Online Advising

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Online EMDR

“The past affects the present even without our being aware of it.”

– Francine Shapiro

About Dr. Monica

 

I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Hong Kong based in Orange County, California.  I offer online therapy services for those based in Hong Kong and online advising services elsewhere.  I help those who have been through trauma, abuse, divorce and loss to recover and heal.

Latest Blog Articles

Leaning into The Good Stuff

Leaning into The Good Stuff

When Andrew was little, he would often try his best to get his parent's attention.  He would joke, perform, clean, get good grades, and do anything else that he thought would make his parents see him.  Andrew was too young at the time to realize that his parents were...

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Fear and Control

Fear and Control

Brianne couldn't sleep.  Her mind was replaying her week at work.  Her new supervisor had excluded her from meetings, spread rumors behind her back and often made devaluing comments to her.   Brianne started to replay the conversations they had had together.  Was I...

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You are More than Your IQ

You are More than Your IQ

Ricky struggled in school for most of his life.  In primary school, he would battle to focus on what the teacher was saying; he felt like homework was boring. His parents would often be disappointed when he would bring home his report card.  Ricky felt his confidence...

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Why I Can’t Just Get Over It

Why I Can’t Just Get Over It

Lori grew up with nice clothes, in a beautiful home and had all of her physical needs met.  When Lori was a small child, she was told repeatedly by her parents that she was stupid and that she would never amount to much.  She was neglected, shouted at and devalued to...

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