CIC Workshop

‘Volunteers are an army of kindness, and it is a pleasure to share skills with them whaen a need and chance arises.  Their work with people who struggle, often goes unnoticed and the value of their support often goes without recognition. At Psychotherapy Healing Space, we are building closer ties with this courageous and selfless […]

YAP Mental health workshop

We’d like to shout out to our team member Heather Corringham for the 3 training sessions she held for Justice Center’s Young Ambassadors Program. The Justice centre works within its community to educate students on the laws of Hong Kong and the different ways in which vulnerable people could be helped. This training includes a […]

The PHS Story

Psychotherapy healing Space-Our story of friendship and the love of healing I met Bernadette twelve years ago in the PsyD class. As we started talking and sharing and studying together, a bond grew between us.  I needed to stop my studies because of health problems, but we kept on seeing each other and our friendship […]

Half Full versus Half Empty

           Have you ever had those whispers telling you that you will never amount to anything?             Or that the world is a much better place without you?          Sometimes I feel like that. I don’t feel as if I deserve my qualification, […]

My Son

My son, my sun Exhausted by night, as usual.Fall asleep while tucking him into bed. Waking up by the alarm, going to work early morning, seeing the bright blue sky and the shining sun. Starting a brand new day, fresh and bright. Remembering last night, a long working day, having a night walk with nana, […]

Meet our Founders

Bernadette is our clinical psychologist. She is Chinese Canadian which means that she is perfect for anyone struggling with cultural confusion, and more importantly, she is able to understand some of the more nuanced cultural aspects that many of our Hong Kong Chinese clients are struggling with. Bernadette offers both online and in-person sessions. She […]

Facing reality

If you’ve been following my journey, you’d know that I am a medical intern in South Africa. Working in a health system that’s so overloaded is incredibly strenuous, but more so when you come in with impairments you have no control over. I was diagnosed with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis a little over a year ago […]

To talk or not to talk

To talk or not to talk I’ve never liked to talk about the deep stuff – the kinds of things that make me feel uncomfortable, the things I’d rather not think about. So I’ve developed an ability to avoid it all. This ability has extended beyond conversation alone. I found that I could avoid the […]

My journey with the drugs of psychiatry

Medication in hand

“Maybe I really could push through without them and employ the famous ‘mind over matter strategy’ and to ‘just be more positive’.

Please, don’t do that to yourself. You deserve better – and I’m saying that as someone who has been down that road and heard it all before.”

Mental health support for Ukraine

There have been many ways in which the world has responded to the war raging in the Ukraine. Those helping have been kind and generous in the material needs of those fleeing and fighting. However, the mental health of everyone involved in the war seems to have been put to the back. We at PHS […]