Brief Biographies of the Trainers

Prof. WONG Fu Keung, Daniel
is the Board Chairman of the Institute. He is a certified cognitive therapist and a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapists, a mental health social worker and clinical psychologist. He is a Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong and teaches mental health social work and counseling, including CBT. He has rich clinical experience and is a popular trainer and speaker in CBT and mental health issues.
Dr. Chung Lai Ping, Catherine
Ph.D. MSW, Pg Dip (Social Work), RSW, is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of the University of Hong Kong. Since 2007, Dr. Chung actively involved to conduct CT therapeutic group and clinical training. On the other hand, she also provides individual counseling service for the people in need. She is also a Certified Gambling Counsellor (CGC). She has great interest in using cognitive intervention for handling the parenting stress and addiction issue. She is now pursuing her PhD in the area of problem gambling. She is the Clinical Fellow of the Institute.
Ms. Wan Wai Kuen, Christina
is the Board Honorary Secretary and Clinical Fellow of the Institute. She is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of the University of Hong Kong. Since 2005, Ms. Wan has been involved in conducting CT therapeutic groups and providing individual counseling service for people with depression and anxiety. She also provides training and supervision to trainees of the Institute. She has interest in using cognitive intervention to address the emotional needs of people suffering from various emotional disturbances especially depression.
Ms. HUI Sim Kiu, Heidi
is a Certified Cognitive Therapist of the Academy of Cognitive Therapyis, approved counselling supervisor of the Hong Kong Professional Counseling Association and a Lecturer at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of the University of Hong Kong. She received cognitive therapy training at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has great interest in the fields of rehabilitation, integrated education, mental health and ageing issues of intellectual disability. She has provided individual and group counseling sessions to those with mental health issues as well as organized CT training and supervision to the trainees since 2005.
Ms. Esther Luk
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Ms. CHENG Yin Ping
RSW, is the Institute’s Clinical Supervisor. She is an experienced social worker specializing in pre-school training for children with special needs, and working with parents with children with or without special needs. Ms. Cheng has substantial experience in supervising trainees in using cognitive intervention for handling the emotional needs of parents who have children with special needs.