Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Aus)
Qualified Dry Needling Practitioner
Clinical Pilates Instructor
Upekha completed her Bachelors of Physiotherapy Degree in Melbourne, Australia, in 2008. Since then she has worked in a wide range of physiotherapy settings in Australia, gaining experience in acute and semi-acute orthopaedics, neurological and chronic pain management, finally settling into Private Practice where her ultimate interest lies.
Upekha moved to Hong Kong in 2014 and has continued her journey in Private Practice as part of the team at Prohealth Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy based in Central. She is an avid believer in combining the right amount of manual therapy along with active rehabilitation to treat movement disorders and pain.
In 2015, she was the Physiotherapist for the Valley Rugby Seconds Team and has also worked for HKFC in their adults and youth teams. She enjoys treating Sports injuries but is also competent in treating many other musculoskeletal injuries such as neck and back pain, post natal and chronic pain management.
She believes leading an active lifestyle is key and likes to stay fit using a combination of yoga, pilates and strength training. You can also find her unleashing her creative side on the salsa floor!
Back and Neck Problems
Upekha practices at Discovery Bay Clinic. For appointment, please call 24683577
Master in Philosophy
Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine and Health Science
Professional Diploma in Acupuncture
Clinical Pilates Instructor
Sharon finished her training of Physiotherapy in 1999. Since then she has broadened her professional horizons by taking Master program, various courses in sports medicine, acupuncture, manual therapy and clinical pilates to provide her patients quality treatment in a comprehensive approach.
Sharon is an active participant in providing physiotherapy services for various sporting events, e.g. rugby, football, tennis, netball, handball etc. In 2004-2011 she was assigned as the team physiotherapist of the Hong Kong national rugby team and team delegate in 2009 East Asian Games and 2010 Asian Games.
Sharon is competent in treating musculoskeletal disorders with special interest in sports injuries. She believes the combination of skillful manual therapy, acupuncture and appropriate exercise therapy would maximize the effectiveness of rehabilitation.
Sharon is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Sharon Wan practices at Central clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2121 1402
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (HK)
Accredited Acupuncture Physiotherapist (HK)
Clinical Pilates Instructor (Australia)
Clara qualified as a Physiotherapist from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005. Before joining OT&P she has worked in both private and public settings in Hong Kong, where she became experienced and specialized in treating a wide variety of conditions with a focus on the neck, back and specializing in sports injuries.
As a qualified Clinical Pilates Instructor, Clara utilizes her knowledge and skills to educate clients with spinal dysfunction, focusing on the importance of correct posture, joint stability, muscle imbalance and core strength. She developed a strong interest in postural dysfunction and rehabilitation for sports injuries using these skills. Clara does Mat Pilates and Reformer Pilates.
Clara appreciates the science of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and started building a strong interest after graduation in using acupuncture together with concepts of physiotherapy for treating her patients. She gained her qualification in Acupuncture in both Hong Kong and China.
As a sports enthusiast, Clara is a keen racquet sports player, skier, field hockey player, and swimmer. She has participated as the on-field Physiotherapist at various international sporting events including the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, Tennis and Squash tournaments giving her a strong knowledge in sports related injuries and rehabilitation.
Clara is a native English speaker who is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Clara Yau practices at Clearwater Bay clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2719 6366
BSc Physiotherapy (The Netherlands)
Diploma in Acupuncture (China)
Certified Neuro-Rehabilitation Specialist (HK)
Certificate in Sport Rehabilitation (The Netherlands)
Selina Cheung has more than 17 years of experience as a physiotherapist in the Netherlands and Hong Kong. Graduated from the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences in 1994, Selina specializes in musculoskeletal problems, sport injuries, back and neck problems as well as women's health.
Before she moved to Hong Kong, Selina worked in both private practice and hospital settings in the Netherlands.
In Hong Kong, Selina spent over a decade in a rehabilitation centre, where she worked with sport and spinal cord injuries. She also designed return-to-work programmes for chronic back pain patients. A well-trained acupuncture practitioner, she is fascinated by the synergy effect of combining the traditional treatment and other physiotherapy modalities in treating patients.
Selina is also very interested in women's health. In particular, she has gained postgraduate qualifications in pelvic floor rehabilitation, antenatal and postnatal care as well as menstrual problems. Neuro-rehabilitation is another area that Selina is passionate about. She has extensive postgraduate training in neurology and regularly gives lectures to students and physiotherapist graduates.
When not working, she spends a great deal of time on community work. In 2008, she went to Sichuan to help the earthquake victims by giving them physiotherapy treatments.
Regularly, she gives talks to different charities organizations. A sports enthusiast who enjoys skiing, volleyball and jazz ballet, she is also a volunteer physiotherapist in a few international figure skating and ice hockey institutes.
Selina is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Dutch.
Selina Cheung practices at Central clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2121 1402
Master in Osteopathy M. Ost.
Registered member of the UK GOSC
Member of the Institute of Osteopathy and Scottish Osteopathic Society
Florence was born in France. Prior to joining OT&P, Florence lived in the UK for 14 years. She qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2010. She worked for more than 4 years in a busy multi-disciplinary rural practice in Scotland as well as in Edinburgh for a year.
While she was studying osteopathy, Florence used to work as a physiotherapy assistant in a neurological rehabilitation unit at the Wellington Hospital, London.
On the first consultation, Florence will discuss her patient's symptoms as well as expectations and take a thorough medical case history.
After examination, Florence will give an osteopathic diagnostic and prognosis to her patient. Tailored treatment options will be discussed prior to treatment. Rehabilitation and/or strengthening exercises might be offered during sessions.
Florence is proficient and skilled in a great many osteopathic techniques which makes her able to offer an integrated and flexible approach, aiming for a fast recovery.
Florence's arsenal includes soft tissue, massage and myofascial release, joints stretches and manipulation, visceral techniques as well as cranial biodynamic approach.
Florence has a strong interest in martial arts.
Florence is fluent in English and is a French native speaker.
Florence practices at WanChai and Clearwater Bay clinics. For appointment please call Tel: 2824 9112 / 2719 6366
Osteopath M.Ost (UK)
License 2 in Physical sciences (France)
Jean-Christophe graduated from the European School of Osteopathy (ESO) in the UK in 2013. The ESO has a world class reputation for the high quality of Osteopathic education and its introduction to a complete holistic healthcare system. After graduation, Jean-Christophe practiced in New Caledonia (France) for 18 months. JC has been working in Hong Kong since February 2015.
Jean-Christophe uses a wide range of techniques (soft tissue work, joint mobilization, fascial unwinding, balanced ligamentous tension, high velocity thrust, strain and counterstrain, craniosacral treatment) appropriate for each individual in a professional and safe manner.
Jean-Christophe is working alongside competent general practitioners in order to offer an integrative approach to medicine and provide the best care for the patient. He aims at determining the cause of the injury rather than just treating the injury. His focus is to restore the balance between the structure and function of the body and enhance the body’s self healing mechanism in order to restore health in a natural way on the long term.
Jean-Christophe has extensive experience treating:
-Sport injuries (studied Physical Sciences for 2 years)
-Newborn and pregnant woman (attending several post graduate course in London)
-Neck pain / Headache related to posture/occupation/stress
Jean-Christophe has a particular interest in Anatomy and Biomechanics.
He enjoys surfing, sailing, windsurfing, horse riding, tennis, squash, ping pong and running.
Jean-Christophe is fluent in French, English and Greek.
Jean-Christophe Monnerville practices at Central ,Wanchai and Repulse Bay clinics. For appointment please call Tel: 2121 1402 for Central, Tel: 2824 9112 for Wanchai and Tel: 2813 1978 for Repulse Bay.
Certified Kettlebell Sports Trainer (IKFF)
Brazilian Jiu - Jitsu Coach
Thomas has had extensive experience in osteopathic, chiropractic and multi-disciplinary clinics in New Zealand, London and Hong Kong.
In conjunction with osteopathic manual techniques and naturopathic concepts, Thomas also applies dry needling therapy when necessary as a supplement to his overall comprehensive approach to the treatment of pain and musculo-skeletal disorders.
Thomas' background in martial arts and coach/competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gives him an edge and an in-depth knowledge about the human body both in theory and practice. This multi-focal approach has been applied in the successful treatment of musculo-skeletal disorders, in preventative care and in exercise.
Thomas is fluent in English, Cantonese and Hakka dialect.
Thomas Fan practices in Central clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2121 1402
BA Psychology (France), MA Psychology in Education (USA), Cert in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Cert in Mindfulness
Ms Julia Minsberg was born in France, grew up in Israel and Hong Kong, and attended universities in Canada, France, and USA. Julia has been working as psychologist in a range of environments (including private and international school settings). Her clients (children, adolescents and adults) are of varying cultural backgrounds, presenting with a diverse range of difficulties and conditions.
Using CBT, mindfulness and positive psychology as her main psychological techniques, Julia adapts sessions to each client’s individual needs and personality. Amongst other, Julia has helped individuals experiencing: depression, anxiety, and problems with adjustment, self-esteem, bullying, self-harm, procrastination, body image, study-skills, time management, grief, inter-racial adoption, addiction etc…
Julia works at Discovery Bay Clinic on Tuesdays. For appointment please call 2468 3577
Gira started working as a Mental Health Counsellor at OT&P in October 2014. She graduated in 1999 from Leeds University Medical School, UK, and is a qualified psychiatrist in the UK but not in Hong Kong. During 10 years of training in psychiatry, she gained experience in Adult Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry, Perinatal Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Liaison Psychiatry and Psychotherapies. She acquired her MRCPsych in 2005. Some Gira's special interests are anxiety, stress, post-natal mental health, cognitive impairment and dementia.
Gira is a native English speaker and is also a near-fluent French speaker.
Gira practices at Central GP, Woman and Child Clinic on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday Afternoon. For appointment pleas call 25377281
Ph.D (Behavioural Psychology/Behaviour Analysis)
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst – Doctoral (BCBA-D)
Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) USA
Dr Rebecca K. Dogan grew up as an expatriate in Hong Kong and Singapore. She received her formal education and training in the United States and relocated back to Asia following graduate school.
Dr Dogan has a Ph.D. in Behavioural Psychology and is a credentialed practitioner who conducts behavioural assessments and is qualified to design and supervise behaviour analytic interventions. She is focused on providing clinical services to children and adolescents as well as their families. She stresses the importance of collaborating with a multidisciplinary team including doctors, specialists, teachers, caregivers, and extended family members.
Dr Dogan provides services that utilize evidence-based behavioural and cognitive-behavioural treatments for a wide variety of developmental and behavioural problems encountered by children and youth.
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Dr Dogan is fluent in English.
Dr Dogan practices at Wanchai, Repulse Bay and Clearwater Bay clinics. For appointment in Wanchai please call Tel: 2824 9112, Repulse Bay at Tel: 2813 1978 and in Clearwater Bay at Tel: 2719 6366
Licensed Mental Health Counsellor (US)
Registered Psychologist (HK)
MBTI® Certified, Strong Interest Inventory® Certified
Sophia has worked in the field of psychology for over 10 years. She graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Psychology and completed her M.A. in Counselling Psychology from Boston College, with a concentration in Mental Health Counselling. She is currently a Licensed Mental Health Counsellor in the United States and a Registered Psychologist in Hong Kong.
Sophia has provided treatment and counselling to her clients regarding a wide range of issues and subjects, including depression and anxiety disorders, adjustment/transitional difficulties, behaviour modification and management, relationship issues and parenting skills. Her client base spans children and adolescents through adults and she counsels individuals, families and couples. Sophia’s psychotherapeutic approach is drawn from several different schools, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy, as well as mindfulness and focuses on the specific needs of each client. Her goal is to empower and support her clients, increase their self-awareness and insight and build on their ability to cope.
Sophia has extensive experience working in a variety of settings including private group practices, adolescent and adult residential programs, a child and adolescent partial hospital program, an international school and an adult psychiatric in-patient unit.
In addition, Sophia is certified in the MBTI® (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) and the Strong Interest Inventory® and is able to provide career assessments for students and transitioning adults. Through these assessments, clients are able to explore career choices and gain further insight into their own personalities and preferences.
Sophia is fluent in English.
Sophia practices at Central 2 clinic for appointment call Tel: 2121 1402
GCert Soc Sc (Family Violence) PGDip Psych BCom
MAPS HKPS DCP
Dr. Helen N. T. Poon was trained and licensed in Melbourne, Australia.In her practice at OT&P, Dr. Poon conducts individual, couple and family therapy with clients.
Dr Poon has undergone two year-long training programs in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) for individuals and couples in conflict. The program was run through the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council with Professor Leslie Greenberg and his visiting team from York University, Toronto, Cananda.
Dr Poon also practices as a clinical supervisor for students completing their Masters In Counselling. She specialises in working with issues surrounding behaviour management and trauma within a family context, and has a special interest in working with families with children presenting with severe challenging behaviours.
Dr Poon is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Dr Helen Poon practices at Wanchai clinic and Repulse Bay for appointment for Wanchai please call Tel: 2824 9112 and for Repulse Bay Tel: 2813 1978
BHthSci (Nutrition & Dietetics) (Australia)
Graduate Diploma of Food Science & technology (Australia)
Violet spent thirteen years studying and working in Australia. She is passionate about assisting people, to achieve their nutritional goals and safely manage health conditions using food as Medical Nutrition Therapy.
Violet has previously worked for several years as a Clinical Dietitian in one of Australia's largest hospitals.
Violet translates the latest evidenced based scientific health and nutrition information, into understandable language and practical advice. Violet provides one on one consultation; personalized nutritional assessment, education and goal setting assistance; individualized meal planning assistance; menu analysis; group seminars and education sessions.
Violet is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Violet Man practices in Central clinic and Clearwater Bay Clinic. To make an appointment please call Central Tel: 2121 1402 or Clearwater Bay at 2719 6366.
Registered Dietitian (HPC, UK)
Accredited Dietitian (HKDA)
PgD Dietetics (UK)
BSc Nutrition and Food Sciences (Canada)
Joyce is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Joyce Chan practices in Central Specialist clinic for appointment please call Tel: 2155 9380
B Health Sc (Pod)-Hons, B.Sc, IPAHK
Lisa is an Australian qualified and registered podiatrist with over 17 years senior experience. She ran her own Private Practice in Australia before moving to Hong Kong in 2010.
Lisa has a strong background in all disciplines within the podiatry profession with the special interest in PODOPEDIATRICS (children’s feet), lower limbs biomechanics, gait analysis and Orthotic fitting and prescription.
Lisa is fluent in English
Lisa Milliner practices at Clearwater Bay and Central Specialist Clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2719 6366/ 2155 9380
Sue is a highly focused and knowledgeable Midwife with experience of providing a high standard of Midwifery care within hospital, birth centre and community settings. Having a positive attitude and able to give encouragement and reassurance to low and high risk women and their families throughout the pregnancy, intrapartum and postpartum periods.
Sue has Hong Kong Midwifery Registration, has completed the Mentorship and Support for Professional Practice, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), Neonatal Life Support courses, gained a PG teaching certificate in Higher Education and has qualified as an International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Sue practices at Discovery Bay clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 24683577
BSc (Registered Nurse-Iceland)
RM (Registered Midwife-Iceland and Hong Kong)
Hulda is an experienced midwife with special interest in assisting women to have a positive birth experience and non-interventional birth.
Hulda offers continuous care during pregnancy, birth and during the first two years of the baby's life.
Hulda is fluent in English, Icelandic English, fair German and Danish.
Hulda Thorey Gardarsdottir practices at Clearwater Bay clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2719 6366
BSc, ND (Canada)
Dr Yik is a board-certified naturopathic doctor who was educated and trained in Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in Human Biology from the University of Toronto. She then entered into the naturopathic medical program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she earned the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) designation.
Dr Yik is licensed and registered with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy (Naturopathy), the regulatory body for naturopathic medicine in Ontario, Canada. Before her relocation to Hong Kong in 2008, she was Clinic Director of a successful health clinic in Toronto. She has treated a wide range of conditions including digestive complaints, women’s health concerns such as menstrual disorders and polycystic ovarian syndrome, liver disorders, eczema, chronic stress/ach fatigue, etc…
Dr Yik has also provided integrative care for patients diagnosed with breast, ovarian and colon cancer. Utilizing a combination of clinical nutrition, nutraceuticals, herbal medicine, Asian medicine and lifestyle counseling.
Dr Yik facilitates optimal health by supporting the body’s ability to heal itself. Her goal is to address the cause of illness rather than to simply treat or suppress symptoms. She understands that no two persons are alike therefore treatment plans are specifically tailored to each individual’s needs.
Dr Yik is fluent in English and Cantonese
Dr Yik practices at Repulse Bay clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2813 1978
Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (USA)
Certified NAET Practitioner
Master Level Certified BRT Practitioner
Dr Lim integrates naturopathic and homeopathic medicine for a holistic approach to healing. She has been practicing naturopathic medicine since 1997 in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. She currently holds a license from Washington State, U.S.A., to practice Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr Lim specializes in Women’s and Family healthcare with particular emphasis on Natural Fertility Management, Allergy Testing and Desensitization, Natural Weight Management, and Functional Medicine. By analyzing symptoms and information obtained from the body by the use of diagnostic methods including physical examinations, laboratory tests, and Kinesiology (muscle testing), she formulates an effective holistic treatment plan.
Dr Lim holds a Doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine, a Master of Science degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Bastyr University in Seattle Washington, U.S.A., and a Bachelor of Science in Food Science degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Dr Lim is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Dr Lim practices at Central clinic. For appointment please call Tel: 2121 1402
Doctor of Optometry (CEU, Phil.)
Certificate of Ocular Pharmacology (HKPU)
Certificate of Orthokerathology (HKPU)
Fluent in Cantonese, English and Putonghua.
Gordon practices at Central Specialist for appointment please call Tel: 2155 9380