Professor LEUNG Yiu-kin Freedom, Dean of Students Print friendly version
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Prof. Freedom Y.K. Leung

Professor LEUNG Yiu-kin Freedom, Dean of Students

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Biography

Professor Freedom Y.K. Leung obtained both of his Bachelor degree in Psychology and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1993 and is currently an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology. In 2004/2005, he won The Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award and the Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award.

Professor Leung’s research interests include adult psychopathology, personality disorders, and Mindfulness Therapy. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and its Clinical Division, and Hong Kong Psychological Society and its Clinical Division. Professor Leung had served in different capacities in Hong Kong Psychological Society including Honorary Treasurer, Vice-President and President throughout 1994 to1997. During 1998 to 2000, he was the Founding Editor of Journal of Psychology in Chinese Society.

Professor Leung has also devoted much time in serving the community. He was a member of the Consultation Committee Against Gambling, Education Manpower Bureau; the Honorary Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Association of Hong Kong; the Honorary Lecturer, Hong Kong College of Psychiatry; and the Honorary Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Hong Kong Methodist Social Service Centre. Since 2006, he has been the Honorary Consulting Clinical Psychologist of Po Leung Kuk Educational Psychology Unit.

In addition, Professor Leung has provided consultancy services and conducted stress management workshops for senior government officers in various disciplinary departments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. He also served as the Honorary Programme Consultant for multiple television series on mental health and psychopathology produced by Radio and Television Hong Kong.

Professor Leung has been active in serving Shaw College. He had been Departmental Coordinator and member of Student Affairs Committee, Student Hostel Management Committee, Scholarship Committee, etc. He is also an active badminton player and captain of Shaw College Staff Badminton Team. Professor Leung assumed the role of the Dean of Students of Shaw College on 1 August 2009.