Betty Lau, MA-MFT, RCC

Location: Richmond

Betty enjoys working with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship issues, social issues, school issues, personal goals coaching, parenting, and family challenges.

Having grown up in multiple cultures, Betty has a deep understanding of the struggles and challenges individuals and families may face in new environments and life stages. Betty believes in the inherent strengths that individuals and families possess, and the powerful effect such strengths can bring when clients are able to access them.

In her work with her clients, Betty aims to use a gentle, client-centred approach. She has experience in working with individuals, couples, families, and children and teenagers aged 3-18. Her therapeutic approach includes Attachment-based therapy, play therapy, Emotionally-focused therapy, Gottman method, and the Satir Change Model.

Betty also works as a counsellor at the Provincial Health Services Authority. Betty holds a B.Sc. degree from UBC and MAMFT degree from TWU. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor at British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Betty offers services in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Betty專長於幫助她的服務對象了解及處理包括焦慮、抑鬱、壓力管理、人際關係、社交、學校、個人目標和方向、育兒、和家庭挑戰等問題。

憑藉她在多個文化中成長和居住的經驗,Betty對人在新環境和生命階段面臨的挑戰有著深刻的理解。Betty相信每個人都擁有內在的力量,而當那個人能夠連繫並使用這些力量時,他/她便能處理並跨過所遇到的困難。接受心理咨詢/輔導是找到這些力量並解決挑戰的方法之一,而Betty熱衷於幫助她的服務對象找到屬於他/她的獨特方法。

在工作服務中,Betty採用溫和,以服務對象為中心的方法。她的經驗範圍包括服務個人、夫妻、家庭、3-18歲的兒童和青少年。她的治療方法包括基於依附理論的治療,遊戲治療,情緒取向治療(EFT),Gottman治療法和薩提爾模式 (Satir Model)。

除了在本診所外,Betty還擔任省衛生局的心理諮詢師/輔導員。Betty是UBC的生物和心理學理科學士,和TWU的家庭及婚姻治療碩士。她亦是BC省心理咨詢師/輔導員協會(BCACC)的註冊臨床心理咨詢師/輔導員。Betty能說粵語,普通話/國語,和英語。