Yap Hou Huai Gary， Clinical Psychologist
B. Psych (Hons) (HELP, Malaysia)
Master of Clin. Psych (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
Full Member (CP1-0187) – Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology
Hailing from Sandakan, Sabah, Gary Yap has developed a keen interest in psychology and mental health issues ever since he was 15 years old.
After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree of Psychology in HELP University, he volunteered at the Psychiatric Department of Duchess of Kent Hospital and worked as a para-counsellor at a private psychiatric clinic. He later completed his Master’s in Clinical Psychology at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. During his training in becoming a clinical psychologist, Gary was professionally trained at the Health Psychology Clinic, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; the Psychiatry Department, in Hospital Kajang; and the Psychiatry Department in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre.
Gary works with clients of various mental disorders including depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders (Autism, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disability), etc. He also provides psychological services for individuals and families who have challenges with anger management, school refusal, parenting challenges, and interpersonal conflict.
Besides working as a clinical psychologist, he produces bite-sized contents such as videos and articles on social media with the hope of building a society where mental health is recognized as important as physical health.
Past Experiences: Speaker / Interview
Aifm Interview Guest – Happiness Trap
Invited Speaker – SPM Exam Preparation (Understanding & Applying Psychology)
Invited Speaker – Understanding Psychology & Mental Health (2019)
Invited Speaker – Debunking Mental Health Myths (2018)
Invited Speaker – Suicide Myths (2018)
叶浩怀 / 临床心理治疗师
会员 (CP1-0187) – 马来西亚临床心理治疗师协会
在受训期间，他曾经到国大心理健康诊所，加影医院精神健康部门 ， 国大医院精神科部门接受专业训练。Gary的治疗经验包括：忧郁症，焦虑症，强迫症，神经发展障碍（自闭症，注意力缺陷过动症，特殊学习障碍，智力障碍等）。他也提供心理咨询于面对情绪，拒绝上学，父母教养和人际关系困扰的个案和家庭。
除了提供临床心理治疗，Gary 和他的团队也成立了MY Psychology / MY 心理学（马来西亚第一个心理学教育平台）， 透过网络社交媒体和大众分享心理学和精神健康的知识，让人人都有机会学些心理学，也提高大众对精神健康的认知和尊重。