Ms. Carol Au Yang – Therapist (Child and Youth)

Biography

Carol has served in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Team and Early Assessment Service for Young People with Early Psychosis Centre of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. She worked closely with child and adolescent from diverse backgrounds, including those with autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit / hyperactive disorder, childhood emotional and behavioural problems such as oppositional defiant disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders, and other mental disorders. She is particularly concerned about the difficulties and stresses faced by child and adolescent in their development, academic and social aspects, and is committed to promoting mental health in the community.

Carol is also a certified group leader of PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills), Mental Health First Aid course instructor, Youth Mental Health First Aid course instructor, Certified Zentangle Teacher (US CZT30) and Certified Pastel Nagomi Art Teacher of the Japan Pastel Hope Art Association.

Related training in mindfulness:

    2016 8-weeks MBSR course
    2017 Teacher training of children mindfulness course “Mindfulness Matters” of the Academy for Mindful Teaching
    2019 Teacher training of MYmind (Mindfulness training for Adolescents with ADHD & ASD and their parents)

Carol specializes in providing individual counselling and group training, e.g. social skills training, emotional management, stress management, mindfulness training, Zentangle and Japan Pastel Nagomi Art. She also provides professional training, support and consultation services to schools or institutions as needed.