May 18, 2020

Your romantic partner may annoy you in many small ways — but don’t give up. The world of animal training can help.

April 19, 2020

Therapists are no better than anyone else when it comes to asking for feedback. But consistent, structured feedback can work wonders.

March 19, 2020

Every professional improves with training and experience. Every professional it seems, except psychotherapists.

February 19, 2020

Psychotherapy is all about changing our lives. But sometimes, change isn’t the answer: acceptance is.

January 19, 2020

Self destructive behavior often has its roots in childhood — a time when that same behavior was helpful, not harmful.

November 23, 2019

Finding the hopeful and optimistic way of framing a client’s behavior is key to the magic of psychotherapy

November 2, 2019

Psychological pain is a great motivator for change. And change can lead us to a happier life than we’d thought possible.

October 12, 2019

Talking to someone who is depressed or even suicidal can be difficult and frightening. There are a couple of simple rules to follow.

September 28, 2019

Kids who go to a school not of their culture, or grow up in a foreign country are called Third Culture Kids.That presents challenges for parents.

September 14, 2019

We can put physical and emotional distance between ourselves and the family we grew up in. But we can never escape them entirely.

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Finding an English-Speaking Counsellor in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide

October 23, 2017

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Tim Hoffman 

M.A. Mental Health Counselling

Psychotherapy in Hong Kong

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