Dr. WAN Pauline

Dr. Pauline WAN is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and has 25 years of experiences in community-based rehabilitation services and mental health care services in Hong Kong. She is specialized in chronic illness rehabilitation, mental health recovery, hypnotherapy, couple counseling and family intervention. She has strong clinical experience with evidence-based practice in individual- and group-based hypnotherapy and psychosomatic syndromes, especially on irritable bowel syndrome. Pauline received her MSS (Social Work) and PhD from The University of Hong Kong. She is also an authorized hypnotherapy instructor since 2005 (completed the advance and master level training by Dr. ZEIG, Jeffery, Director of Milton H. Erickson Foundation). Her research interests include mental health recovery, psychosomatic symptoms and hypnotherapy, family and children with chronic illness, patient empowerment, and service user involvement, collaborative and participatory research as well. In the past 10 years, Pauline has wide experiences in clinical supervision projects on hypnotherapy with integration of family intervention for health care professionals. Apart from teaching, she serves to devote her clinical expertise in the Jockey Club End-of- Life Community Care (JCECC) project. She is currently a voluntary committee member of the Hong Kong Asthma Society to support the development of self help organization.

  • Room no. CJT - 548
  • E: wanyp@hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39715586
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Curriculum Vitae

Wan, Y.P. (2017). Hypnotherapy for Persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong. Unpublished dissertation.
尹婉萍,古詠思 (2018),自我放鬆,香港 : 賽馬會安寧頌
尹婉萍 (2009),催眠治療與腸胃焦慮症的認識調查報告,香港 : 香港復康會
Ng, S.M., Li, A.T.M., Lou, W.Q., Tso, F., Wan,Y.P., Chan, F.Y., (2007) Incorporating family therapy into asthma group intervention: a randomized waitlist-controlled trial, Family Process.
Paper and Oral Presentation (2007) Hypnotherapy and psychotherapy for persons with insomnia: a reflection of clinical experience in 2007 World Mental Health Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health
Paper and Oral Presentation (2010) A pilot study of integrative hypnotherapy for depression with insomnia in International Conference on Promoting Chronic Care 2010
Paper and Oral Presentation (2010) Hypnotherapy and Counseling for Pain Management in International Conference on Promoting Chronic Care 2010
Ng, S. M., Fong, T. C. T., & Wan, P. Y. P. (2011, May 5-7). Integrative hypnotherapy for depression with insomnia: a 37-case cohort study. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on TCM Psychology, Beijing
Advisory committee, the Hong Kong Asthma Society
Consultant, Dr. Kelvin Tang Counselling and Hypnotherapy Centre