Event -“How They Are Coping: Children in the Age of Covid-19”

Members and guests attended a panel discuss on “How They Are Coping: Children in the Age of Covid-19” by Zoom on 9 February 2021.

Panelists

Andrew Adler, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in New York State (US) and has specialised in evaluating and treating a wide range of psychological difficulties for the past 20 years. He is the director of Adler Family Centre in Hong Kong adlerfamilycentre.com.hk. In his work in hospitals, clinics and private practise, Dr. Adler has evaluated and treated the full range of psychological difficulties. He specialises in the treatment of children and teenagers and also provides therapy to adults. Dr. Adler is an expert in conducting psychoeducational and Autism assessments, as well as child custody evaluations. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Family Law Association and Secretary of the Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong.


Amy Williams (MCoun), has been providing therapeutic services to young people and adults in Hong Kong since 2015. In addition to private practise, Amy’s previous experience has included being a school counsellor for the following international schools: KGV, ICHK, KIS and YMCACC. Amy has been involved in all elements of pastoral care including one-to-one counselling, group therapy, teacher training, intern supervision and training, and the development of support plans. Amy currently works with young people, adults and families in her Central practise – Embrace Counselling HK embracecounsellinghk.com. Amy is an individual member of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (HKPCA) and the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).


Rabia Siddiqi (M.Counselling, M.Sc Applied Psychology) is the mental health counsellor at Integrate hk, integratehk.hk. She provides face-to-face and online counselling to a diverse group of children, adolescents and adults. She utilizes a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) in her practise. She also incorporates mindfulness techniques and principles of positive psychology to support the individual needs of her clients. In her work as an educator, Rabia has extensive experience working with primary school children who have had various academic and social-emotional challenges. She provides individual and small group interventions for emotional and behavioural issues. She is a full member of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (HKPCA), Hong Kong Society of Counselling and Psychology (HKSCP) and Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

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