Dr. CHEUNG Wai Leung Raysen

Associate Professor
Director, MSS in Counselling Psychology Programme 

Director, School Counselling and Psychology Laboratory


- Career Counseling and Development
- Cross Cultural Counseling
- Industrial-Organization Psychology
- Assessments of Counseling Interventions
Ph.D. in Vocational Psychology, Loughborough University, United Kingdom 
M.Sc. Occupational Psychology, University of London, United Kingdom
MBA, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom 
B.Soc.Sc., The University of Hong Kong
Cheung, R., Jin, Q & Cheung, C. K. (2016). Perceived employability of nonlocal Chinese university students in Hong Kong: The impact of acculturative and vocational variables, Journal of Career Assessment, DOI: 10.1177/1069072716680045
Cheung, R. & Jin, Q. (2016). Impact of a career exploration course on career decision making, adaptability, and relational support in Hong Kong. Journal of Career Assessment, 24, 481-496
Cheung, R. & Arnold, J. (2014). The impact of career exploration on career development of Hong Kong Chinese University students. Journal of College Student Development, 55 (7), 732-748
Cheung, R. (2012). Advancing Career Centers in Higher Education: Contextual and Strategic Considerations. Asian Journal of Counselling, 19 (1 & 2), 115 - 125.
Cheung, R. & Arnold, J. (2010). Antecedents of career exploration amongst Hong Kong Chinese university students: Testing contextual and developmental variables. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 25-36.
Cheung, R. (2009). Internationalization of Career Counselling: Reflections on professional dynamism and Advancement. Asian Journal of Counselling, 16, 227 - 248.
Lai, J. C. L., Chan, J. Y. Y., Cheung, R. W. L. & Law, S. Y. W. (2001). Psychosocial development and self-esteem among traditional-aged university students in Hong Kong. Journal of College Student Development, 42, 68-78.

Cheung, R. & Chan, W. (2015). Career Insight groups in higher education settings. In M. McMahon & W. Patton (Eds.), Ideas for career practitioners: Celebrating excellence in career practice. Brisbane, Australia. Australian Academic Press.

Leung, J., Cheung, R. & Chow, H. (2015). University students¡¦ socially responsible values and capacities for service leadership. In D.T.L. Shek, P. Chung (Eds.), Promoting service leadership qualities in university students: The case of Hong Kong. Singapore: Springer-Verlag Singapur.

Cheung, R. (2014). Fostering Career Exploration. In P. Hartung, M. L. Savickas and W. B. Walsh (Eds.), APA Handbook of Career Intervention. (pp. 157 - 170). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Cheung, R. & W. M. Kwong (Eds.) (2013). Motivating Career Exploration of University Students through Self Reflection and Storytelling: A Resource Book for Practitioners. Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong

Ho, Y. F., Leung, S. A., Chui, Y.H., Cheung, R. & Ip, K.C. (2009). Teachers' Handbook on finding your colours of life: NSS subject choices and the development of career aspirations. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters.

Chan, J., Yu, E., Cheung, R., Leung, L. & Ngai, R. (Eds.) (1998). On your way to excellence: How to make the most of your City University Education. Hong Kong: Student Development Services, City University of Hong Kong.

Cheung R. (June, 2016). Development of perceived employability among university students in the Hong Kong, Presented in 2016 Hong Kong Psychological Society Annual Conference, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Cheung R. & Jin, Q. (May, 2016). Leaving hometown for college: Its implications for vocational identity development of college students in China. Presented in 2016 Asian Pacific Career Development Annual Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.

Cheung, R. (Jun 2015). Perceived employability of non-local Mainland Chinese graduating students in Hong Kong. International Conference: Labor, Mobility and Development in PRD and Beyond. Chinese University of Hong Kong: Hong Kong.

Cheung, R., Jin, Q. & Ip, H. (May 2015). Exploring the impact of social work practicum on career development and perceived. International Conference of "Discovery and Innovation in Social Work Practicum Education. City University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.

Cheung, R. & Jin, Q. (Jul 2014). Psychological flexibility, job resources and perceived employability: An investigation among working adults in Hong Kong. 2014 International Congress of Applied Psychology. Paris. France

Cheung, R. & Jin, Q. (Jun 2014). Testing the construct of psychological flexibility in Hong Kong: Validity of Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II among college students and working adults. The 8th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy (ICCP 2014). HKSAR.

Leung, J.W.H., Cheung, R. & Chow, H. (15 May 2014). University Students¡¦ Socially Responsible Leadership Values and Capacity for Service Leadership. International Conference on Service Leadership Education for University Students: Experience in Hong Kong. Sponsored by Victor and William Fung Foundation.

Cheung, R. (21 Jun 2013). The impact of a career exploration course on exploration process, career decision making and adaptability among Hong Kong Chinese University students. Presented in the International Conference Life Design and Career Counselling: Building hope and resilience. Padova. Italy.

Cheung, R. & Chan, J. (5 Aug 2012). Career Services in Higher Education in Hong Kong. Presented in 2012 American Psychological Association Annual Conference. Orlando. USA.

Cheung, R. (Jul 2011). Developing supervisors in the context of counselling professionalization in Hong Kong (in Chinese) “輔導/ 諮商專業化下香港督導師培養的探討". Presented in the Third Forum of Cross-Strait Four Regions Higher Education Psychological Counselling and Consultation. Macau.

Cheung, R. (Jul 2010). Counselling in Hong Kong as a Chinese Society (in Chinese).“華人社會香港心理輔導與諮商之特色”. Keynote presented at Forum on Guidance and Counseling in Chinese Tertiary Education Setting in Four Regions Across the Strait. Taiwan.

Cheung, W.L.R. (Mar 2008). Relation between career exploration and career development status in the Hong Kong context: Examining social cognitive career variables and beyond. Presented in the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago. USA: American Psychological Association.

Cheung, R. & Chan, J. (Jul 2006). A strategic approach of orientation of undergraduate freshmen in the Hong Kong context. Presented in the 19th International Conference on the First-Year Experience. Toronto. Canada.

Cheung, R. (May 2003). Career exploration of Hong Kong University students. Presented in XIth European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology. Lisbon. Portugal.


Home Affairs Bureau HKSAR/ Hong Kong Youth Commission Contracted Research, Life Planning of young people in Hong Kong: Examining propositions, perceptions, parental involvement and best practice, HKD553, 065, Co-Principal Investigator, 2016 to 2017

Research Grants Council General Research Fund (Hong Kong), Career development, migration intention and perceived employability: A mix-methods study of non-local Chinese students in Hong Kong, 2015, to 2017, Principal Investigator, HKD236,600.

- Registered Social Worker, Social Workers’ Registration Board
- Certified Counsellor, Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association
- Registered Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, Hong Kong Psychological Society
- Registered Counselling Psychologist, Hong Kong Psychological Society

Editorial Board Member of Australian Journal of Career Development
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Vocational Behavior

COUN200 Theories and Systems in Counselling and Psychotherapy
PSY373 Capstone Project I
PSY374 Capstone Project II
CP400 Theories and Techniques in Counselling and Psychotherapy
CP509 Clinical Seminar: Vocational Psychology and Counselling
CP530 Dissertation I
CP531 Dissertation II
CP602 Coceptual Issues in Counselling Psychology
CP603 Guided Reading in Specific Topics

Office: Room 102B, Library Complex,
            Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
            10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill,
            North Point, Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2104-8221
Fax: (852) 2806-8044 
Email: wlcheung@hksyu.edu
By appointment