Stephen provides caring and confidential professional counselling services to a wide range of individual adult clients on a variety of issues including work-related stress, anxiety, depression, career dissatisfaction, relationship problems, anger management, low self-esteem and social anxiety. Stephen works equally well with men and women and has worked successfully with adults of all ages.
Stephen has a Masters degree in counselling from Monash University and a Postgraduate Certificate (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree) in psychology from the University of Hong Kong, as well as a first class Honours degree in chemistry from Imperial College, London. Between 2012 and 2013 Stephen completed a year-long training in Emotion-Focused Therapy studying under Professor Leslie Greenberg of York University, Toronto and he is currently enrolled at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich as a student in their Further Education Program in Analytical (Jungian) Psychology.
Prior to training in psychology and counselling, Stephen served as an officer in the Second Royal Tank Regiment of the British Army based in Germany, and then spent 18 years in investment, commercial and development banking, including 15 years based in the Asian region. Stephen's previous experience in these very different fields, and his own developmental journey, substantially informs and enhances his work with his counselling clients.
Stephen is a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) (Register no. 108454), an individual member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) and the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Clinical Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology (HKIAP).
As a Registered Member of BACP Stephen is bound by its Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and is subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the time being in force.