Tim Hoffman 

M.A. Mental Health Counselling

Psychotherapy in Hong Kong

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November 23, 2019

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

May 1, 2019

The evidence is clear: Therapy works. But what do you do if you’ve seen a therapist and it didn’t help?

March 30, 2019

Some people avoid therapy because it feels like paying for friendship. But therapy is very different from friendship — paid or otherwise.

February 17, 2019

For most people, being with a deeply unhappy, anxious or angry person is exhausting after a while. How do therapists do this year after year?

January 6, 2019

We’re told a mental illness is just like a physical illness. It isn’t true, and it isn’t helpful either.

July 28, 2018

The biggest Psychotherapy Conference in the world showcased what works — but also the myths that still drive the profession.

July 14, 2018

Sometimes it feels there’s no solution to our problems. But we don’t have to solve those problems in order to feel better.

July 7, 2018

Seeing a psychotherapist for the first time can be intimidating, especially if you don’t know what to expect or how it works.

June 30, 2018

We’re told that emotional problems aren’t our fault because our brain chemistry is simply out of whack. The first part of that message is helpful. The second part is damaging.

May 6, 2018

Mental illness is becoming more and more common. Or is it?

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

October 23, 2017

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