About Us

Our objective is to promote hypnotherapy as a tool for relief of sickness, physical and mental suffering and promotion of health for the benefit of the Hong Kong community

Our aims are:

  1. Set and elevate the standards in the hypnotherapy profession.
  2. Maintain a register of hypnotherapists who can demonstrate the competence and ethics necessary to provide the public with quality hypnosis services.
  3. Improve the knowledge and skills of all interested members of the public including hypnotherapists in Hong Kong by providing seminars, meetings and workshops.
  4. Support the mental health of the Hong Kong community.
  5. Educate the public about the many benefits of hypnotherapy in the mental health and medical field.
  6. Handle the complaints related to members of the Hong Kong Hypnotherapy Association.

The Founding Members

Hong Kong Hypnotherapy Association HowardMan

Howard Man

Howard is currently the Head of Asian Equity Capital Markets at Schonfeld Strategic Advisors in Hong Kong.  Schonfeld is a global multi-strategy asset management firm with AUM in excess of US$14bn. Prior to Schonfeld, Howard worked at Point72 Asset Management in several roles, culminating in his capacity as Head of Asia-Pacific Equities.

Hong Kong Hypnotherapy Association Christine Deschemin

Christine Deschemin

Christine Deschemin is a certified clinical hypnotherapist trained in France and the U.S. She is the founder of the Renewed Edge Counselling & Hypnotherapy Centre and UpNow Health, a digital therapeutics firm focused on self-management programs for better physical and mental health. Her mission is to help people achieve better health and peak performance.

Hong Kong Hypnotherapy Association Patricia Ho

Patricia Ho

A Hong Kong based public interest lawyer, Patricia is also the founder of the Hong Kong Dignity Institute, a non-profit aimed at protecting the rights of marginalized groups, including refugees. She is trained in Mental Health Interventions for refugees.

Hong Kong Hypnotherapy Association Sky Siu

Sky Siu

Sky is the Executive Director of KELY Support Group, a non-profit whose mission is to equip young people in Hong Kong with the opportunities, skills, and knowledge to reach their potential. Sky is passionate about the mental health and wellbeing of young people and believes in making evidence-based interventions and support readily available to young people.