Course objectives

This one-year course is designed for human service professionals who are interested in acquiring hands-on clinical practice in family therapy. Family cases, live or taped, will be used extensively as a platform for participants to acquire the relevant concepts and theories, walk through the therapeutic process, identify the movements necessary to produce change in family, and organize the multitude of ways to conceptualize and intervene in family relational problems.

Course Highlights

•   Multi-disciplinary intensive training with live families

•   Ample opportunities to watch seasoned therapists in action at our Evening Clinic, Live Case Demonstration,             and other clinical activities

•   Tailor-made training based on the participant’s level of expertise and experience

•   Additional one-day workshop at the end of the course for participants to review their progress*

*Date to be announced later 


Certificate of Completion

The course is run on a yearly basis and begins with a one-day workshop held at AAFT on 21 September 2019. Participants with at least 80% attendance record will receive a certificate issued by AAFT upon course completion. Participants can extend the training and those who have completed the three-year training will receive a special certificate. Graduates with satisfactory performance may be eligible for Fellow membership at AAFT. They may also be invited to join the AAFT “Train the Trainer” program.

Course Evaluation

Participants will receive on-going feedback throughout the clinical practice from a designated mentor. They are expected to produce a video or self-reflection to demonstrate their learning at the end of their study.

Course fee

HK$33,000 (HK$31,500 for Members of the AAFT)



Lecture Hall, 5/F, Tsan Yuk Hospital, 30 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, H.K.



There will be a one-day workshop held at AAFT on 21 September 2019, 10am to 5pm

Classes will be started every Thursday (6:30 pm– 9:30pm) from October 2019 to May 2020.


Course Trainers

Principal trainer: Wai-Yung Lee, Ph.D., Clinical Director of Asian Academy of Family Therapy

Additional trainers: Faculty members of Asian Academy of Family Therapy



Please complete and return the attached application form with your CV (applicable to new applicants) to: Asian Academy of Family Therapy Limited, 6/F, Tsan Yuk Hospital, 30 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. We will arrange an interview for qualified applicants and successful applicants will be notified once the application is approved.


Deadline: 6 Sept 2019


Course Cancellation

Asian Academy of Family Therapy reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule the course with full or partial refunds when and where appropriate. After enrolling in the course, requests for refunds must be in written form and submitted to Asian Academy of Family Therapy. A cancellation fee of 20% of the course fee will be imposed. Requests for course withdrawal must be submitted no later than 14 days prior to the commencement of the course.



Please kindly contact us at 2859-5300 or via email at

Click here to view the application form in pdf format

Asian Academy of family therapy

5/F, Tsan Yuk Hospital, 30 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

Tel.: (852) 2859 5300 | Fax: (852) 2559 1813



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