For general public’s better understanding, we only accept qualified practitioners with one of the following registrations to be our professional members. Please contact us if you are registered with other professional bodies so we can assess on individual basis.
Registered Dramatherapist or Registered Arts Therapist (Drama), UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Registered Drama Therapist or Registered Drama Therapist/ Board Certified Trainer, North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA)
Registered Dramatherapist, The Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA)
HKADT Professional members are listed below (In alphabetical order) :
陳凌軒女士 Ms. Adeline Chan
MA, RDT, BCT
Ms. Adeline Chan is a US registered drama therapist, North America Drama Therapy Association Board Certified Trainer. She received a Masters’ degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Drama Therapy at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, USA.
She is a private practice drama therapist working on outreaching programs to different organizations for various populations, including emotionally disturbed children, mental illnesses patients, elders, cancer patients, stress and for those who are interested in drama therapy.
Ms. Chan is currently the Honorary Lecturer of The Hong Kong University’s Master of Expressive Art Therapy Programme (Introduction of Drama Therapy) and Supervisor of Master of Social Sciences (Behavioral Health) Programme (Use of Drama in Clinical Practice).
For more than twenty years, she had worked extensively with various theatre companies, schools and community groups as actress, director, play-writer and drama tutor. In 2017, she won the “Outstanding Actress” award of The 9th Hong Kong Theatre Libre Award with the production “Mothering Voices”.
Prior to her education in drama therapy, she received her Bachelor Degree in Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is also the translator for the Chinese edition of “Acting For Real: Drama therapy process, technique, and performance”.
盧幸賢女士 Ms. Candy Lo
MA,BC-DMT, RDT, CCLS
US Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, US Registered Drama Therapist, US Certified Child Life Specialist. Master of Arts in Dance/Movement Therapy and Couseling, Baby Signing Time instructor. Facilitator at University of Hong Kong, School of Medicine (Medical Humanities) and Honorary Lecturer of University of Hong Kong (Masters of Expressive Arts Therapy program), President of Hong Kong Dance/ Movement Therapy Association, President of Hong Kong Child Life Association and Secretary of The Hong Kong Association of Drama Therapists.
Candy owns her private practise, Piece of Sky, Creative Arts Therapy and Counseling working with various populations, including cancer patients ( children and adults) and their family members, bereaved clients, people suffered with other medical situation, people in the Autistic spectrum ( chilled and adults) , mental illnesses, corporate etc. Her population range from pre-natal to elderly.
Candy is also a professional performer and worked as a singer at Hong Kong Disneyland for three years prior to her therapy career after her BA in Music Theatre Dance at University of Arts London (London Studio Centre).
李貞儀女士 Ms. Chen-Yi Li
Chen-Yi holds a BSc degree majoring in Counselling and Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Ming Chuan University in Taiwan, and an MA degree in Dramatherapy (a course credited and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council or HCPC) at Roehampton University, and became a registered U.K. Dramatherapist (BADth & HCPC, U.K.) as well as regidtered member of Hong Kong Accoiation of Dramatherpist.
Chen-Yi has extensive clinical experience working independently with people, ages ranging from young children to adults; people who have special needs, e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorder, psychosis, depression and learning disabilities in the UK and Taiwan. She is also highly experienced in children’s mental & emotional health, and family & parenting support with deep understanding of western and eastern cultures. Furthermore, Chen-Yi co-founded PromoteDTinTaiwan with a team of US and UK registered dramatherapists. The service promotes Damatherapy, raises mental health awareness in the community and provides private consultations, experiential/ themed workshops, corporate trainings and lecturing in universities and colleges etc. in the UK, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China
黃靜嫺女士 Ms. Dorothy Wong
MSScC AU, MA CSSD, RDT UK, Corporate Trainer, NVQ CN
Dorothy is a a state-registered arts (drama) therapist of the Health & Care Professions Council in the United Kingdom. She graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London (MA in Drama and Movement Therapy), University of South Australia (MSSc in Counselling) and Hong Kong Baptist University (BA in Religious Studies). She is now President of The Hong Kong Association of Drama Therapists.
Dorothy has been working in the areas of brand marketing and corporate training in recent years. She participates in brand development projects, and is responsible for staff development programmes, specialising in corporate culture and customer services. She acquired the China National Vocational Qualification on Corporate Management Training.
Dorothy has a particular commitment in corporate training, community art projects, drama therapy & youth development programmes. She has led many local and overseas training since 1998, running corporate training and drama workshops in Hong Kong, China, Cambodia, Canada and United Kingdom, etc..
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余漢傑先生 Mr. Eddie Yu
MA DMT, RDT, BSW, RSW, PG Dip PP, DvT, APTT
Registered Drama Therapist, UK & USA, Registered Psychodrama Psychotherapist, UK, Registered Social Worker, Hong Kong
MA Drama & Movement Therapy (Sesame), CSSD, University of London UK
Bachelor of Social Work, The University of Hong Kong,
Level 2 Practitioner, Developmental Transformations Institute, USA,
Ethics Committee Chair of The Hong Kong Association of Drama Therapists,
Leadership Graduate & Accredited Trainer, Centre for Playback Theatre, USA
Professional Member, International Playback Theatre Network
Eddie enjoys working with people and creating changes in life through the power of drama and creativity. He is a psychotherapist/ trainer of Free Association and Honorary Lecturer, Placement & Dissertation Supervisor of Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong. He has practice with special interest in working with people with trauma, palliative care, bereavement and mental health needs. Eddie used to work for HKBGCA as Drama Psychotherapist and Professional Supervisor.
Eddie has been promoting Psychodrama Psychotherapy, Drama Therapy, Playback Theatre, Forum Theatre/ Theatre of the Oppressed, and Use of Drama in working with people by collaborating with universities, secondary and primary schools, NGOs, hospitals and private sectors by planning and offering training, consultation, supervision and workshop locally and internationally. He is Founder & co-Artistic Director, Encounter Playback Theatre; co-Director, School of Playback Theatre (Hong Kong); Trainer, School of Playback Theatre (Japan); Trainer & Supervisor, Developmental Transformations Institute, Hong Kong, Shen Zhen & Taiwan.
馬勵勤先生 Mr. Kevin Ma Lai Kan
BA UBC, PgDip HK, MA CSSD, RDT UK, Godly Play Teacher-Trainer UK
Made in Hong Kong, modified abroad. Kevin studied theatre and psychology at the University of British Columbia in Canada, East/West Theatre Studies at HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, Drama in Education at the Universityof Central England in Birmingham. He received a British Council Arts Scholarship to obtain a postgraduate diploma, and later a Master of Arts, in Drama and Movement Therapy (Sesame Approach) at University of London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Kevin is a fully trained and qualified arts (drama and movement) therapist and a state-registered arts (drama) therapist of the Health and Care Professions Council in the United Kingdom. He has provided, since 1999, individual and group therapy for children, adolescents and adults living with autism, mental handicap, learning difficulties, sensory and physical impairment, emotional disturbance, behavioural issues, mild to severe mental illness, substance abuse, crisis pregnancy as well as childhood sexual abuse. He has also been allying with Christian, arts, healthcare, social service, educational and corporate organizations to provide personal growth and professional development programs for creative, pastoral, teaching, helping, healthcare and business professionals as well as students, parents and volunteers.
The foundation and core value of Kevin’s therapeutic practice is Christ-centred, spirituality-oriented and bible-based, responding to a person’s inner yearning for somato-psycho-spiritual health. Kevin believes that Jesus Christ is the only, thorough, complete and long-lasting way towards holistic healing.
Kevin also studied childhood theology and children’s spirituality at Cambridge Theological Federation and Anglia Ruskin University in the U.K., qualified as an accredited Godly Play teacher and trainer from Godly Play U.K. and the Centre for the Theology of Childhood in the U.S. and is now the co-founder of Godly Play Hong Kong and Hong Kong’s regional trainer. He uses Godly Play at children’s worship, youth Sunday school, short-term mission trips, arts therapy sessions, Boys’ Brigade company meetings as well as retreats for churches, schools and NGOs.
Kevin has been an adjunct lecturer (theatre and performing arts) at HKU SPACE Community College since 2000, adjunct professor (creative arts, play, adventure and camp ministries, play therapy) at United Wesleyan Graduate Institute since 2006, registered officer and company chaplain of The Boys’ Brigade, Hong Kong since 2005..
麥慕思女士 Ms.Mo Mak
Working from Theatre to School, MO always walk alongside the autistic society in different places. She was graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, University of London and was registered as Dramatherapist under the Health and Care Professions Council (UK). During the study, she ran sessions at addiction centre, care home for disabled adults, special school, mainstream school and children centre. She worked as a support worker for different autistic families in London as well.
Now MO is a student counsellor in primary school.