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Bertie Wai
Bertie Wai
Dr Bertie Wai is a bilingual clinical psychologist at Beautiful Mind Therapy and Family Services in Central. She provides therapy to children, teens, adults and couples, as well as parenting consultation.

It is understandable that children will have more difficulty with online learning, where many of their psychological needs aren’t met. Parents must realise that grades do not predict children’s career prospects and sidestep power struggles over homework.

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Narcissists like Trump try to mask their shortcomings and constantly attack others to protect their own fragile egos from being exposed and collapsing.

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As women around the world continue the fight for equality, a female clinical psychologist asks if men need a movement similar to feminism, and encouragement to adopt traditionally feminine roles.

The false dichotomies being applied to those on the front lines of the turmoil sparked by the extradition bill are preventing constructive dialogue and an end to the impasse.

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Hong Kong is a city with narrow definitions of success, which is fine if you are a straight-A student. But what happens to those young people who don’t feel they validated by a dominant book-smart culture?

The clash at Admiralty is bringing back the terrors of Tiananmen, as Hong Kong parents beg for their children’s safety. When a city turns the police on its young, it is breaking an implicit social contract with its citizens.

Men today seem bewildered as they navigate relationships with empowered women who expect them to be emotionally savvy rather than to conform to traditional masculine stereotypes.

Many modern marriages are premised on unreal expectations. When we expect one person to meet all our needs, read our minds and always put us first, it is a recipe for discontent. Nor does the prevalence of social media help.

Focusing on whether Donald Trump is mentally fit for office or not is simplistic, but such binary thinking persists even when parents seek mental help for their children.

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Given how important a secure relationship with their primary caregiver is to a child’s mental well-being, families must think carefully when they hire and fire domestic helpers.