Lam Yee Tik

Country: Hong Kong
Sector: Higher Education
Job title: Clinical Psychology Trainee
Subject of study: Applied Psychology
Year of graduation: 2017
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

HKU

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I’ve been working in different fields, such as NGO, real estates and research. I have received my master in counselling in 2021 and currently I’m working on my master in clinical psychology.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I love psychotherapies. I wish i could use my professional knowledge to help others.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

BPS and HKPS.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Clinical placement in NHS.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

Work-life balance. Lovely and modern facilities.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Great reputation.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Listening and patience.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Do study in year 1 if you would like to further study. But remember to enjoy the most of it, such as joining societies and spending time with friend!

What are your plans for the future?

Being a clinical psychologist and found my own clinic.

 

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