Pre-Conference Workshop

Ms Elsie Lam

Ms Elsie Lam is a Registered Social Worker, Certified Emotion-Focused Therapist (Individual Therapy), Training Facilitator (Individual Therapy), Intermediate Level Practitioner in Emotion-Focused Couple Therapy. She has been trained and supervised under Professor Greenberg since 2007.

Ms Lam took Gerontology as her elective subject during her university study. After graduated, she worked as a caseworker in the Pelletier Hall. She was the first full-time Chinese counsellor in the Resource (which was formerly known as' Marriage and Personal Counselling Service). Then, she worked as Part-time Fieldwork Instructor in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City University of Hong Kong for more than 20 years. During this period, she supervised social work placement students in various elderly settings and organizations in Hong Kong.

Ms Lam is currently working in private practice. She established Elsie Lam Counselling Centre in 2006 and applied Emotion-Focused Therapy as her core therapeutic approach in working with different Chinese population including the elderly people. During these years, she conducted various clinical supervisions and staff development programs in EFT for various local social service organizations on elderly service, youth service, family service and rehabilitative service.

*Presenters are introduced according to the chronological order of presentation.