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LGBT Friendly counselling service

Looking for a LGBTQ+ friendly counselling service?

 

The MY COACH service developed by AIDS Concern offers LGBTQ+ friendly sex & sexuality-related counselling at an affordable price. The core service includes counselling on good mental health, LGBTQ+ identity development, positive relationships, couple counselling, sexual dysfunction & sexual pleasure enhancement.

 

We understand people may feel embarrassed when seeking counselling services. Our friendly and professional staff can help you to book our professional and confidential service with our LGBTQ+ friendly counsellors. 

 

To be aware of and alleviate anxiety and other mental health issues related to HIV and other STIs

Explore and affirm sexual identity in the LGBTQ+ Community; Process feelings, thoughts and relationships with others (e.g. parents) while deciding to come out

Explore heterosexual or same-sex love relationship issues such as lack of power, respect and trust, ways of communication and resolving conflicts, and other relationship issues 

Help the client to gain confidence and competence to face sexual dysfunction and distress that comes along and explore ways of enhancing sexual pleasure, both physically and psychologically

Our Professional LGBTQ+ Friendly Counselling Service Team

Janet Yick (she/her)

Registered Psychologist (Hong Kong Psychological Society)

Language: Cantonese/English/ Mandarin

Couple’s counselling: No

*online counselling only

Janet is a Registered Psychologist in Hong Kong, with 10 years of counselling and psychotherapy experiences, specialising in sexuality, gender and relationship diversity issues and adults’ mental health problems, such as general anxiety disorder and depression. After practising as a Registered Psychologist for several years in Hong Kong, she decided to pursue further training and education in Counselling Psychology in the UK. Currently, she is studying a Professional Doctorate programme in Counselling Psychology.  

In her practice, she places a strong focus on diversity and inclusion. Since 2013, She has had extensive experiences in working with the LGBTQ+ community, in particular with people with gender dysphoria, and men who have sex with men that experienced substance use issues and/or sexual health concerns. In addition, she is the former HK Representative (appointed by the HKPS) of International Psychology Network for LGBTI issues (APA) between June 2020 and Dec 2021. 

Over the past year, she has offered online counselling sessions to individuals from different parts of the World, including Nigeria, Chile, Finland, Korea, Macau, Taiwan, and China. If you are going through identity struggle/confusion associated with your cultural and ethnic background, she may be the right therapist for you.

Ng Ho Cheung (HE/HIM)

UKCP Psychotherapist (Person-Centred Psychotherapy)

Language: Cantonese/English

Couples’ counselling: Yes

 

LGBTQ+ Friendly counselling service provider. Approach to psychotherapy is based upon person-centred approach. He will offer you a safe space to explore your thoughts, experiences and feelings through verbal and creative arts means. His intention is not to offer advice or guidance, but to listen, accept, and perhaps gently challenge you, genuinely and without judgement, in your exploration of your experiences. You may come to find it easier to listen to and accept yourself, and to be able to make more genuinely fulfilling choices for yourself.

  • Psychotherapist (The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)

  • Master of Science in Contemporary Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Applications (Metanoia Institute)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling with First Class Honours (University of Wales)

  • Certificate in Expressive Arts for Healing and Social Change: A Person-Centered Approach (Person-Centered Expressive Arts Institute)

Chin Gary Sheung Yung (He/Him)

Certified Hypnotherapist, Professional Psychological Counsellor

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Gary is a LGBTQ+ Friendly counselling service provider, professional psychological counsellor, also an experienced human resource management consultant. Graduated from counseling at The Hong Kong University, Organizational and Social Psychology in United Kingdom, with various counseling training. He is currently a member of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association and an internationally certified hypnotherapist, recognized by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.

Gary is expert in dealing with emotional issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, and experienced in the areas of intimacy and child discipline.

Sean (HE/HIM)

Counsellor

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Over a decade, Sean has served local and ethnic minorities’ children and families, including emotional support, career counselling interpersonal and family relationship after placement in a mental health organisation and graduated with a Counselling and Psychology degree. And now he is studying “Child-Centered Play Therapy” to enhance his advanced counselling skill.

 

Marco Sung (He/HIM)

Counselling psychologist

Language: Cantonese/English

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Marco Sung is a counselling psychologist (DCoP, HKPS) and a doctoral candidate in the final stage of his PhD in Psychology study. He holds a Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology and a Master of Social Sciences in Psychology, providing him with a strong academic foundation in the field of counselling. Marco is a certified facilitator of the WRAP (an instrument that focuses on promoting wellness and recovery) and a certified administrator of the MoCA (a clinical assessment of cognitive functioning).

Marco adopts a psychodynamic therapeutic orientation and a person-centred approach, creating a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore themselves. He is an LGBT+ friendly counselling psychologist, with extensive experience in providing support to homosexual, bisexual, and transgender clients.  His presentations at prestigious conferences , such as the International Congress of Psychology and The Academy of Hong Kong Studies,  embody his dedication to the LGBT+ community.

Marco’s inclusive and non-judgmental approach ensures that all clients feel respected, understood, and supported throughout their therapeutic journey. His expertise, research background, and commitment to inclusivity make him an excellent choice for individuals seeking professional counselling services.

Hugo@SensitiveFlow

Certified Sex Therapist

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Hugo @SensitiveFlow has more than 5 years of experience in sex therapy and sex education. He has provided counselling workshops and group services for teenagers, children, parents and adults for more than 13 years. Moreover, he has more than 3 years of experience in crisis intervention, sexual violence support and LGBT+ community support services. Currently, Hugo@SensitiveFlow focuses on sex therapy, and counselling services for the members of the LGBT+ community, sex education and professional training.

Hugo @SensitiveFlow is a Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Registered Social Worker, Turkish Belly Dance Instructor, Senior Ear Picker and Incense Maker. He is good at integrating body images, multisensory and hypnotic techniques into the therapy, helping people to cope with sexual-related issues.

“Talking about sex is as natural as breathing.”

 
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Ng Ho Cheung (HE/HIM)

UKCP Psychotherapist (Person-Centred Psychotherapy)
gary

Chin Gary Sheung Yung

Certified Hypnotherapist, Professional Psychological Counselor
Sean

Sean

Counsellor@MY PLACE

Language: Cantonese/English

Couples’ counselling: Yes

LGBT Friendly counselling service provider. Approach to psychotherapy is based upon person-centred approach. He will offer you a safe space to explore your thoughts, experiences and feelings through verbal and creative arts means. His intention is not to offer advice or guidance, but to listen, accept, and perhaps gently challenge you, genuinely and without judgement, in your exploration of your experiences. You may come to find it easier to listen to and accept yourself, and to be able to make more genuinely fulfilling choices for yourself.

  • Psychotherapist (The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)
  • Master of Science in Contemporary Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Applications (Metanoia Institute)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling with First Class Honours (University of Wales)
  • Certificate in Expressive Arts for Healing and Social Change: A Person-Centered Approach (Person-Centered Expressive Arts Institute)

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Gary is a LGBTQ+ Friendly counselling service provider, professional psychological counselor, also an experienced human resource management consultant. Graduated from counseling at The Hong Kong University, Organizational and Social Psychology in United Kingdom, with various counseling training. He is currently a member of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association and an internationally certified hypnotherapist, recognized by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.

Gary is expert in dealing with emotional issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, and experienced in the areas of intimacy and child discipline.

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin

Couples’ counselling: Yes

Over a decade, Sean has served local and ethnic minorities’ children and families, including emotional support, career counselling interpersonal and family relationship after placement in a mental health organisation and graduated with a Counselling and Psychology degree. And now he is studying “Child-Centered Play Therapy” to enhance his advanced counselling skill.

 
“I believe we grow naturally in a mutual respect, accommodate and acceptance environment.” Sean (Counsellor@MY PLACE)

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