Dr. Tat-Ying Wong

Specialty

General/Family Practitioner

Interests

Dr. Tat-Ying Wong has extensive experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, self-esteem and stress. His special interests include cognitive behavoral therapy, premarital counselling, couple therapy, emotionally focused therapy, EMDR, family therapy, vocational counselling, families in ministry, cultural contextualization of family therapy to Chinese families, family therapy related to medical problems and training and supervision of lay and professional counsellors.  Dr. Wong uses group therapy for both prevention and intervention. He runs groups on a regular bases for individuals, couples and parents. He has developed an extensive and comprehensive series of psychoeducational resources in both Cantonese and Mandarin with series of courses on self esteem, managing emotions, EQ, couple relationship and parenting. He has also produced many DVDs in Cantonese and Mandarin on topics such as depression, stress, parenting, special needs children, fathers, mothers, adolescents, and N-Generation.

Resumé

Dr. Tat-Ying Wong graduated with his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Toronto and completed his post graduate training at St. Michael's Hospital. He also has a Masters of Theological Studies degree focusing on individual counselling and a Masters of Divinity degree in counselling focusing on marital and family therapy from Tyndale University. He has also undertaken postgraduate training in marital, family and sexual therapy at the University of Toronto and supervision of marriage and family therapy at the University of Guelph. He is a registered marriage and family therapist in Ontario and a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of OAMFT and AAMFT.  Dr. Wong is also the only Cantonese speaking certified EFT therapist and supervisor. He is also trained in EMDR level I and II and in group crisis intervention.  Dr. Wong is available for conducting individual, couple and family therapy only in a team setting. He has extensive experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, self-esteem and stress. His special interests include premarital counselling, vocational counselling, families in ministry, cultural contextualization of family therapy to Chinese families, family therapy related to medical problems and training and supervision of lay and professional counsellors. He is also a Clinical Supervisor in the Masters level Marriage and Family Program at Tyndale Seminary and Counselling Skills Training Program in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wong is involved in psychoeducation and regularly leads groups for individuals on self esteem, managing emotions, marraige enrichment groups for couples and parent training and support groups. He is a regular speaker for Chinese television and radio stations, community groups and faith organizations.

Languages spoken

English, Cantonese

Other information

Dr. Wong is affiliated with Humber River Regional Hospital.