Chick, Kin Ying (Jess)
Registered Art Psychotherapist (UK), HCPC & BAAT,
BA in Social Work, Registered Social worker,
Master of Science in Art Therapy
Ms. Kin Ying Chick, Jess is a registered art therapist (UK) and a registered social worker. In 2005, she completed a master's program in art therapy in the UK, After returning to Hong Kong, she has worked as a full-time art therapist at a rehabilitation complex for people with mental illness and intellectual disability for five years. Since 2011, she started to work with different social service agencies in different projects. She has worked with people who have autism, dementia, long-term illness, substance abuse problem and children or teenagers with SEN and emotional problem. Services include parent group, personal growth groups or workshop, stress management program, social workers’ training, training workshops, community exhibitions, etc. From 2015, she has been a part-time instructor at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at CUHK. In recent years, she has developed her special interest in combing art therapy and spiritual direction. Besides, she has been exploring how to integrate Chinese calligraphy as a therapeutic tool into art therapy service. In 2017, she starts to run her own healing art studio for training, and developing spiritual work in art therapy.