Prof. Terry LUM
Dr. Gloria WONG
Dr. Gloria Wong is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, where she has received her Psychology and Psychiatry training. Dr Wong’s work focuses on mental health services for older persons, young people, as well as services for specific conditions such as and dementia. A key theme in her work is early intervention and prevention. She has led and is leading multiple large-scale mental health service evaluation research commissioned by the government and NGOs, including integrated care and stepped care model services that involve cross-sectoral collaboration. Many of these studies have led to scaling up or ‘regularisation’ of the service. Over 1,000 professionals (social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing, speech therapy) have been trained on mental health care through her knowledge exchange activities.
Ms. Kwok Wai Wai
Ms. Wai Wai Kwok obtained her Master’s in Clinical Psychology in the University of Melbourne. As a clinical psychologist, she is passionate in working with older adults, especially those who suffer from mental health issues and chronic pain. She is also interested in practicing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Wai Wai enjoys nature, times with friends and family, and trying new things.
Dr. Bridget LIU
Mr. Raymond CHAN
Senior Social Worker and Training Officer
Ms. Angie SHUM
Clinical Psychologist and Training Officer
Ms. Stella WONG
SOCIAL WORKER AND TRAINING OFFICER
Stella is a registered social worker. She has served in different settings, including hostels, schools, family and elderly centers. She is also experienced in volunteer training, development and management. She believes continuous participation in the community is the key in maintaining elderly’s physical, mental, social and spiritual health.
Mr. Bowen CHEUNG
Public Education Officer
Ms Coco LEE
Coco has strong background in media production. She mainly supports public awareness matters in JoyAge and create supporting materials which is suitable to older adults, aiming to raise older adult mental health literacy among the general public and to promote older adult mental health wellbeing in the society.
Ms. Kammily CHEUNG
SENIOR PUBLICITY ASSISTANT
Kammily has worked in media field as a reporter, producer and anchor after graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University in Broadcast Journalism major. She is enthusiastic about promoting elderly mental wellness and eliminating prejudices towards mental health problems by utilizing her media relations experience.
Mr. Oscar CHAN
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Oscar is particularly interested in investigating mental health challenges in older adults. He strives to advocate successful aging, elderly mental wellness, and the importance of destigmatization by increasing public awareness and understanding.
Ms. Judy HE
SENIOR Research Assistant
Judy is passionate about promotion of mental wellness in older adults through research and clinical work. She also has research and clinical experience in online text-based counselling service.
Mr. Eric YIU
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Eric is particularly interested in investigating the mental health condition and depressive symptoms of older adults. He is also deeply committed to promoting elderly mental health and preventing elderly depression.
Mr. Hermes CHUANG
As a prospective social worker, Hermes is particularly interested in social determinants of mental health and working with people with mental health challenges. He strives to promote mental wellness and advocate on anti-stigmatization of mental illness.
Mr. Hotinpo Sky KANAGAWA
Ms. Jessica LEE
As a driven research assistant with Psychology major, Jessica aspires to contribute to psychology research and expand knowledge in the field in a hands-on manner. She is committed to being a member of community psychological services in Hong Kong.
Ms. Maggie LO
Maggie has gained valuable insights from her past experience and current study in social work. These have also fed her passion to progress and develop ongoing strategies to support and promote healthy ageing through enhancing the mental wellness of older adults.
Ms. Pik Ying CHAN
Pik Ying supports the administrative operations of the project.