Our Team



MSc Clinical Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma Psychological Medicine

Certificate Family and Youth Counselling

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 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


Behavioural Therapist

BA Communication 

MSocSc Applied Psychology 

Kara completed her undergraduate degree at California State University, Fullerton. Upon graduation, she relocated back to Hong Kong and started her career in teaching children with special needs. She was professionally trained by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), and her experience includes 1:1 ABA therapy as well as school shadowing. Kara is passionate about ABA therapy and believes that every child can learn in a different way.



Behavioural Therapist/ Pre-school Teacher

BA Early Childhood and Family Studies (ECFS)

Cindy earned her undergraduate degree at University of Washington. Since then, she has worked as a preschool teacher in both America and Hong Kong. Cindy values individual differences in children and strives to bring out the best in them. 

  • Qualified Kindergarten Teacher(QKT) in Hong Kong (CE)

  • Qualified Child care Worker and Supervisor in Hong Kong

  • Diploma in Drawing Psychology Analysis

  • Certificate of Occupational Competence in Drawing Psychology Analysis

  • Certificate in Art Therapy in Helping Children with SEN

  • Certificate in Montessori Teacher Training Workshop

  • Certificate in Physical Game Workshop for Young Children

  • Certificate in Infant and Toddler Training (STARS Program in WA State)

  • Certificate in Circle Time Success (STARS Program in WA State)

  • Certificate in Playgroup Tutor Training

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