Practitioner Profile

    Yu Ting Pak

    Psychology & Counselling

    Areas of Interest

    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Stress
    • Family and relationship challenges
    • Life transitions
    • Trauma
    • Cross-cultural challenges
    • Self-esteem issues

    Qualifications

    • Master of Education (Ed.M.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling Psychology (Columbia University) (USA)
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology (University of Southern California) (USA)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (New York, USA)
    • Member of The Hong Kong Professional and Counselling Association

    Languages

    English, Cantonese, Mandarin

    Experience

    Yu Ting Pak is a licensed therapist trained in New York City. She specializes in providing culturally-sensitive therapy to adolescents and adults. Yu Ting Pak grew up in Hong Kong and graduated from Hong Kong International School before studying and working in the United States. She is a graduate from Columbia University’s counseling psychology program. She trained and obtained her license in New York City as a licensed mental health counselor. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern California. Prior to returning to Hong Kong, Yu Ting Pak worked in an outpatient mental health clinic in New York City, where she also supervised and trained interns. She has over 5 years of experience with a diverse range of clinical challenges including depression, anxiety, relationship/family issues and low self-esteem. Her international background allows her to be deeply familiar with life transition challenges related to navigating cross-cultural transitions, working with international students, and generally helping clients understanding themselves better. Yu Ting Pak works from a holistic lens, offering personalised treatment built around individual needs, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences. She provides an integrative approach, guided by humanistic and psychodynamic perspectives, while drawing from cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, and practical coping strategies. Her style is warm and collaborative, and she is committed to provide a safe and trusting space where her clients feel seen, understood, and accepted.