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Episode 4: Psychological Trauma and Mental Health

Episode 4: Psychological Trauma and Mental Health

心理創傷 – 自療與治療

When facing an extremely stressful or hurtful event and our coping mechanism is overwhelmed, we may experience psychological trauma. The resulting emotional, physical, behavioural and cognitive reactions can range from being mild and short-lived to debilitating and chronic. In view of what the city has been through in the past year, I’d like to share with you some ideas on how to reduce the negative impact of trauma on our mental health.

一些令人感到極度震驚及傷痛的事情,可能為我們帶來不同程度的心理創傷,這時我們的身體及情緒等各方面都會出現一些反應,如果這些反應比較嚴重並且持續,便會影響我們的精神健康。有鑑於香港在過去一年所經歷的風風雨雨,我希望跟大家分享一下如何減輕創傷經驗對我們的負面影響。

Date / 日期: 2020-06-19
Time / 時間: 12:00noon (中午12點)
Language / 語言: Cantonese (廣東話)

Speaker:

Dr Frendi Li completed her Master’s training in clinical psychology with the University of Hong Kong, and obtained her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey, UK. She is a Registered Clinical Psychologist in Hong Kong, and a Registered Practitioner Psychologist of the UK. She has worked in the mental health field for many years, both in HK and the UK, before joining HKU. She believes in integrating psychological theories and research findings with clinical practice. Her research interests include psychological treatment efficacy, child abuse treatment and prevention, transdiagnostic vulnerability factors, as well as psychological intervention for psychotic illnesses. Dr. Li has kept an active clinical practice, and has been heavily involved in the training and supervision of other mental health professionals in addition to clinical psychology trainees.

HKU Psychology
2020-06-19T11:57:45+08:00

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