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Our Team

Multilingual Professional Practitioners

We are pleased to have been able to bring together an exceptional team of international professionals. Educated in Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, we are multilingual (English, Cantonese and Mandarin) practitioners who can provide comprehensive assessments, evidence-based interventions and support.

Hennis Tse, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Founder and Clinical Director of ChildPsy

Registered Psychologist (Hong Kong and Canada)

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered School Psychologist (Ontario, Cananda)
  • Registered Psychologist & Associate Fellow(HKPS)
  • Member of American Psychological Association


  • Ph.D.,Psychology,
    Western University, Canada
  • M.A.,Psychology,
    University of Southern California,US
  • B.S.Sc.(Hons), Psychology,
    Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr.Hennis Tse is a Registered Psychologist in Hong Kong and Canada (Ontario). He specializes in children’s learning and development. Hennis is the founder and clinical director of ChildPsy.

Dr. Tse is well-versed in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of academic, social, emotional and behavioral challenges. He is highly skilled in conducting intellectual and gifted assessments and providing consultation in assistive technology to support the learning needs of students. His expertise and professionalism has resulted in frequent invitations to provide school-based consultation in both international and local schools in Hong Kong.

Educated in Hong Kong, United States and Canada, Dr. Tse integrates his cross-cultural perspective into his clinical practice. In the past decade, Dr. Tse worked as a psychologist for two of the largest school boards in Canada (York Region and Toronto Catholic Board). He provided services and support to students with special educational needs, including giftedness, autism and Asperger syndrome, learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), selective mutism, oppositional defiant disorders, anxiety, depression and developmental delay.

His extensive experience and professional knowledge are solidly rooted in scientific research. Notably, his research on subjects related to cross-cultural differences in children’s learning and socio-emotional development has been published in academic articles and top-tier professional journals. In addition to his research endeavors, he has enjoyed teaching university/college level psychology and education courses for over 10 years. He was a part-time lecturer at Western University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tung Wah College, Seneca College, and Yew Chung College. He is currently serving as a mentor at the Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Selected Academic Publications

Chen, X and Tse, H. C.-H. (2011). Social functioning and peer experiences in immigrant Chinese, Canadian-born Chinese, and European Chinese Children. In S. S. Chuang & R. P. Moreno (Ed.),  Immigrant Children: Change, Adaptation, and Cultural Transformation. Rowan & Littlefield, United Kingdom.

Chen, X. and Tse, H. C.-H. (2010). Social and psychological adjustment of Chinese Canadian children.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 34 (4), 330-338.

Lu, Z.-L., Tse, H.C., Dosher, B.A., Lesmes, L.A., Posner, C. & Chu, W. (2009). Intra- and cross-modal cuing of visual spatial attention: Time courses and mechanisms. Vision Research, 49 (10), 1081-1096

Chen, X. and Tse, H. C.-H. (2008). Social functioning and adjustment in Canadian-born children with Chinese and European backgrounds.  Development Psychology, 44, 1184-1189.

Maureen Kong,  Psy.D.

Registered Clinical Psychologist (Hong Kong and Australia)

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist: (HK-HKPS, Australia-AHPRA)
  • College of Clinical Psychologist (APS)
  • Associate Fellow(HKPS)


  • PsyD. (Clinical),
    University of Hong Kong
  • M. Psych (Clinical),
    University of New South Wales, Australia
  • B. Psych, (Hons),
    University of New South Wales, Australia

Dr. Kong is a Clinical Psychologist who is dedicated to enhancing the emotional, social, behavioural and educational well-being of children and their families. Dr. Kong is experienced in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a range of emotional, behavioural and developmental difficulties in clinical and research settings both in Hong Kong and in Australia.

Dr. Kong’s qualifications include Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) at the University of Hong Kong, Master of Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at University of NSW, Australia.  Dr. Kong values and maintains the importance of continuous professional development in order to enhance her skills and to receive information on the most updated and effective evidence-based interventions.  She collaborates with the University of Hong Kong and the University of Shenzhen, Department of Psychology to develop and evaluate coaching programs for young children with special needs and their parents living in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Preliminary results show that the program can effectively reduce parental stress, improve children’s social and behavioural development and allow parents to enjoy a more harmonious parent-child relationship (Kong and Au, 2018).

Dr. Kong is involved in raising public awareness on how to support children with special needs in their development in HK. She has provided lectures, interactive workshops and participates in panel discussions to give advice and empower SEN teachers with research-based strategies, such as at the Montessori Asia Conference, Yew Chung College of Childhood Education and at the HK ASD Conference.  She is also a long term partner with the Hope of the City foundation to provide ongoing parent coaching workshops to economically-challenged families at Shamshuipo on a pro-bono basis.

Dr. Kong is fully registered with the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the NSW Psychologists’ Registration Board. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Clinical Psychologist. She is the only certified Incredible Years Basic Parent Group leader in Hong Kong. The Incredible Years program is a model program in the USA to promote children’s academic, social, emotional regulation and reduce inappropriate behaviours in typically-developing children.


Kong, M.Y.M. & Au, T.K.F. (2018). The Incredible Years Parent Program for Chinese Preschoolers with Developmental Disabilities. Early Education and Development, 29,494-514 .

Kong, M.Y.M. & Au, T.K.F. (January 2017). Poster titled “The Incredible Years Parent Program for Chinese Preschoolers with Developmental Disabilities” presented at the HK ASD Conference


Incredible Years Implementation in Hong Kong – The Incredible Years® Blog (November 2015)


Parenting Across Culture, Playtimes Magazine (8 September 2015)

雙老樂頤年: 關注智障人士及照顧者老化研討會, 東華三院社會服務科 (2010年編製)

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人身安全社區生活錦囊(二), 東華三院社會服務科 (2009年編製)

Melody Wong, M.S.Sc.

Registered Clinical Psychologist (Hong Kong)

Professional Qualifications

  • Full Member of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • UCLA PEERS for Adolescents Certified Provider
  • UCLA PEERS for Young Adult Certified Provider
  • Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) Certified Facilitator
  • Qualified User of the Hong Kong Comprehensive Assessment Scale for Pre-school Children (HKCAS-P)
  • Qualified User of the Hong Kong Dyslexia Early Screening Scale (HKDESS)


  • M.S.Sc., Clinical Psychology,
    University of Hong Kong
  • B.S.Sc. (Hons), Psychology,
    City University of Hong Kong

Melody is a Clinical Psychologist and is an Associate Fellow of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society. She has over 10 years of clinical experience conducting assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and emotional problems, including autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disabilities, developmental delay, anxiety, depression, oppositional defiant disorder, and developmental trauma. She has experience serving in a local non-governmental organization (NGO). Her time in NGO has allowed her to work closely with local preschools, primary schools, and secondary schools in providing both individual and group interventions for students, as well as training and consultations for teachers, school staff, and parents. She is a certified provider of the PEERS social skills intervention for adolescents as well as a certified facilitator of the Circle of Security Parenting program.

Growing up in Toronto, Canada, as well as Hong Kong, Melody is fluent in both English and Cantonese. She utilizes client-centered and play-based approaches in developing an accepting, empathetic, and genuine relationship with clients in therapy sessions. She employs evidence-based interventions, and is particularly experienced in providing cognitive-behavioral therapy to help children and adolescents cope with a range of emotional disorders, as well as behavioral interventions and parent training for children with developmental disabilities. By including family members in therapy, she hopes that parents can gain an understanding of the psychological needs of their child and feel empowered to take an active role in supporting their child’s development.

Sessions are conducted in English or Cantonese.

Helen Ko, Dpsyc

Registered Clinical Psychologist (Hong Kong)

Professional Qualifications

  • Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP 568)

  • Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Clinical Psychologists (CP00392)

  • Member of Register of Clinical Psychologists accredited by Department of Health

  • Certified mindfulness instructor for children (Academy for Mindful Teaching – Method Eline Snel: Mindfulness Matters)

  • Certified facilitator for Tuning in to Kids parenting program


  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology

    Murdoch University, Western Australia

  • Bachelor of Arts (Major Psychology)

    University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr Ko is a clinical psychologist with a doctoral degree from Australia. Her work focuses on helping children, adolescents, young adults and their families with their struggles in mental health.

Dr Ko has worked extensively with special needs children and their families since 2005. After completing her clinical training in 2016, she began she career as a clinical psychologist. She has then extended her clientele population to providing psychotherapy for students and young adults with mental health challenges as well as providing training to teaching professionals and parents. Her psychotherapy work focuses on the use of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy. Her clients include, and not limited to, those having challenges with depression, anxiety, OCD, adjustment disorder, school refusal, ODD, PTSD, grief and loss, self-harm behaviours and suicidal ideation.

She is passionate in spreading mindfulness to the community around her. She especially enjoys introducing mindfulness to children and adolescents as a way to pave a path for better attention, emotional regulation, and stress reduction.

Having spent the majority of her time overseas, as well as studied and worked in both private and public schools across Canada, Australia and Hong Kong, not only has she focused on attending to her clients’ developmental and mental health needs, but she has also developed a good degree of sensitivity toward various cultural needs.

Her services can be offered in English and Cantonese.

Matthew Lee, B.AppSc.(SpPath), CPSP (Australia)

Senior Speech and Language Therapist (English and Cantonese)

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Speech Pathology Australia
  • Member of The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists
  • PROMPT – Bridging
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
  • Talktools Level 1 & 2
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) – Level 1
  • Certified provider of Hanen More Than Words
  • Certified provider of Heep Hong Society’s Happy Parenting Program
  • Qualified examiner of the Hong Kong Cantonese Articulation Test (HKCAT)
  • Qualified examiner of The Hong Kong Cantonese Oral Language Assessment Scale (HKCOLAS)
  • Voicecraft
  • SCERTS Model


  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology), University of Sydney, Australia

Matt received his Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2015, Matt worked private practice serving mainstream local schools; running individual, small group and whole class sessions. Before joining ChildPsy, he worked at a known early education training centre (EETC) where he provided assessment and treatment in both English and Cantonese.

Moving in to his tenth year as a practicing clinician, Matt has had a breadth of experience working with children with different diagnoses including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, speech and language disorders and motor speech disorders. He has also worked in supportive classroom environments (four-day-a-week preschool programmes).

Matt has continued with his professional development, undertaking further training in areas such as PROMPT Bridging, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding and Hanen – More Than Words, to ensure that he is able to reach out to as many families as possible.

June Ji, M.S., M.Phil, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist (Cantonese, English, Mandarin)

Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing


  • M.S. in Speech, Language & Learning, Northwestern University, USA
  • B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, USA
  • M.Phil., Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

June is an American-licensed Speech and Language Therapist. Being fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, she is skilled in conducting bilingual/trilingual assessment and treatment of speech, language and communication difficulties.

June has clinical experience of supporting children of different ages and various special needs in multiple settings including public schools and private centers. She provided speech language therapy services for children with diagnoses of language disorder, speech sound disorder, voice disorder, fluency disorder and/or communication difficulties related to developmental delay, ADHD and ASD.  

June is a passionate therapist and she believes in the importance of unlocking the full potential of each child by using their unique talents and interests. She is dedicated to assisting children in reaching their best potential in a safe and enjoyable environment.

June is committed to continued professional development to ensure that her practice remains current and evidence based and she can provide family centered and individualized therapy services.

Grace Tse, M.S., CCC-SLP (United States of America)

Senior Speech Therapist

Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)


  • M.S., Speech Language Pathology,
    University of Washington, U.S.A.
  • B.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences,
    University of Washington, U.S.A.
  • B.S.Sc. (Hons), Communication, Public Relations and Advertising,
    Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Grace is one of the few American-licensed, bilingual (English and Cantonese) Speech and Language Therapists in Hong Kong.  She earned her Masters degree at the University of Washington, a consistently top-ranked Speech-Language Pathology graduate program in the United States.

Grace has particular interests in early developmental assessment and intervention.  As a member of ChildPsy’s multi-disciplinary team, her mission is to uncover a child’s potential and challenges in various early stages of development and communication.  By sharing this analysis with parents and teachers, she believes they can more effectively support the child’s learning and development at home and at school.

Grace is experienced in working with children with social anxieties and features of selective mutism. She systematically adjusts the therapy environment so that they can find and practice their brave voices and eventually use those voices confidently in social settings.  Her portfolio also addresses “late talkers” who need support building their verbal language.

In therapy, she meets children at their level and strives to be flexible—in mind and in limbs!—so children are engaged and motivated to listen and express themselves, while having fun in the process.

Grace has served in preschools, kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, children’s hospital, private clinics and birth-to-three centers in the United States and Hong Kong.  She is committed to staying up-to-date with learning and providing best evidence-based services.  She regularly attends professional workshops and enjoys working as a team with parents and her colleagues at ChildPsy.

Clara Cheng, MScESLPLD

Speech and Language Therapist (Cantonese, English, Mandarin)

Professional Qualifications

  • Member of The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists(HKAST)
  • Certified trainer of Natural Language Acquisition
  • Certified provider of Floortime Approach – Basic
  • Certified provider of Lego Therapy
  • Certified provider of Attention Autism
  • Certified provider of Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering
  • Certified practitioner of The Biber Protocol for dysphagia
  • Certified practitioner of VitalStim Therapy for dysphagia
  • Certified provider of McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program
  • Certified provider of Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach
  • Certified provider Social Emotional Engagement: Knowledge and Skills (SEE-KS)
  • Certified provider of 3-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) – Level 1
  • Certified examiner of Social Thinking Informal Dynamic Assessment (ST-IDA)
  • Qualified examiner of the Hong Kong Cantonese Articulation Test (HKCAT), The Hong Kong Cantonese Oral language Assessment Scale (HKCOLAS) and The Hong Kong Cantonese Language Assessment Sale for Preschool Children (HKCLASS-P)
  • Qualified in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Distinction


  • Bachelor of Economics (Major in Global Studies), The University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Science in Educational Speech-Language Pathology and Learning Disabilities, The Education University of Hong Kong

Clara is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  She received her master’s degree from Education University of Hong Kong. Before returning Hong Kong via the high achievers scheme to The University of Hong Kong, Clara received education from U.K.  

Clara has extensive experiences working with families with multilingual background and diverse cultural background.   She is committed to stay up-to-date with her professional development, and continues to attend various professional training. Clinically, Clara believes in the importance of multidisciplinary approach and intrinsic motivation. By sharing her clinical observations with caregivers and making the session fun, we can optimise the child’s learning opportunities.  

Beyond clinical work, Clara is also currently involved with different research projects as well as lecturing at tertiary level. She works in collaboration with tertiary teams in U.S, Taiwan and mainland China to develop treatment and assessment protocols for children and adults with communication needs. Through tertiary teaching, she also shares her knowledge and experiences.  Clara is devoted to support individuals with neurodiversity and other neurological diseases in the community.

Kristan Leung, BSc(Hon), HKROT

Senior Occupational Therapist (Hong Kong)

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered Occupational Therapist I (HK)
  • USC Sensory Integration Certificate Program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association Membership
  • Irlen Certified Screener
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Listening
  • Certificate in Writing without Tears: PreK, Learning Without Tears
  • Certificate in Sensory Defensiveness
  • Certificate in Practical and Effective Strategies for Integrating Sensory and Motor Learning
  • Certificate in Improving Visual and Fine Motor Skills Using Neuroplasticity
  • Certificate in Assessment and Intervention Strategies Using the DIR/ Floortime Approach
  • Certificate in Pediatric Yoga
  • Certificate in Evidence-Based Strategies for Infant Positioning and Handling


  • BSc (Hon) in Occupational Therapy, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Introducing Kristan, an occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience in rehabilitation. Kristan graduated from high school in Canada. After that, she graduated from the esteemed Hong Kong Polytechnic University and has since honed her skills to perfection, specializing in working with children with a range of diagnoses including sensory processing disorder, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, developmental delay.  Kristan has worked with NGOs, special schools, and rehabilitation centers, bringing her wealth of experience and expertise to the team at ChildPsy.

In addition to her work as a therapist, Kristan has also been teaching at the Erb institution, which is under the governance of the Hong Kong government. She has been teaching the Occupational Therapy Assistant course for over 7 years.  In 2019, she was granted the Teaching Award by ERB in recognition of her outstanding performance.  Kristan’s teaching style is highly interactive and engaging. She incorporates a lot of group activities into her training classes, which allows her students to learn and practice their skills in a supportive environment. With her experience in group training, Kristan is able to create fun and interactive therapy sessions that keep her clients engaged and motivated to learn.

Kristan is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest developments and techniques in occupational therapy. She is committed to providing the highest standard of care and believes in an evidence-based approach to treatment, tailoring her methods to suit the unique needs of each child.

Kristan’s approachable and friendly demeanor makes her a joy to work with. She is dedicated to building strong relationships with her clients and their families.  Her services are highly individualized, and she works closely with each child and their family to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that meets their unique needs. She believes in a holistic approach to care, taking into consideration not only a child’s physical needs but also their emotional, social, and psychological well-being.

Kristan offers individual and group training to children ranging from toddlers to pre-teens, focusing on enhancing motor functions, attention, behavior, and emotional regulation. She believes that the natural and supportive play environment is the best way for children to learn and regulate themselves from their intrinsic motivation, encouraging them to become more independent, develop problem-solving skills, and adapt to their environment.

With wealth of experience, expertise, and passion for helping children, Kristan is dedicated to helping your child thrive and reach their full potential.

Yat Nam Au, MSW, RSW, RPT, Certified I-CCPT

Registered Play Therapist (US)

Registered Social Worker (HK)

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered Social Worker
  • Registered Play Therapist™ (APT, US)
  • Certified International Child-Centered Play Therapist (CPT, UNT, US)
  • Certified FirstPlay® Infant Practitioner
  • Trained Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) Dots (3-6yos) Teacher
  • Certified Massage In Schools Programme (MISP) Trainer (MISA)
  • Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educator (PDA)
  • Certified Positive Discipline Keeping the Joy in Relationships Facilitator (PDA)
  • Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator
  • Certified Tuning in to Kids™ & Certified Dads Tuning in to Kids™ Facilitator
  • 6As Character Education and Josh McDowell Ministry 6A Parenting Facilitator
  • Kimochis® Certified Practitioner, Kimochis® HK
  • Certificate of Completion, RIE® Foundation Course
  • DIRFloortime® Certificate of Proficiency, ICDL


  • Master of Social Work (HKU, Distinction)
  • Bachelor of Arts (HKU)
  • Parent Education Professional Certificate (CUHK)

Yat Nam is a mother of two sons who graduated from the University of Hong Kong with distinction in the Master Degree of Social Work. She is now a Registered Social Worker, a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) of The Association of Play Therapy (APT) as well as a Certified Child-Centered Play Therapist of Centre for Play Therapy (CPT, UNT). As an enthusiast of humanistic psychology, she went overseas for further study in different psychotherapy approaches with many renowned teachers. She received Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) training from Professor Leslie Greenberg at York University in Toronto; Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) trainings from Dr. Dee Ray and Dr. Sue Bratton at the University of North Texasrespectively. She was also a fellow student of Dr. Janet Courtney learning FirstPlay® Therapy. In addition, she learnt OH Cards directly from the founder, Mr. Moritz Egetmeyer, who is a reputable psychotherapist. She has completed more than 120 hours of accredited courses at the OH-Cards Institute.

As a mother, social worker and play therapist, Yat Nam strives to promote unconditional love and acceptance. Over the years, she has served in different educational institutions ranging from preschools to universities, public as well as private organizations in various roles such as counselling, teaching, conducting trainings for parent empowerment, teachers and mental health professionals.

Lorraine Fung, B.A.

SEN & Dyslexia Specialist / Mindfulness Teacher

Professional Qualifications

  • Accredited Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention (ongoing)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Principles of Assessment for Dyslexia and Literacy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Perspectives of Dyslexia and Literacy
  • Certified paws b Mindfulness Teacher (for 7-11 years old)
  • Certified .b Mindfulness Teacher (for 11-18 years old)
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR)


  • B.A. Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley

Lorraine has over 15 years of experience working with children from early years to 15 years old with a wide range of developmental and learning needs. She has worked in multiple settings in Hong Kong including private centres, NGO and international schools. She has extensive experience in working closely with a team of professionals including occupational therapists, speech therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers and teachers. Lorraine is passionate and dedicated to guiding her students with special educational needs in reaching their full potential. She is now holding different dyslexia, mindfulness and social skills training courses for children from 3 to 15 in different organisations.

Kerstin Wong

Clinical Administrator

Kerstin is a dedicated administrator with a solid background in secretarial and administrative roles. She brings a wealth of knowledge in office management and organizational skills, supported by professional certifications in secretarial and management training. With her fluency in both written and spoken English, as well as Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Kerstin is adept at effectively supporting our multicultural team of therapists, parents, and students.

In addition to her professional pursuits, Kerstin is also a devoted mother to a preteen daughter. During her free time, she enjoys indulging in her creative side through baking and drawing. She also finds solace in nature and often goes hiking to recharge and rejuvenate.

With her dedication, expertise, and passion for supporting others, Kerstin is a valuable asset to Childpsy, ensuring efficient operations and fostering a positive and inclusive environment for all.