Chan, Siu Mei (May)
Registered Art Psychotherapist (UK), HCPC & BAAT
BAAT Approved Supervisor
Certified Trauma Practitioner (US)
Registered Social worker
MA in Art Psychotherapy,
BA & MA in Social Work,
CHAN Siu Mei, May (MA Art Psychotherapy, BA & MA in Social Work), is an art psychotherapist and BAAT approved supervisor, Certified Trauma Practitioner (The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children). Her primary training was completed in Hong Kong in social work and had been working as a social worker in the Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong from 1993-2006. May is registered with the British Health Professional Council following further post graduate clinical training at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2006-2008. Whist at Goldsmiths she specialized in working with children and adults with a variety of learning and emotional problems. May is now working clinically in the Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong as an art psychotherapist for children and adolescents with emotional and mental health difficulties especially those have experienced traumatic events in their life time. May has also run groups for different target groups such as gay adolescents; children with post-traumatic stress disorder, children with depressions parents, children living in small group homes and children with drugs abuse parents and teachers’ growth group.
May is the former Treasurer and Vice President of the Hong Kong association of Art Therapists (2009-1015). Her most recent edited books were “Art Therapy in Asia: To the Bone or wrapped in Silk” (2012) and “Walking through the traumatic days together” (2015).