Lecturer ofcourses related to Psychology/Counselling disciplines. Research experience with diverse interest in wellbeing of children with special educational needs or socio-emotional difficulties, neurological mechanism of body-mind wellbeing, stress profiles of adults, young athletes and mental health workers. Counselling Specialist with substantial experience in working with children, couples and families.
Chow, Y. W. Y., & Tsang, H. W. H. (2007).Biopsychosocial effects of qigong as a mindful exercise for people with anxiety disorders: A speculative review. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 13(8): 831-840.
Chow, Y. W. Y., Dorcas, A. & Siu, A.M.H. (2012).The effects of qigong on reducing stress, anxiety and enhancing body-mind well-being. Mindfulness, 3:51-59.
Chow Y.W.Y. (2012). An analysis of the neurophysiological effects of qigong on the mind. In R.J. Jenkins & W.W. Sullivan (Ed.).Philosophy of Mind (pp.71-104),New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Position:Counselling Specialist (Dec 2000 – May 2016)
Employer:The Wisdom Coaching, Hong Kong
The Wisdom Coaching, established in 1999, provides counselling consultation and professional seminars/workshops to the public. It has served over several thousand children and adults in HK.
Key Contributions/ Achievements
- Being the first psychologist who started providing home-based counselling therapy for children, families, couples and individuals.
- Enablingthe clients to enjoy the entire privacy, comfortableness and relaxation in their home setting, particularly for marital counselling and individual emotional coaching.
- Providing training & counselling services for children with emotional/behavioural problems and/or special educational needs (e.g. ASD & ADHD)
- Enhancing the treatment appropriateness when handling the challenges of children in their usual living environment.
- Conducting workshops, seminars & training to schools, community centers & a variety of business
Position: University Lecturer & Instructor
Lectured part-time at various Universities including:
University of Salford (UK) (Dec 2014 – May 2016)
The University of Salford arose out of the Industrial Revolution in 1896 and is currently ranked among the top 100 universities in UK. Its multi-disciplinary specialist research centres come across the fields of arts, health, science, engineering and management.
Open University of Hong Kong (Dec 2000 – May 2016)
The Open University of Hong Kong is a non-profit public higher education institution founded in 1989. It has a large student enrolment of more than 15,000 students, and, over 1,500 academic staff.
Key Contributions/ Achievements
- Teaching Psychology, Counselling and Early Childhood Education courses to undergraduate students, in-serve health care workers, pre-service and in-service teachers (primary school and preschool)
- Designing programmes and teaching materials
- Conducting quiz and exams, setting midterm assessment and question papers for final exams
- Supervising quantitative and qualitative research projects of the students
- Marking student assignments and exam papers
- Supervising tutors to conduct tutorials
- Conducting field supervision for final year students
- Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology, Research Methods, Observation and Assessment, Quantitative Analysis, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Health Psychology, Health Problems in Children, Communication & Counselling and Practicum for Counselling Skills.