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In the beginning of the new academic year, counsellors of Counselling and Wellness Section (CWS) of the Student Affairs Office (SAO) have prepared you various workshops and support groups that facilitate your intra-personal and inter-personal growth. You may also feel empowered, insightful, and be more aware of who you are!

Take a look at the workshops and support group we offer and go ahead to register for those that sound interesting to you as below:

Round 2: Registration is available NOW!

Round 3 (15/10-12/11): Registration will be opened in early-October, please stay tuned!

Course details - Round 2

Quick tips to calm your emotions

1. To understand how our brain and emotions work

2. To understand three types of core emotions

3. To learn skills to make peace with your overwhelming emotions

Class 1: 5/10 (Mon)

Time: 11:00-13:00

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung, Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

Class 2: 12/10 (Mon)

Time: 11:00-13:00

Language: English

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung, Counsellor

Registration Link

 

 

Experience Peace of Mind with “Mindfulness”

 

To introduce and practice of mindfulness

Class 1: 6/10, 13/10 (Tue)

Time: 14:30-16:30

Language: English

Instructor: Ms. Nancy Chong, Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

Personality Dimensions® - Journey to Self-understanding

Enhance self-understanding on strength, weakness and core needs

Class 1: 9/10 (Fri)

Time: 15:00-17:00

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Wing Fung, Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

Coping with loss

1. Enhance your self-understanding

2. Understand grief reactions

3. Learn the lessons in the loss

Class 1: 7/10, 14/10 (Wed)

Time: 14:30-17:30

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Cynthia Cheng, Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

Understanding our dreams

1. To understand images/symbols of the dreams

2. To make-sense our dreams

Class 1: 8/10, 15/10 (Thu)

Time: 12:30-14:30

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Dr. Sharon Wong, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

Living with a positive life

1. To cultivate the sense of happiness and well-being

2. To build and maintain healthy and positive relationships with self

3. To enhance resilience

Class 1: 13/10, 20/10 (Tue)

Time: 10:30-12:30

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Trista Chow, Associate Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

What is Happiness (何謂快樂人生?)

o Origin of Positive Psychology

What is Authentic Happiness?

Myths of Happiness

Scale your Happiness

a. The Pleasant Life (Positive Emotion)

b. The Good / Engaged Life

c. The Meaningful Life

 

Class 1: 14/10 (Wed)

Time: 15:00-17:00

Language: English

Instructor: Ms. Salina Chan, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

 

Relationship Reconnected

To introduce some communication strategies to facilitate relationships reconnected

Class 1: 14/10, 21/10 (Wed)

Time: 18:30-20:30

Language: English

Instructor: Mr. Merv Mok, Associate Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 


Important notes:

  1. The enrolment of workshops and/or groups will be closed 5 days before it starts.
  2. The workshops and groups will be conducted on the Blackboard. To facilitate in-class practicing, students MUST use a computer equipped with webcam and microphone when attending classes.
  3. For other “points to note”, please click this link.

Course details - Round 1 (15/9-7/10)

 

Surfing the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic as an international student

To provide support especially for international students who might be restricted in accessing counselling services

Class 1: 15/9, 22/9, 29/9, 6/10 (Tue)

Time: 12:00-13:30

Language: English

Instructor: Dr. Ruth Wong, Counsellor

Registration Link

 
 

Class 2: 16/9, 23/9, 30/9, 7/10 (Wed)

Time: 12:00-13:30

Language: English

Instructor: Dr. Ruth Wong, Counsellor

Registration Link

 

 

BOUNCE back from Adversity

To learn about the concept of Resilience and 6 ways to build up your Resilience through games, inspirational videos, mindful breathing practices and story-telling, etc.

Class 1: 21/9, 28/9 (Mon)

Time: 11:00-12:30

Language: English

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung, Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]

 

Class 2: 23/9, 30/9 (Wed)

Time: 11:00-12:30

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung, Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]

 

Managing your time for Effective Learning

1. Understand time management

2. Explore common time wasters

3. Review your present time management

4. Introduce classic principles of time control

5. Time-saving tips

Class 1: 22/9 (Tue)

Time: 15:00-17:00

Language: English

Instructor: Ms. Salina Chan, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]

 

Class 2: 29/9 (Tue)

Time: 15:00-17:00

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Salina Chan, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]

 

Are You A PERFECTIONIST?

1. To clarify if you have perfectionistic tendency

2. To understand perfectionistic characteristics

3. To explore the way out for being a perfectionist

Class 1: 22/9 (Tue)

Time: 12:30-14:30

Language: Cantonese

Instructor: Dr. Sharon Wong, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]

 

Class 2: 24/9 (Thu)

Time: 12:30-14:30

Language: English

Instructor: Dr. Sharon Wong, Senior Counsellor

Registration Link [FULL]


Important notes:

  1. The enrolment of workshops and/or groups will be closed 5 days before it starts.
  2. The workshops and groups will be conducted on the Blackboard. To facilitate in-class practicing, students MUST use a computer equipped with webcam and microphone when attending classes.
  3. For other “points to note”, please click this link.

Psychoeducational E-materials

The series of psychoeducational e-materials aims to provide education and information about foundational mental health knowledge to the PolyU community. The e-materials cover topics of emotion management, stress management, interpersonal communication, positive thinking skills, and tips on enhancing psychological wellness.  Each e-workshop video is narrated in English with an approximate duration of less than 20 minutes. Please give us some feedback by completing the questionnaire with the QR code below after going through the e-materials.

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Experience Peace of Mind with Mindfulness

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Self-care Tips Facing Novel Coronavirus

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