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Psychotherapy

Slave to the help

Since the birth of our third child a year ago, I have made it clear to my husband that we are never leaving Hong Kong. Not, that is, until our children are old enough to cook, clean and babysit themselves. There are several reasons for this.

Sunday, 1 July, 2012, 12:00am

Slave to the help

Since the birth of our third child a year ago, I have made it clear to my husband that we are never leaving Hong Kong. Not, that is, until our children are old enough to cook, clean and babysit themselves. There are several reasons for this.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

How burned-out doctors can rediscover their inner healer

In part, it's a case of 'physician, heal thyself'. Mindfulness programmes are being incorporated into medical training to help health care professionals, whose increasingly heavy workload is leading to more burnout and blunders.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Follow your dreams

Do you know what you want to be? To truly live, is to follow your heart, to realise that you can achieve your dreams.

You have your dream, and you want to live it. Well, to get there, you need to take a few steps along the way. Nobody ever accomplishes their dream by just wishing. You have to work at it a little bit at a time.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

'Worrywart' learns to live in the moment

Chan On-ming, 29, started showing signs of separation anxiety and shyness in primary school. As Chan grew up, he was constantly anxious about his and his parents' health, his grades at school, meeting new people and the dark.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Positive notes

The news that she had breast cancer did not faze May Wong Mei-lin. It was not until after the housewife had received her first dose of chemotherapy that reality hit home. Depressed by how sick the drugs made her feel, she found solace in malls. 'I shopped a lot to make myself feel good,' Wong, 58, recalls. Then she found the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF).

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Therapist hears crescendo of career opportunities

Postgraduate Diploma in Music Therapy HKU SPACE

Many people think that music is just for entertainment, but to Zoe Jong, there's more to music than meets the ears. 'I think there's some special power in music. I want to know more about how music can help people,' says Jong, who is studying for a postgraduate diploma in music therapy at HKU SPACE.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dreams

I believe everyone has a dream. In my 17 years, I have dreamt many things. Some of them turned into reality, but some are still thoughts.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Therapists stay in tune with clients' needs and interests

Music therapist Ivory Chan Yuen-man, who specialises in treating children with special needs, believes that music has healing powers.

'Music therapy is interactive. I try to get clients to be involved in music games or play an instrument in order to stimulate them and bring therapeutic results,' Chan says.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

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