Dr. Shen performs psychological assessment for children and teenagers on their cognitive
abilities including intelligence, memory, visuo-spatial skills, and academic achievements. These
data are important in diagnosing intellectual deficits and giftedness, learning challenges, and
educational problems in students. In addition, Dr. Shen provides assessment on the emotional
functioning of children and teenagers to identify possible causes of behavioural issues or early
Dr. Shen provides psychological treatment to adolescents and adults on an individual basis. He
specializes in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, which addresses unconscious motivations that
counteract one’s desire to lead healthy lives, work efficiently, and enjoy satisfactory
relationships. Therapy involves helping the client identify patterns of relating that were
established in childhood that he/she has been repeating unconsciously, leading to dissatisfactory
work life and relationships, and even ill health. The focus of therapy is on exploring one’s
emotions and how they are assigned various meanings because of prior childhood experiences.
When appropriate, Dr. Shen also provides Energy Therapy for quick relief of emotional distress.
This new therapy focuses on the energy aspect of an emotional problem and its resolution
through making use of ancient wisdom that offers a holistic view of our physical-emotional-spiritual existence.
Dr. Shen provides training in the following formats:
- Seminar: This 2-3 hour experience provides participants an overview of selected
topics such as Overview of Freudian Theory, Introduction to Transference and
Counter-transference, Introduction to Energy Therapy Methods etc.
- Two-day Workshop: This format allows participants to acquire deeper understanding on
topics such as Basic Freudian Theory, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, etc..
In the case of Energy Therapy, it allows participants to master the skills of
Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Method®. Dr.
Shen also teaches First and Third Phase Magnified Healing® to people who are interested.
- Study Group: This consists of a small group of participants (3-6)
with dedicated interest in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy that meets on a regular
basis to carry out in-depth discussions on selected topics.
- Individual Supervision: This format allows professionals to receive one-on-one clinical
supervision on psychodynamic treatment.