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David Lui

Psychologist | Telehealth Therapist

  • Master of Clinical Psychology, University of Sydney

  • Master of Arts in Guidance & Counselling, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology (CUHK)

I am a firm believer in the potential of all human beings to live more fulfilling, values-driven lives by cultivating new skills, behaviours, and ways of thinking.

 

Drawing from numerous therapeutic approaches, I seek to provide clients with the most appropriate evidence-based treatment for their individual needs.

 

In my practice I strive to help clients feel safe and supported in sharing their concerns, their stories, and their personal goals. Furthermore, I am committed to forming a therapeutic relationship with clients toward greater self-awareness, healing and growth.  

Clinical approach

  • CBT, ACT, DBT

  • Works primarily with adults and adolescents

  • Warm and empathic, with a solutions-oriented approach

  • Dedicated to providing effective, evidence- based psychological treatment to youth and adults from diverse backgrounds.

  • A balance between deeper core work and practical strategies. 

Experience

  • Delivery of individually tailored, evidence-based treatments in community mental health, sub-acute inpatient hospital settings, child and family behavioural interventions, and university clinics.

  • Experience working with a variety of mental health difficulties such as anxiety, stress, depression, low mood, procrastination, perfectionism, body image, self-esteem, substance use, adjustment, parenting, and interpersonal/relationship issues, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Masters Dissertation validated a PTSD screening tool for refugee paediatric populations.  

Issues

  • Anxiety, panic, phobias, stress, and worry  

  • Depression and low mood

  • Emotion regulation difficulties

  • Unhelpful and catastrophic thinking

  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties

  • Friendship and social issues

  • Family, parenting, and attachment issues

  • Self-esteem and confidence issues

  • Body image problems

  • Work and academic difficulties

  • Perfectionism, motivation, time-management

  • Perinatal and post-partum anxiety and depression

  • Grief and loss  

Please note, David conducts therapy predominantly via telehealth (video) call only.

He has occasional in-person appointments available.