Practitioner Profile

Rachel Chan Mazariegos

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Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety
    • Identify the type of anxiety that your child is experiencing and helping them outgrow their fears by using different psychotherapy approaches
  • Anger Management
    • Helping your child with emotional regulation, reduce aggressive behaviours and address underlying causes of anger
  • Self Esteem/Self Confidence Issues
    • Helping your child build up their confidence, address areas of difficulties and encourage coping mechanisms using CBT techniques
  • Behavioural issues
    • Identifying and learning how to address and manage behavioural issues, including Autism and/or ADHD
  • Social Difficulties
    • Helping your child learn social skills, improve communication and establish self-confidence and address areas of social difficulties 
  • Traumatic brain injury
    • Help on how to overcome physical and mental trauma that comes with neurological injuries
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
    • Coaching both you and your child on the different exercises that can help ease the symptoms of neurodevelopmental disorders

Qualifications

  • MSc (UK), BSc (UK)
  • RQTU (BPS), MBPsS (BPS)
  • ABSNP (US)
  • PCBT
  • International Affiliate of the American Psychological Association
  • Member of the Hong Kong Psychotherapy Society

Languages

English and Cantonese

Experience

Rachel Chan Mazariegos is an accredited CBT practitioner that can help children with depression, anxiety or behavioural issues.

Rachel is a graduate of Neuropsychology and Psychology with honours from the UK. She is a registered Educational, Attainment and Ability test user with the British Psychological Society.

She is one of only two practitioners in Asia that is a Diplomate member of the American Board of School Neuropsychology whereby she specialises in providing Neuropsychological assessment on school-aged children. In addition, Rachel has over 6-year experience as a Behavioural therapist working predominately with Autistic, ADHD, Down syndrome and developmentally delayed children. Prior to returning to Hong Kong, Rachel worked in the Acute Stroke unit with geriatric populations within the NHS in the UK.

Rachel provides comprehensive psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessments on school-aged children covering areas including attention, reading, maths, language, processing speed, problem-solving and IQ. In addition, Rachel also provides intensive behavioural therapy, behavioural intervention and behavioural assessments assessing motivation, compliance and problematic behaviours both at school and at home.

For more information on the psycho-educational assessments, find out here.