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 2, 2019

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

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.

May 30, 2019

The word “control” has a negative connotation. But if we don’t have control over our lives, it’s hard to be happy.

April 13, 2019

We’re taught to pursue happiness by putting our own needs first. But strange as it might seem, we’re happier when we sacrifice our own needs for those of a higher purpose.

March 16, 2019

Maybe depression has less to do a chemical imbalance, and more to do with an imbalance in our social connections, our work and our values.

March 2, 2019

Doing favors for others can make you like them more. Asking for favors can make others like you more. Here’s how that works — and why you should do it.

January 20, 2019

As children, we’re often told we shouldn’t be angry or jealous or hateful. And as adults, we tell ourselves the same thing — and feel bad when we can’t stop.

October 13, 2018

Life is full of disappointments. But a change of mindset can take the sting away.

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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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