Our Team



MSc Clinical Psychology

Graduate member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Athy is the founder of The Mind Project. She received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the United Kingdom. She then continued her study at the University of Hong Kong and obtained a diploma certificate in Psychological Medicine. Athy has practised professional psychological services at HKU, NGOs as well as the private sector.  Having extensive content knowledge and experience in clinical psychology and mental health wellbeing, Athy has a resolute commitment to promote mental health awareness and to make mental health services more accessible.


Ngai, A., et al. (2012). Transition between cultures? Beliefs and attitudes of British and Chinese young adults living in China and the UK towards mental health disorders. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 7 (1), 1-15.


Senior ABA Therapist

MSc Psychological Medicine
Graduate member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Cathy graduated from the University of Reading, UK (BSc Psychology) and the University of Hong Kong (MPsyMed, Psychological Medicine). She has been an ABA therapist since 2010 and has great experience with special needs children. She is passionate about conducting ABA therapy as a milestone to help children to improve their behaviour and learning abilities. She is also keen on promoting ABA therapy to the public, hoping that stigma and burden to the care givers could be minimised. 


Speech Therapist

BSc Speech and Hearing Sciences

  • Member of The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapist (HKAST)

  • Member of The Hong Kong Society of Child Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics (HKCNDP)

  • Qualified Hong Kong Cantonese Oral Language Assessment Scale (HKCOLAS) Examiner

  • Certificate in TalkTools® Oral Placement Therapy (Level 1)

  • Certificate in Social Thinking® training

  • Certificate in PROMPT® Introduction to Technique workshop

  • Certificate in Beckman© Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention

  • Certificate of Decoding the Autistic Brain

  • Certificate in Paediatric Feeding and Swallowing

  • ​Certificate in Physical Activities for Young Children

  • Certificate in Autism Movement Therapy® Level 1


Speech Therapist
Master of Science in Educational Speech-Language Pathology and Learning Disabilities

  • Certificate in TalkTools® Oral Placement Therapy (Level 1 & 2)

  • Qualified Hong Kong Graded Cantonese Naming Test (HKGCNT) Examiner

  • Qualified Accelerating Reading, Writing Ability & Accelerating Morphological Awareness (ARA, AWA, AMA) Provider

  • Qualified Main Concept Analysis for Oral Discourse Production(MCA) Examiner

  • ​Certificate in Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Theapy (LMRVT)

  • Sign Language Certificate Level 1

  • Served the Parents' Association of Pre-School Handicapped Children, School for children with severe Intellectual Disability, Children & Youth Centre, and Speech Therapy Clinic of HKEdU as student clinician


Art Psychotherapist

MA Art Therapy

As Yevtushenko’s poem says:

          "That which is not expressed will be forgotten and what is forgotten will happen again."

The essential lesson I've learned in life is knowing how to express feelings.

  • Registered Art Psychotherapist/Art Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (UK)

  • Full Member of the British Association of Art Therapists

  • Professional Member of Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists

  • Registered Teacher in Hong Kong