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.

August 4, 2019

Even if others tell us we’re being overprotective of our children, it’s difficult to change. But the key to doing things differently is to think differently.

July 20, 2019

We may mock helicopter parents, but most of us are guilty of it to some degree. Here’s why it’s hard to let our children fail.

June 8, 2019

Most parents struggle with their children over academics. Here's how one mother solved that problem.

November 17, 2018

When you ask your loved one to change, there’s usually at least a hint of criticism in the request. Removing that criticism can make a world of difference.

September 8, 2018

How babies and toddlers first experience their world can make a big difference. The psychology of attachment explains why.

May 27, 2018

Do you feel you’re responsible for everything in your relationship? Or are you on the other side, feeling that your partner takes over? This over/under functioning dynamic needs to be addressed.

May 13, 2018

When our children struggle, it’s hard for us to be happy. But putting it all in perspective helps.

March 18, 2018

Do we build our children’s self esteem by pushing for achievements, or by praising their achievements? There’s a third way.

February 25, 2018

We judge others for their laziness, timidity, inefficiency and lack of determination. But something called Learned Helplessness can be a better explanation.

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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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