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Dr CHOW Lai Yin (known as Dickson for most people) is a specialist psychiatrist working in a public hospital in Hong Kong. He graduated from a medical school and was trained in Psychiatry in Hong Kong. Ever since his days as a trainee, he has been having a keen interest in psychotherapy as an effective modality to help people. He was trained in various disciplines of psychotherapy yet his main interests remain in psychodynamic psychotherapy and family therapy. Apart from his basic medical degree, Dr CHOW earned a Graduate Diploma in Child Psychotherapy Studies from the Monash University and a Master of Health Sciences in Sexual Health from the University of Sydney. Dr CHOW is fellows of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK), the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Psychiatry). He is also a fellow and faculty member of the Asian Academy of Family Therapy.

Important Appointments

  • Psychotherapy Trainer, The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists

  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Honorary), Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

publications

  • Chow, L.Y., Kam, W.K., Cheng, V., Lee, W.Y. (2021). The Impact of Unresolved Parental Conflict on Patients with Psychiatric Problems: A Clinical Observation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. doi:10.1002/anzf.1469\

  • Chow, K.K.W., Chan, O., Yu, M.W.M., Lo, C.S.L., Tang, D.Y.Y., Chow, D.L.Y., Siu, B.W.M., & Cheung, E.F.C. (2018). Prevalence and screening of mental illness among remand prisoners in Hong Kong. East Asian Arch Psychiatry, 28(4), 134-138.

  • Wong, H.M. & Chow, L.Y. (2011). Borderline personality disorder subscale (Chinese version) of the structured clinical interview for DSM-IV axis II personality disorders: a validation study in Cantonese-speaking Hong Kong Chinese. East Asian Arch of Psychiatry, 21(2), 52-57.

  • Lee, E., Chow, L.Y., & Leung, C.M. (2011). Metabolic profile of first and second generation antipsychotics among Chinese patients. Psychiatry Research, 185(3),456-458.

  • Wong, H.M., Leung, H.C., Chow, L.Y., Kam, W.K., & Tang, A.K. (2010). Prevalence of borderline personality disorder and its clinical correlates in Chinese patients with recent deliberate self-harm. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(6), 800-811.

  • Chow, L.Y., Lee, J.S., & Leung, C.M. (2010). Voluntary breath-holding leading to bilateral subconjunctival haemorrhaging in a patient with schizophrenia. Hong Kong Medical Journal, 16(3), 232.

  • Lau, P.W.L., Cheng, J.G.Y., Chow, D.L.Y., Ungvari, G.S., & Leung, C.M. (2009). Acute psychiatric disorders in foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong: a pilot study.  International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 55 (6), 569-576.

  • Chow, L.Y., Kam, W.K., Leung, C.M. (2007). Attitudes of healthcare professionals towards psychiatric patients in a general hospital in Hong Kong. Journal of Psychiatry, 17(1), 3-9

CHOW Lai-Yin Dickson, MBChB (CUHK), FRCPsych

AAFT Vice President
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Dr. Dickson Chow is a specialist psychiatrist working in a public hospital in Hong Kong. He is Vice-President of AAFT, in addition to being a Fellow and Faculty Member 

Dickson was trained in various disciplines of psychotherapy yet his main interests remain in psychodynamic psychotherapy and family therapy.