Dr YU Lai Hang, James (俞勵恒博士)
BA (Rutgers University)
MA (Duquesne University)
PhD (Duquesne University)

Assistant Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Tel : (852) 3963 5136


Dr YU joined the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong in September 2019. He is a professional and academic in clinical psychology. His research interests include evidence-based practice in mental health, psychoanalysis, humanistic psychology, phenomenology, and case studies in counselling and psychotherapy.

Selected ArticlesSelected Books / ChaptersResearch Project / GrantsAward
TopSelected Articles
Yu, J. (2018). Phenomenology in Clinical Practice: From Presenting Problems to Case Formulation. Australian Counselling Research Journal, 12(2), 1-4. Okpych, N., & Yu, JLH (2014).? Rhyme and Reason of Practice Paradigms. Social Service Review, 88(2), 217-233. Okpych, N., & Yu, JLH (2014). A Historical Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work: The Unfinished Journey toward an Empirically Grounded Profession. Social Service Review, 88(1), 3-58. Yu, JLH (2010).? Human science and indigenous psychology: A reflection on diagnosis and psychological assessment.? Asian Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 1 (2), 140-153.
TopSelected Books / Chapters
Yu, JLH. & Okpych, N. (2013).? A global perspective on the current state of abnormal psychology.? In T. Plante (ed.) Abnormal Psychology Across the Ages.? Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.
TopResearch Project / Grants
Co-Investigator, ‘Phenomenology: A Multidisciplinary Dialogue’ (Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/H01/16), Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS), RGC Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, Award: HK $268,510 (12 months).
TopAward
2015 The Best Paper of the Year Award, Social Service Review (ISSN: 0037-7961).