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.


Behavioural Therapist

BA Communication 

MSocSc Applied Psychology (working towards)

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.


Kara is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Applied Psychology at City University of Hong Kong. 


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

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