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Agnes Choi 蔡兆欣

Certified Therapist

Agnes is a senior therapist and social worker who has provided counseling services in kindergarten, primary, secondary, and tertiary education settings for children and adolescents. She frequently provides training and professional development for special needs students, teachers, social workers, and frontline workers. She also has many years of experience in case supervision and service management. Agnes has worked as a practicum social work supervisor in university, guest speaker, and workshop presenter. Agnes is a certified trainer of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and therapist in Hong Kong, and has assisted over 400 parent-child pairs in completing parent-child counseling. She is also one of the researchers for local PCIT and research has shown good results in Hong Kong. In couples counseling, Agnes mainly uses the Gottman Method Couple Therapy. She also provides sexual therapy for couples, partners, single individuals, or cancer survivors, and provides sexual guidance as needed. Agnes was trained by University of Florida Professors Sheila Eyberg and Cheryl McNeil, and is a PCIT International certified trainer who can provide certification therapist training for Hong Kong counselors. In addition, Agnes has also studied other therapies, such as Trish Purnell-Webb's Gottman Method Couple Therapy in Australia, Dr. Sophie Havighurst's Tuning in to Kids™ Emotional Intelligence Parenting in Australia, Dr. Monica Fitzgerald's Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the United States, Carolyn Webster-Startton's Incredible Years, and Dr. Gina Gomez de la Cuesta's Lego Therapy in the United Kingdom. She has also published papers in international journals.

Backgrounds

Qualifications

  • Certified Therapist & WAT Trainer of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

  • Certified Sex Therapist

  • Professional Member of The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)

  • Registered Social Worker

  • Lego-based Therapist

  • Practitioner of Gottman Method Couple Therapy 

  • Practitioner of Tuning into Kids/ Tuning into Teens

  • Practitioner of Incredible Years 

  • Practitioner of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Facilitator of Holyoake® Drum Beat

Language

​​Cantonese, Mandarin, English

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