Doctor Profile

Dr Helen Poon

Psychology and Counselling

Areas of Interest

  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Parenting
  • Behavioural management
  • Separation and divorce
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Anger issues
  • Anxiety
  • Addictions such as drug, alcohol and gambling problems
  • Trauma
  • Family violence

Qualifications

DPsych(Clinical), GCert Soc Sc (Family Violence) PGDip Psych BCom, MAPS HKPS DCP

Languages

English, Cantonese

Experience

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