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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Qualified counsellors are a cheaper, more effective option in divorce cases

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 12:11pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Warring exes often turn their lawyer into a therapist, but a divorce counsellor is a cheaper, more effective option, writes Kate Whitehead Divide and concur When you're about to make a decision that will affect the rest of your life, you want to be calm and clear-headed. Yet when it comes to divorce, men and women routinely make choices while ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Gambling counsellor takes a soft approach

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com A tissue offering helps adviser to make friends with gamblers at slot machine parlour Counsellor takes a soft approach A free packet of tissue helps Wicky Tang ... counsellor engaged in an outreach programme in Macau. After they receive the tissue packet, I would ask them to open it and ask if they know what it is about. Some of them will say, 'I know, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Unregistered counsellor ruined my life, says businessman

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Adviser ruined me, businessman says How much damage can a private "counsellor" do? Former Hong Kong businessman Thanh Nguyen, 45, complained to the Sunday Morning Post about his encounters with a counsellor who provided no proof of his qualifications, overstepped his boundaries and charged enormous fees- leading to what he said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Psychologists say quacks are posing as counsellors

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu Joanna.chiu@scmp.com Psychologists say demands for regulation of their profession have been ignored, while complaints about misconduct continue Quacks posing as counsellors Impostors are passing themselves off as psychologists and the government is doing nothing to stop them, advocates for the profession warn. "Anyone can call themselves a counsellor ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Dozens seek help from counsellors after ferry tragedy in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by STUART LAU AND JENNIFER CHENG

    ... by the government and other parties involved to minimise the psychological impact. Dozens seek help from the counsellors ...

  6. Give thanks, even if you don't celebrate

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teacher or school counsellor help us. But we seldom show gratitude to those who support us. Thanksgiving Day may be the beginning of the shopping season, but it doesn't mean you have to buy ...

  7. Addicted to heroin at 14, counsellor knows the pain

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Now, Cheng is a counsellor working part-time for the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers, a group that runs the treatment centre that saved him several years ago. 'I ...

  8. HK volunteer counsellors to help quake victims

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee and Maggie Tam A team of volunteer counsellors from Hong Kong is heading to Japan to offer immediate psychological help to earthquake and tsunami victims and to train locals ... counsellors and social workers on the team will offer psychological help to victims and offer free training to at least 100 locals, To said. He said many victims had spent the first month looking ...

  9. HK counsellors to offer helping hand to disaster victims

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A team of 20 Hong Kong counsellors and volunteers will go to Japan next month to offer emotional support to victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Timothy To Wing-ching, executive director of the Post Crisis Counselling Network, said the team would leave for Sendai and surrounding areas on April 14 on a four-day mission to offer counselling to people with symptoms ...

  10. A little advice on the needs of a counsellor

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Requirement: Marriage counsellors must be patient, positive, and have a belief in what they are doing and in helping people solve problems. Listening skills, sensitivity and strong ... should consider continuing your studies in other fields even after you settle on marriage counselling. There is no professional body in Hong Kong to regulate or issue licences for counsellors ...




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