Director, Child Therapist & Parent Support
M. Couns. & P.G.D (Practice Based Play Therapy)
B.L.S English (with Scholarship)
Accredited Play Therapist (reg. 201011432)
Nikki has a Masters in Counselling and has graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, with PGD in Practice Based Play Therapy. Nikki offers Counselling, individual Play Therapy and parent guidance and support. Play therapy sessions is attachment based and uses a psychotherapeutic approach primarily used to help children and adolescence between 3 to 16 years to resolve any emotional and behavioural issues. Nikki understands parenting challenges, so she works closely with families giving them coping strategies and tangible tools to manage behaviour at home. Nikki has a special interest in supporting children who are experiencing a change in family dynamics (e.g. divorce or separation) and working closely with parents.
Speech and Language Pathologist
Registered Speech Therapist
June graduated from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland in the UK. She holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Speech and Language Pathology. She has a broad range of skills, and offers her expertise both in group and individual settings. June is available for sessions with both children and adults. June’s experience with children and families and been in clinic, school and domiciliary settings with children who have receptive and expressive language delay, speech sound disorder, social skill difficulties and fluency and voice disorders.
Speech and Language Pathologist
Registered Speech Therapist
Imogen graduated from the University of Newcastle, Australia, with first class honours. Imogen has experience working with both adults and children in the areas of speech, language, fluency, feeding / swallowing, and voice. She works closely with parents and families to support her clients goals. Imogen strongly believes that every person deserves individualised support to best achieve their communication, social, and academic goals.
Vivian WSW Barrett
BSc. (HONS) Occupational Therapy, UK MA Health & Social Care Policy & Management EASI & SI, TL Cert and Bobath NDT Cert
Vivian is an experienced and registered occupational therapist (MA, BSc Hons) with over 20 years’ experience. Vivian is fluent in both spoken and written English and Cantonese. Since returning to Hong Kong from the UK 10 years ago, she has worked for both NGOs and private clinics. While in the UK, Vivian worked in London’s National Health Service and Social Services – and in various clinical settings, psychiatry, paediatrics and neurology, in-hospital (ICU) and outpatients (schools and homes). She was involved in developing many of the now popular services in the UK such as early years support (from hospital discharge to home and to school); risk-management for high risk pregnancy by joining force with the midwifery, and child development team which use a team approach in supporting special needs children and their families.
Throughout her career, Vivian has combined being a clinician with managing and supervising different teams, comprising speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and medical registrars; as a manager she planned departmental annual strategies and monitored staff development.
Doctorate (PHD) & M.Phil., M.S.
Clinical Psychology, (Yale, First Class Honours)
Licensed Psychologist (license: 014088)
Andrew Adler, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in New York State (US) and has specialised in conducting psychoeducational assessments and treating a wide range of psychological difficulties for the past 20 years. He earned doctoral and masters’ degrees in clinical psychology from Yale University after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University. He taught at Yale University and supervised medical students as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College. In his work in hospitals, clinics and private practise, Dr. Adler has assessed and treated the full range of psychological difficulties experienced by children, adolescents, adults and their families. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, he was a psychologist in Shanghai for three years, treating and assessing children and adolescents, both expats and local residents.
Child & Family Therapist
B.S.W, M.S.W, Registered Social Worker (reg. 819995, Canada)
Family Support / Counsellor
Katie has a Bachelors and a Masters in Social Work obtained at York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Katie has 9 years of experience working as a Child and Family Therapist at a Canadian accredited children’s mental health agency, providing clinical support to children and families who have social, emotional and/or behavioural needs. Katie works with all ages, with parents and toddlers, school aged children, adolescents and young adults.
In Canada, Katie was part of a mental health walk-in clinic team where children and adolescents drop in for therapy sessions. Children walk-in with a wide range of needs, such as, fear, depression, loneliness, anxiety, worries, school issues, bullying, peer conflicts, low self-esteem, self harm and thoughts of suicide. Katie has supported many children and youth who have experience trauma, such as a death of a family member, car accidents, physical or/and sexual abuse.
Cert. IV NEK (Kinesiology)
Kinesiology Practitioner reg. #11842, U.K. K.F.
B.A (Hons) & ITEC Dip. Anatomy & Physiology
Mindfulness Coach, .b & paws b Teacher
Kate is passionate about helping adults and children live better, happier and more balanced lives. She has a keen interest in supporting families with individual treatment plans to match their unique needs. As a Kinesiologist she helps people find and address root causes of health, emotional and developmental problems, looking behind the symptoms and helping them remove blocks that may be preventing healing. She trained with the N.K Institute and Melbourne College of Applied Physiology, Australia having previously studied Anatomy & Physiology and holistic massage. Her various tools include Bach Flower Remedies, acupressure, talk-therapy, needle-less acupuncture, Reiki, meditation and dietary advice. Kate teaches group and private meditation courses and co-wrote Inner Rainbow Mindfulness for All Ages Courses held around Hong Kong and online. Kate is trained to teach both “paws b” and “b” the Mindfulness In Schools Project’s primary and secondary curriculums and regularly works with Hong Kong schools to deliver mindfulness, stress management, resilience and wellbeing programmes.
Registered Business Coach (WABC)
Certified Corporate Coach (AICI)
English, French, Spanish, German
Yolanda provides tailor made coaching services to professionals at all experience levels across all industries with specific specialisms in Parenting and Young Adults. Within Parenting, Yolanda empowers clients on topics such as ‘Harmony at Home’, ‘Become a More Confident Parent, ‘Communication with your Child’ and ‘Having a Child with Learning Difficulties’ including many more. Within Young Adults, Yolanda tackles contemporary 21st century issues or concerns including ‘Insecurities about the Future’, ‘Gap Year or Not to Gap Year’ and ‘Sexuality’ as examples. Yolanda draws on her own strong family unit to provide academic but also real life guidance and experience for all her clients.