Master in Industrial Economics
Master of Counselling
Carina has Master’s degrees in Industrial Economics and in Counselling, which are both under social sciences dealing with human behaviour. She has extensive experience in counselling English-speaking and Ethnic Minority youth and adults concerning issues on relationships, trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, anger management, transition and self- esteem. Her counselling approach includes Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Person-Centred Approach. She counsels both in English and Filipino Languages.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Carina worked as a research analyst and a professor of Economics in the Philippines. Her teaching experience made her realise her enthusiasm and passion in getting involved with the mental health and well-being of the youth and young adults.
In Hong Kong, Carina aims to provide a safe space for her clients to empower them in coping with their issues and to bring out better versions of themselves.
Carina conducts counselling sessions in English and Tagalog.