Maureen, KONG

PSYD (HKU), HKPS Registered Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia, MAPS

Dr. Kong is a Clinical Psychologist who specalises in using systematic and evidence-based techniques to coach children and parents in order to enhance the emotional, social, behavioural and educational well-being of children. Dr. Kong is experienced in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a range of emotional, behavioural and developmental difficulties in clinical and research settings both in Hong Kong and in Australia.

Dr. Kong's qualifications include Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) at the University of Hong Kong, Master of Clinical Psychology (Honours) and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at University of NSW, Australia.  Dr. Kong values and maintains the importance of continuous professional development to enhance her skills and to apply the most updated and effective evidence-based interventions.  She collaborates with the University of Hong Kong, Department of Psychology, to develop and evaluate coaching programs for young children with special educational needs and their parents living in Hong Kong. Preliminary results show that the program can effectively reduce parental stress, improve children's social and behavioural development and allow parents to enjoy a more harmonious parent-child relationship.

Dr. Kong is fully registered with the Hong Kong Psychological Society and the NSW Psychologists’ Registration Board. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Clinical Psychologist.