Esther has been practicing as clinical psychologist in Hong Kong for more than 20 years. She has rich experience in both clinical and health psychology, providing psychological intervention to people suffering distress ranging from the mild adjustment issues to the severe mental disturbances.
Esther has worked in the Hospital Authority for more than 17 years. She has extensive experience providing psychological intervention to people suffering various psychiatric and emotional disorders, including depression and manic-depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), adjustment disorder and psychosis. Esther has special interest and expertise in women mental health and adjustment problems, including ante- and post-natal adjustment problems and mood disorder, grief and adjustment to perinatal loss, adjustment and distress arising from menopause and other gynecological problems, marital, family and parenting problems.
Apart from direct clinical services, Esther also provides training and consultation to other health care professionals, patient support groups and volunteers, as well as public education on mental health. From 1993 till she left the public services sector in 2011, Esther has been an honorary clinical supervisor of the psychology departments of both the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong, providing on-site supervision to clinical psychology trainees undergoing clinical placement.
Esther obtained her Master of Social Sciences in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hong Kong. She is a registered clinical psychologist of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and Health Professions Council of UK.