Ms HoiLam Tang
Registered Art Therapist (USA)
Ms Tang is a Registered Art Psychotherapist (USA), Counselor , Mixed Media Artist, and a Registered Yoga Teacher. She was former Executive Secretary and Newsletter Editor of Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists. For a decade, she has been an active practitioner that provides art therapy service and training for individuals and allied professionals in Hong Kong, the US, and several Asian countries.
Ms Tang works with a wide scope of populations. She extensively works with teens who suffer from anxiety, poor self-esteem, social phobia, depression, bipolar, trauma, eating disorders, suicidal and self-mutilating behaviors. In addition, She also serves SEN students, battered women from abusive relationship, adults of substances abuse, medical illness ,and mental distress, and elders with dementia.
Her practice consists of the use of verbal and non-verbal communication namely conventional art making, clay, felting, puppetry, photography, writing, found art, mask making, sand play, etc.
Ms Tang also presented in local and international conferences and provides lectures, professional trainings and supervisions locally and overseas. She also volunteered for local and international humanity organizations to provide humanity services and training for those who are facing adversity from natural disasters and social injustice issues.
Registered Art Therapist, #14-019, Art Therapy Credentials Board, USA
Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance USA
MS in Art Therapy, Eastern Virginia Medical School
BFA in Painting, Arcadia University
Hong Kong Association of Art Therapist
Executive Committee Member (2013-2019)
Executive Secretary (2016-2019)
Shifflett,C. & Tang, H. (2010). Felting with Family. In Vegges-Whites, S. & Davis, N.(Ed). Integrating the Creative Arts into Theory-Based Counseling Practice. New York: Springers.