementia, Memory and Memory Assessment, and Cognitive Rehabilitation” in Central Academic Course(CAC – Term III) Jul – Nov 2006, Psychiatric Tutor’s Committee, Kwai Chung Hospital, 29 Aug 2006.

  • “Role of clinical psychologist in helping patients in dietary and fluid compliance”, The 11th Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, Hong Kong, 26 Aug 2006.

  • “『腎』重的跨越──從心理學角度看腎友家人應如何自處” organized by 東華腎友互助會, 5 Aug 2006.

  • Workshop “Epilepsy Made Easy”, Hong Kong Epilepsy Society, “Epilepsy – psychiatric and emotional sequalae”, 7 Nov 2004.

  • “Neuropsychological Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease”, 9th Hong Kong Medical Forum, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, 17 Jul 2004.

  • “Neuropsychologist’s perspective in treating post-head injury Patients”, Hong Kong Rehab Nursing Society, 30 Jun 2004.

  • “Stress Management”, Lecture Presentation, 8th Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation Cum Hong Kong Preventive Cardiology Conference and 5th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, 15 Dec 2003.

  • “Neuropsychological assessment”, Lecture, M.Soc.Sc. Clinical Psychology Programme, Department of Psychology, the University of Hong Kong, 24 Nov 2003.

  • “Psychological aspects of cardiac care”, Training Module on Advanced Practice Cardiac Nursing, Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies, Hospital Authority, 19 Nov 2003.

  • “Patient and caregivers psychology”, Braincare Training Seminar, Braincare Project,  25 May 2003.

  • “Rehabilitation of Physical Illnesses”, Lecture, M.Soc.Sc. Clinical Psychology Programme, Department of Psychology, the University of Hong Kong,  8 Apr 2002.

  • “Stress management”, Workshop on  Preventive Cardiology Conference and 4th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, 20 Feb 2001.

  • “Psychological aspects of renal patient with regular dialysis and renal transplant” & “Counselling skills of patients with chronic disease & their relatives”, Post-registration Certificate Course in Renal Nursing, Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies, Hospital Authority, 27 Jan 2001.

  • “Stroke & cognitive deficits” & “Stroke & emotions”, Mini-lectures for stroke patients, TWH Stroke Club, Patient Resource Centre, Tung Wah Hospital, 4 & 6 Sept 2000.

  • “Introduction to Clinical Psychology Services”, Physiotherapy Student Observational Attachment Programme, Introduction to Professional Practice Unit & Reinforcement Programme 2001, Tung Wah Hospital, 5 Sept 2000.

  • 『與長期病患者之相處技巧』,『身心健康齊護老』健康講座暨護老者健康檢查, 16 Apr 2000 [translated as: “Interacting skills with people with chronic illness for their relatives”, St. James Settlement, 16 Apr 2000].

  • “Psychological aspects of renal patient with regrular dialysis and renal transplant” & “Counselling skills of patients with chronic disease & their relatives”, Post-registration Certificate Course in Renal Nursing, Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies, Hospital Authority, 26 Oct 1999.

  • “Stress Management”, Workshop, Preventive Cardiology Conference and 3rd Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation, 17 Nov 1998.

  • “Be a happy Renal patient”, Mutual Support Society for Tung Wah Renal Patients, 14 Aug 1998.

  • “Professional Issues”, Special Topics Course, Clinical Psychology Training Programme, Department of Psychology, the University of Hong Kong, 9 Feb 1998.

  • Post-registration Certificate Course in Rehabilitation Nursing organized by Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies, Hospital Authority

 
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SERVICES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

  • Individual or group clinical supervision for psychologists, social workers and counsellors​​

    • Case formulation​

    • Skills coaching

    • Ethical issues

  • Tests for loan to qualified clinical psychologists and educational psychologists​​​