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1996 …2023

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Chinese Name

吳日嵐

Biography

Prof. Petrus Ng received his Honours Diploma in Social Work and BA (Distinction) from the Hong Kong Baptist University, MA and Ph.D. from University of Essex, UK and PsyD (clinical psychology) from California School of Professional Psychology, AIU, US (Hong Kong program, CityU). A social worker with clinical training, he has been Head and now Associate Head of the Department of Social Work at Hong Kong Baptist University Department. He teaches courses that include social work theory and practice in group work, psychiatric rehabilitation, and mental disorders, crisis intervention and holistic mental health and cognitive behavioral therapy. Prof. Ng has also trained as a family therapist with Yang Ackerman Institute for the Family. He has been certified as a qualified cognitive therapist by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, USA, since 2006. He started to use EMDR in his practice with people suffering from anxiety disorder, depression and PTSD after EMDR training in 2002 and has involved in EMDR training since 2014. Prof. Ng has served as the President of Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association since 2018. His research focuses on psychiatric rehabilitation, mental health counseling and group work, and whole-person development, and has publications and book chapters in high ranking international journals and refereed books.

Research Interests

Professor Ng's research focuses on psychiatric rehabilitation, mental health counseling and group work, and whole-person development, and has publications and book chapters in high ranking international journals and refereed books.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

Keywords

  • HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Mental Health
  • Group Work and Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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