HK Drama Therapists

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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 Supervisor/Trainer members are listed below (In alphabetical order):

陳凌軒女士  Ms. Adeline Chan
MA, RDT, BCT

President and Treasurer, HKADT

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”.

Web: http://www.adramaland.com
Email: adeline@adramaland.com

盧幸賢女士  Ms. Candy Lo
MA, BC-DMT, RDT/BCT, CCL

Secretary, HKADT

US Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist,  US Registered Drama Therapist/Board Certified Trainer, 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, Performing Arts Module;  designed by The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection ) and Honorary Lecturer of University of Hong Kong (Masters of Expressive Arts Therapy program and Adjunct faculty at the Lesley University’s Expressive Therapies Program.

Candy is also 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).

Web: http://www.piece-of-sky.com
Email: candylo@piece-of-sky.com

余漢傑先生  Mr. Eddie Yu
MA DMT, RDT, BSW, RSW, PG Dip PP, DvT, APTT

Ethics Committee Chair, HKADT

Qualified Drama Therapy Supervisor, UK
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 Graduate, 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 works as a Clinical Supervisor, at Social Rehabilitation &
Community Support Centres, The Social of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention,
Hong Kong; and as an Honorary Lecturer, Placement and Dissertation Supervisor at
the 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.

Email: eddie.yu@live.com

HKADT Professional members are listed below (In alphabetical order):

朱嘉琦女士  Ms. Diana Chu
MA, MFT, RDT

Diana Chu is a Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Drama Therapist in San Francisco. She has experience working at a Living Arts Counseling Center, Community Youth Center, Counseling Enriched Educational Program (CEEP), School Based Counseling, Family Engagement Program and Autistic Spectrum Disorder Clinic. She is currently working at RAMS as a mental health consultant for children and families. She also provides consultation and supervison on Drama Therapy. She also hosts a podcast called Waves of Change, which focuses on Modern Perspectives on Asian American Psychology. When not working, she loves spending time with her Husky, Ella.
Web: dianachutherapy.com
Podcast: https://waves-of-change-modern-perspectives-in-asian-ameri.pinecast.co/

李貞儀女士  Ms. Chenyi 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

Web: https://www.facebook.com/promoteDTinTW
Email: chenyilitw@gmail.com

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, drama tutor and social group facilitator.

Web: https://modramatherapist.wixsite.com/main
Email: mo.dramatherapist@gmail.com

黃靜嫺女士  Ms. Dorothy Wong
MSScC AU, MA CSSD, RDT UK, Corporate Trainer, NVQ CN

Dorothy is 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 one of the founding members of The Hong Kong Association of Drama Therapists.

As founder and director of Dream of Tomorrow, Dorothy has a particular commitment in arts engagement strategies, 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.

Dorothy has been working in the areas of brand marketing and corporate training. She works on brand development projects, staff development programmes, specialising in corporate culture and customer services. She also acquired the China National Vocational Qualification on Corporate Management Training.

Web: http://www.dreamoftomorrow.hk
Facebook @Dream of Tomorrow
Instagram @dot_dreamoftomorrow
Email: info@dreamoftomorrow.hk

HKADT Graduate members are listed below (In alphabetical order):

鄺文傑先生  Mr. MK Kwong
Drama Therapist/Registered Social Worker/Applied Theatre & Drama Education Practitioner/Narrative Therapy Practitioner

Education:
Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Drama Therapy (California Institute of Integral Studies)
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Social Work (2nd Upper Honours) (City University of Hong Kong)
Professional Diploma in Applied Theatre & Drama Education (Outstanding student) (Hong Kong Art School)

Clinical experiences:
Secondary school social worker and Hong Kong Drama Therapy Center Co-founder (Volunteer)
Clients population:Children and teenagers affected by the emotion and mental health problem, children and teenagers affected by special education needs
Theories:the Integrative Five Phase Model of Drama Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Attachment Theories

Applied Theatre & Drama Education:
MK was a members of Hau Playback Theatre Company (Hong Kong), Mirror Playback Theatre Company (Hong Kong), and Being Playback Theatre Company (America). MK performed over 80 Playback Theatre Performance in Hong Kong and trained Playback Theatre with universities, secondary school and primary school students. Mk had lead the project of 「SEN 有 Say」Ethnodrama Perofmrance and 「……不是世界的全部」 Narradrama Performance.

Theatre:
MK performed“Tree and Life- An Environmental Conservation Theatre”under 2013 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme and“Water and Life- An Environmental Conservation Theatre”under 2014 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme.

Facebook @hongkongdramatherapycenter
Instagram @hkdtc
Email: hkdtcenter@gmail.com

李思揚女士  Ms. Si Yeung Li
Drama Therapist/Theatre practitioner/Researcher

Clinical services:
As a freelance drama therapist & co-founder of Hong Kong Drama Therapy Center,Si Yeung has experience working with children and youth with developmental challenges, adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses, adults with intellectual disabilities, and seniors. She provides individual and group drama therapy sessions, and drama therapy workshops for people in need.

Theatre practices:
She finds joy in theatre practices and performances in roles of actor, playwright, and playback theatre conductor. Recent performances include: Atman Mirage & Big Four Father & Mother by Legend Infinity, Playback performances by Mirror (Playback Theatre Company), etc.

Research:
Si Yeung is passionate about research. She has experience working in the Educational Psychology Department at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at City University of Hong Kong as part of the research team for the Evaluative Study on the Pilot Scheme on On-site Pre-school Rehabilitation Services, and in collaboration with cross-disciplinary artist Wong Chi-Yung in a project exploring mental health awareness and development in the creative sector.

Facebook @lisiyeungDT, @hongkongdramatherapycenter
Instagram @hkdtc
Email: siyeungli2@gmail.com

吳紹熙先生  Mr. Larry Ng

Larry is a qualified dramatherapist (NADTA) and a registered hypnotherapist (IMDHA, US), as well as a certified Jeremy Krauss Approach Therapist for children with developmental disabilities and a qualified Feldenkrais Method practitioner. He is also a professional diploma training in Satir Model family therapy and Psychodrama.

As an artist he has his full-time professional training in Physical and Devising Theatre (Lecoq approach) and Corporeal Mime (Decroux system), and is specialized in using mask, designing mask and making mask; he was invited by international mime festival to perform and to give masterclass.

He was also academically trained in philosophy (BA, 1st hon.; MPhil), Drama in Education (MEd) and in sociology (PhD candidacy).

He has worked for years as therapist to serve teenagers with SEN (special educational needs) in school settings and youths in crisis in shelter house settings, besides emotionally disturbed adults and highly stressed parents with challenging children in NGO settings as well as private practice setting. He serves also mental health rehabilitants, people suffering from a variety of mental health issues (anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia, addictions, etc) and other minority groups.

He is also a playback theatre practitioner with more than 10 years of on-going experience, and was a member of education reformation committee of Center of Playback Theater, US.

He had also taught different courses of humanities in the Hong Kong Academy of Gifted Education, and was responsible for setting up examination questions to select students for Gifted Education. Since 2017, Larry has been invited as a guest lecturer in Hong Kong University for the lecture about “Psychological Assessment through Drama”. For many years, he has been invited to teach physical theatre, mask theater and playback theatre in different countries in Europe (Germany, Poland, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom), Russia, Palestine, India, Mainland China, Macau and Taiwan.

As a trainer, Larry also provides trainings for facilitators, trainers, social workers, teachers and therapists and other practitioners in the helping profession, using his own 4-stage training model (Metaphor-Game-Drama-Application training model) in different NGOs and different corporates.

Email: larry064064@gmail.com