Practitioner Profile

Neelam Hiranandani

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Areas of Interest

  • Psychotherapy for children and teenagers to manage:
    • Depression – through understanding how to cope with emotions and mood, manage unhelpful thoughts, learn to set goals and improve problem-solving ability
    • Anxiety (Generalised Anxiety/ Social Anxiety/ Separation Anxiety) and Phobias – through identifying and understanding thought patterns and learning coping strategies and relaxation techniques
    • Low self-esteem – by promoting self-exploration, increasing self-awareness and confidence
    • ADHD – through learning techniques to enhance attention, improve impulsive behaviour and improve executive functioning
    • Autism – through developing communication skills and understanding social rules/boundary and social behavior mapping
  • Helping parents, carers and teachers support children and teenagers with the above conditions

Qualifications

  • M.Soc.Sc. Counselling Psychology (HK)
  • B.Soc.Sc. Psychology (Hons) (HK)

Languages

English

Experience

Neelam is a qualified, experienced Counselling Psychologist endorsed by the Hong Kong Psychological Association. She graduated in Hong Kong with a Bachelor in Social Sciences with Hons in Psychology and a Master in Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology. Neelam completed her clinical training in Hong Kong including providing therapy and conducting psychological assessments under intensive supervision. She is also a Registered Behavior Technician endorsed by BACB.

With over 12 years of experience, Neelam has worked with typically and atypically developing children and young adults providing a wide range of services such as anxiety, socio-emotional regulation, social skills training, attention, self-esteem and confidence, etc.

She provides a comprehensive service to her clients and adopts the Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral approach. She has been extensively trained and has been conducting behavioural intervention through individual and in small group settings to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Pandas, Selective Mutism, Learning profiles, etc. Neelam strongly believes in working together with families and is dedicated to providing a holistic intervention.