19 March, 2024
Health & Wellness

Therapists & Psychologists In Hong Kong For Counselling

19 March, 2024

How have you been doing lately? If you’re looking for therapists and counselling services in Hong Kong, we’ve got you covered.

It has been quite a feat but with more conversations on mental health, we’re slowly eradicating the stigma around going to therapy. While retail therapy, travel and hanging out with friends give us all a nice breather, you’ll may also be in need of professional aid to cope with stress and anxiety – it’s at least worth a try! Below is a list of trusted psychologists and therapists offering counselling services in Hong Kong. It usually takes more than just one session to rule if the therapist works for you or not, so go with an open mind!

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Momentum Counselling – Individual and couples therapy

Founded by two like-minded women, Jill Carter and Patricia Toh, Momentum Counselling offers tailored counselling to both individuals and couples. Built on a passion towards creating positive life momentum through a solution-focused and evidence-based approach, the certified therapists at Momentum utilise cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and the Gottman Method (for couples). Jill is also a Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional (CSTIP) ensuring no topic is off-limits whereas Patricia can complement her sessions with career coaching be it with seasoned professionals, first-job jitters or stay-at-home parents. Clients can expect safe and supported conversations on even the most difficult subjects. The appointments can be either face-to-face or online.

Momentum Counselling, Room A6, 16/F, Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 9291 4971, Facebook: Momentum Counselling – Hong Kong, Instagram: @momentumcounselling, momentumcounselling.hk

MindNLife Psychology Practice – Personal support and therapy for adults, teens and couples

One of the hardest part about seeking mental help is finding the right professional – that’s made simple with MindNLife Psychology Practice . Founded by esteemed and experienced Clinical Psychologist Dr. Zaidi, the team uses only the safest clinically proven methods to care for its clients. Treatments are tailor-made to your needs and all follow highly professional international standards. Expect a supportive, empathetic and non-judgemental approach to making changes that’ll both challenge you (for the best possible outcome) and enable you to move forward in confidence.

MindNLife Psychology Practice, Suite 1202, Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 9700 2786, Facebook: MindnLife Psychology Practice, Instagram: @mindnlife_, www.mindnlife.com

OCD Anxiety & Support – Support groups and one-on-one counselling

Founder Minal Mahtani, a Cognitive Behaviour Practitioner and advocate, incorporates both Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Exposure Response Prevention in her sessions and she also provides regular adult support group meetings. The support groups take place in-person and are often rather small groups and the facilitators ensure a comfortable environment where everyone feels respected and safe. Both services are free of charge (services are prioritised to those who will benefit most). 

Get in touch via [email protected] to book sessions.

OCD Anxiety & Supportwww.ocdanxietyhk.org

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Central Minds – Extensive list of therapists and psychologists offering online and in-person counselling

There’s no one shoe fits all approach to therapy. The psychologists and counsellors at Central Minds incorporate a mix of approaches to best suit your needs. Aside from CBT and ACT, approaches include psychodynamic (finding patterns in emotions and beliefs), mindfulness practices and compassion therapy especially for those suffering from low self-esteem. Central Minds also offers couples therapy, and you can book either face-to-face or online sessions for counselling.

Central Minds, Unit 2001 Ruttonjee House, Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2813 6108, www.centralminds.hk

Maple Tree Counselling – Individual therapy, group therapy and corporate counselling

Offering both individual and group counselling, Maple Tree Counselling’s services can be booked for in-person or online session, and in English, Cantonese or Mandarin. Targeting everything from trauma to workplace burnout and help for the LGBTQ+, you can expect a thorough service with a mix of different approaches – for reference see here.

Maple Tree Counselling, 27/F, Worldwide House, 19 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 6375 6098www.mapletreecounselling.com

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St. John’s Cathedral Counselling Service – Well-established NGO providing counselling

Providing professional counselling and psychotherapy services to community members for over 40 years, St. John’s Cathedral Counselling Service is one of the largest and most established health NGOs in Hong Kong. Its team of 40+ qualified therapists can converse in 13 languages and dialects including French, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog and more.

St. John’s Cathedral Counselling Service, 7/D, On Hing Building, 1-9 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2525 72072525 7208www.sjcshk.com

Renewed Edge – Hong Kong counselling service and life coaching therapy

Certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists and Hong Kong Counselling Association, Renewed Edge offers a wide range of therapies from Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It also provides hypnotherapy sessions and life coaching in terms of career, health & wellness and more. Sessions are conducted in English, Cantonese, Mandarin and French.

Renewed Edge, Suite 1108, 11/F, Asia Standard Tower, 59-65 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 9884 8036www.renewed-edge.com

OT&P MindWorX – Mental health support for individuals and couples

OT&P MindWorX’s team of psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors and therapists can support in handling one’s depression and anxiety, as well as insomnia, ADHD, addiction, sexual health and workplace conflicts. Treatments include CBT, dream analysis hypnotherapy, schema therapy and medication. We also think its blog on mental health (and more) is worth a read – find out more here.

MindWorX at OT&P, 6/F, Century Square, 1 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2468 3577www.otandp.com

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Connect Counselling – Breakups support group, relationship groundwork and individual counselling

The vision behind Connect Counselling stems from an observation that mental disarray tends to materialise in a lack of connectedness. Psychologist Maitreyi aims to uncover your blind spots and deep dive into what’s causing you distress. Aside from individual and couples therapy, you can also seek help from the break-up support group (because you don’t have to go through it alone) which takes place at The Hive in Wan Chai.

Connect Counselling, Suite 1302, 13/F Tak Woo House, 1-3 Wo On Lane, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.connectcounselling.co

Rethink The Couch – Online counselling psychologist in Hong Kong

Allison Heiliczer is a certified therapist and coach who now resides in Singapore after spending 12 years in Hong Kong. She offers Zoom counselling sessions for individuals and couples who’re in need of everything from pre-marital counselling, going through a divorce and anyone who’s facing both personal and professional challenges in life.

Rethink The Couch, www.rethinkthecouch.com

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This article contains editorial selections and paid partnerships.

Main image courtesy of Getty, image 1 courtesy of Momentum Counselling, image 2 courtesy Getty, image 3 courtesy of Diva Plavalaguna via Pexels, image 4 courtesy of Central Minds, image 5 courtesy of Polina Zimmerman via Pexels, image 6 courtesy of St. John’s Cathedral Counselling Service, image 7 courtesy of Polina Zimmerman via Pexels, image 8 courtesy of Connect Counselling, image 9 courtesy of Rethink The Couch.

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