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Dr Andrew Siu

Dr Andrew Siu
Reader in Occupational Therapy

Mary Seacole


Dr. Andrew Siu is an occupational therapist who specialises in mental health practice. He is experienced in teaching courses on research methods and statistics, mental health, health promotion, and community rehabilitation. His recent research projects are in the areas of: evaluation of horticultural therapy programmes, use of virtual reality in forest bath, rTMS for drug users, and resilience in people with chronic illness and disabilities. He published over 90 research journal papers and reviews. 



Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professional Diploma in Occupational Therapy


University of Hull, UK                     

Master of Science (Health Administration & Research)


Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Master of Science (Applied Statistics)


Chinese University of Hong Kong

Doctor of Philosophy (Social Welfare)


Monash University, Australia

Master in Counselling


  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Year 2 Lead
  • BREO ethics review committee

Newest selected publications

Siu, A., Chan, S., Cheung, M. and Shek, D. (2022) 'Predictors of Psychosocial Adaptation and Mental Well-being among People with Chronic Illness and Disabilities in a Hong Kong'. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 65 (4). ISSN: 0034-3552 Open Access Link

Journal article

Siu, AMH., Chien, C-W., Cheung, RYS. and Shek, DTL. (2021) 'A Strength-based Inventory for Assessing the Needs for Academic Advising of University Students in Hong Kong'. NACADA Journal, 41 (2). pp. 53 - 67. ISSN: 0271-9517 Open Access Link

Journal article

Siu, AMH., Chan, SCC., Shek, DTL., Cheung, MKT., Mo, C. and Lai, S. (2021) 'Translation and Validation of the Reaction to Impairment and Disability Inventory for Chinese Population in Hong Kong'. Disability and Rehabilitation, 0 (in press). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 0963-8288 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hui, KYL., Wong, CHY., Siu, AMH., Lee, TMC. and Chan, CCH. (2021) 'Cognitive and Emotional Appraisal of Motivational Interviewing Statements: An Event-Related Potential Study'. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15 (727175). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 1662-5161 Open Access Link

Journal article

Fung, XCC., Siu, AMH., Potenza, MN., O'Brien, KS., Latner, JD., Chen, CY., et al. (2021) 'Problematic Use of Internet-Related Activities and Perceived Weight Stigma in Schoolchildren: A Longitudinal Study Across Different Epidemic Periods of COVID-19 in China'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. pp. 675839. ISSN: 1664-0640

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