Learning about Supervision part 2

The Benefits of Peer-Supervision for counsellors By Heather Corringham Psychotherapy Healing Space and StrongStone Haven When thinking of supervision, our PHS supervisors (Dina and Bernadette) love to look at it as a space to learn, grow and help their supervisees grow. They turn Supervision into a time of mutual growth. Supervision groups are founded on […]

Learning about Supervision Part 1

Supervision and Peer-Supervision in the mental health community By Heather Corringham Psychotherapy Healing Space and StrongStone Haven In the world of mental-health practitioners we all understand the necessity of having a formal supervisor. An individual who has more experience and training than us, that can help navigate the murky water that is ethical integrity. Peer […]

Welcome back

In 2023, the world has had its fair share of ups and downs. Psychotherapy Healing Space also faced challenges, one of which was Dina’s temporary departure from work. It was a difficult time for her clients. Dina has shown incredible bravery by openly sharing her struggle on our blog, a first step in her return. […]

Living with an eating disorder and other disabilities.

“Compulsive overeating is a permanent disability. We do not look forward to becoming normal eaters at some point in the future. Until we accept the fact that our illness is irreversible, we do not learn how to control it.” Quoted from the app Food for Thought. Quoted from the app Food for Thought. My disability […]

South African Chronicles “Gratefulness”

What a pleasure to be back at work. Recently, I held a talk on “Gratefulness” at the Dutch Reformed Church Valhalla in South Africa.  During the talk, it became clear that we cannot talk about gratefulness and thankfulness as individual feelings or thoughts.  Trials and misfortunes lead to deep gratefulness moments.  We may have laughter […]

Monthly Workshop/Debriefing Project

Nurturing Volunteers Supporting Detainees and Refugees By:Craig Anderson Psychotherapy Healing Space had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with the Chinese University of Hong Kong on a project aimed at bringing together an often-overlooked group of selfless supporters. The purpose of this initiative was to provide a platform for sharing experiences, fostering personal growth, and enhancing […]

PHS and Chinese University Partnership

Psychotherapy Healing Space had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with Raquel Amador, Professor Surabhi Chopra, Dr Gigi Lo and Chloe F on their research project about immigration detention of refugees, migrant domestic workers and victims of trafficking in Hong Kong.  This was done in conjunction with Law faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong While the psychological support was […]

介紹新書內容 – 節錄自《與主相遇 – 公教徒的覺察靜修》新書分享會

教區婚姻與家庭牧民委員會於2023年4月22日(六)假西灣河聖十字架中心舉行《與主相遇 – 公教徒的覺察靜修》新書分享會 (新書譯自:The Mindful Catholic: Finding God One Moment at a Time),這次分享會介紹了新書內容及以信仰為本的覺察靜修練習,並邀請了原作者及修習者作錄像及親身分享,並有即場簡單體驗練習。  7mins.25seconds On the 22nd of April Dr Bernadette Wong took part in a sharing session with The Diocesan Marriage and Family Pastoral Committee. This sharing is in Cantonese. They were sharing on a new book “Encounter with the Lord – Awareness Retreat […]

Mental health awareness month

This year we focus on those who provide mental health care and social welfare. Our team and NGO communities have been rocked in the past year by changes beyond our control. Our own traumas and triggers and our own lives. Often we focus on the clients we serve, usually to the detriment of ourselves. This […]

Introducing our latest Pro Bono organization

We’d like to introduce our colleague, April Peng’s, pro-bono organization. Sons and Daughters (Hong Kong) Ltd is an anti-human trafficking organization that “helps individuals caught in sexual exploitation reclaim a life of love, family and freedom”. They are looking for pro-bono counselors with a Master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology to provide services to […]