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Child Psychologists, Counsellors And Therapists For Children In Hong Kong

Child psychologists in Hong Kong
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Growing up isn’t easy at the best of times and recent events have given youngsters even more to contend with. If your child needs help, speaking to a professional therapist, counsellor or psychologist could help. From play therapy to educational assessments, CBT and more, here’s where to find therapists specifically for children and child psychologists in Hong Kong.

As a parent, you know your child better than anyone and it can be difficult to watch them struggle and not know what you need to do to help them. Perhaps you suspect your child is neurodivergent, or you are looking for ways to help them succeed in school? If you require additional support with your child’s emotional health with things such as anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, or grief, it’s never shameful to reach out for help.

The last few years with the pandemic and continued restrictions in Hong Kong has made life difficult for everyone, children especially. Thankfully, Hong Kong has a wide variety of child-centred resources available to help. Whether you’re looking for support for your teen or managing everyday childhood anxiety, here are some of the top professionals and specialists in Hong Kong. From counsellors and therapists for children to child psychologists, help your child get the help they need to thrive and grow.

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SPOT Children’s Therapy Centre

SPOT – Paediatric and family therapy, counselling, speech therapy, play therapy and more

When looking for a therapist, you’ll want to ensure that your youngster is in a warm and caring environment. Enter, SPOT – the leading paediatric clinic with experienced psychologists and counsellors specialising in paediatric and family therapy.

Doctoral-level psychologists and Master’s level counselling professionals support children, adolescents, parents, and families through a range of assessments and individual treatment sessions. SPOT is a multi-disciplinary practice also offering, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy. Therapy focuses on clients’ strengths and needs, with a solution-oriented plan of action to overcome challenges. The SPOT team can also assist those with dyslexia, dyspraxia, Autism, ADHD or dyscalculia, with specialist teachers who know exactly how to engage children.

SPOT, various locations in Hong Kong, [email protected], www.spot.com.hk 

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Child psychologists in Hong Kong

Clinics Specialising In Child Counselling And Developmental Therapy For Children

ChildPsy – Counselling and therapy for children, psycho-educational assessments, play therapy and more

ChildPsy is a multidisciplinary centre for children of all ages that assists children with a variety of behavioural, social, and learning needs. It offers counselling, psycho-educational assessments, play therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, and literacy support. Here you find a large team of multi-national professionals that can meet the needs of every individual child and family.

ChildPsy, Unit A, 1/F, 1 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, 2348 6222, WhatsApp: 5728 1002, [email protected], www.childpsy.com


Integrate – Play therapy, occupational therapy, clinical child psychology and more

With two locations, one in Central and the other in Discovery Bay, Integrate has a team of highly trained professionals that specialise in therapy services for children. It offers play therapy, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, speech and language therapy, as well as tools and resources for parents. Integrate also has home support alongside their individual therapy.

Integrate, various locations across Hong Kong, 2522 2690[email protected]www.integratehk.hk


Grace Child – Speech therapy, integrated therapy, play therapy, child counselling, music therapy and more

One of the few centres located on the Kowloon side (a short 2-minute walk from Tsuen Wan MTR Exit A), Grace Child has a team of professionals that take a holistic approach towards helping children with a wide range of needs. Grace Child offers speech and occupational therapy, integrated therapy, ABA training, play therapy and counselling. You can also book physiotherapy, music therapy as well as nutritional services and advice, autism diagnoses and assessments. Summer programs and group camps are also available.

Grace Child, Room 2301 B12, 23/F, Nan Fung Centre, 264-298 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, 3549 8122, WhatsApp: 96027922, [email protected], www.grace-child.com


Sprout in Motion – Family therapy and mental health for kids, tweens and teens

Sprout in Motion has two locations on Hong Kong Island and specialises in psychoeducation and psychological assessments and support. The child psychologists and counsellors are all professionally trained at nationally qualified, accredited degree programs in Hong Kong and overseas. Therapy approaches include CBT, Mindfulness, DBT, PCIT, EMDR, and ABA, with services offered both in-person and online. It also offers a variety of group programs and sessions for kids of all ages.

Sprout in Motion, various locations across Hong Kong, 2563 4138[email protected]www.sproutinmotion.com


The Child Development Centre (CDC) – Behaviour management, child counselling, psycho-educational assessments, parenting courses and more

The Child Development Centre has been serving Hong Kong families and special needs children for more than 40 years and has access to a large range of resources and support. It offers a wide range of services, assessments, and programmes as well as individual and group therapy.

The Child Development Centre, 4/F, Prime Mansion, 183-187 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2849 6138[email protected]www.cdchk.org

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Child psychologists and therapists in Hong Kong

Child Psychologists In Hong Kong

Adler Family Centre – Dr. Andrew Adler, psychologist for children, adolescents and adults

Dr. Adler is the clinical director of Adler Family Centre and has been a trained psychologist for more than 20 years. He also previously worked in Shanghai treating and assessing children with a wide range of psychological issues.

Adler Family Centre, 148 Queens Road Central, Stag Building Suite 404-405, Central, Hong Kong, 9386 5104, www.adlerfamilycentre.com.hk


Hong Kong Psychological Counselling Centre – Christine Chiu, psychologist and behavioural therapist for children and teens

Working out of the Hong Kong Psychological Counselling Centre, Christine Chiu is a trained psychologist and behavioural therapist that specialises in issues with children and teens. She has worked with children with special needs, ASD, and children with behavioural and emotional issues. Hong Kong Psychological Counselling Centre also offers online video counselling and a discounted rate for families with a monthly income of $30,000 or less.

Hong Kong Psychological Counselling Centre, Unit B, 5/F, Hua Chiao Commercial Centre, 678 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 6676 4236, [email protected], www.hkpcc.hk


Alpha Clinic – Heiki Lo, child psychologist for kids under five

Heiki Lo is a registered child psychologist working out of the Alpha Clinic. She is one of the few professionals working with young children under the age of five in Hong Kong and is a certified newborn behavioural observation practitioner.

Alpha Clinic2151 8009, www.alphaclinic.com.hk


Lifespan Counselling – Lora Lee, child psychologists and developmental psychologist

Lora Lee is a registered child psychologist working out of Lifespan Counselling. She has over 10+ years of experience in working with children and is qualified in developmental psychology.

*Lora Lee is currently on sabbatical and is not taking new clients for the time being.

Lifespan Counselling, 15/F 52 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 3752 0654, [email protected], www.lifespancounselling.com


OT&P HealthCare MindWorX – Neelam Hiranandani specialises in psychotherapy for children and teens

MindWorX opened in 2019 as a special mental health clinic under OT&P Healthcare. Neelam Hiranandani is one of their practitioners that specialises in psychotherapy for children and teens in areas such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, and autism.

OT&P Health Care MindWorX, 6/F Century Square, 1 D’Aguillar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 9886www.otandp.com


OT&P Health Care MindWorX – Rachel Chan Mazariegos, certified with the American Board of School Neuropsychology

Also working out of MindWorX is Rachel Chan Mazariegos who also specialises in working with children and teens who struggle with anxiety, anger management, self-esteem, behavioural and social issues. She also focuses on neurological issues from brain trauma or neurodevelopmental disorders, and developmentally delayed or special needs children. Rachel is one of two of the only practitioners in Asia that is certified with the American Board of School Neuropsychology.

OT&P Health Care MindWorX, 6/F Century Square, 1 D’Aguillar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 9886www.otandp.com


REACH – Sara Yang, Board Certified Behavior Anaylst with a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis

Sara Yang is board certified behaviour analyst that uses Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) to help children as young as 18 months to teens with neurodevelopmental delays and conduct disorders.

REACH, 9787 8945[email protected]www.reachbls.com


Talk in Advance – Dr.Ying Kan, specialising in neurodevelopmental conditions, particularly ADHD and autism spectrum disorders

Dr. Ying works out of the Talk in Advance clinic as a counselling psychologist with 10+ years of experience in working with children, teens, and young adults. Her speciality is in neurodevelopmental conditions, particularly ADHD and autism spectrum disorders.

Talk in Advance, G/F, 26 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2768 8698, 2768 8699, [email protected], www.tia.com.hk/

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