LOCATIONS: CENTRAL & STANLEY
PATIENT AGE RANGE: CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, ADULTS & SENIORS
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, portuguese
Marcela is a Psychotherapist with a background in psychology as well as education. She has higher degrees in both psychology and special education, and possesses a wealth of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her work history spans across private practices, health institutions, and international schools. She moved to Hong Kong from Paris, France, two years ago to work at Hong Kong International School before transitioning to Central and Stanley Wellness.
By providing a safe, affectionate, and non-judgmental space, Marcela helps patients develop a better understanding of their behavior, build resilience, and draw upon their strengths and internal resources. Her unique ability to forge authentic bonds with her patients empowers them to look deeply within and make meaningful changes in their lives.
Marcela also specializes in anxiety and ADHD and provides individualized strategies and skill building tools to help patients cope with symptoms that often make everyday life overwhelming, especially in a work environment or school setting. Through engaging in this collaborative process, patients gain control of both their emotions and behavior, ultimately tapping into their full potential.
Marcela’s areas of expertise are:
- Learning difficulties
- Teen issues
- Communication and relationship issues
- Peer pressure, bullying and trauma
- Life transitions
- Anxiety, depression and mood disorders
- Stress and anger management
- Substance abuse
- Sexual issues