Dr. FU Wai

Associate Professor 
Director, Positive Technology and Virtual Reality Laboratory  
Research Coordinator, Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology Programme
Research Coordinator, Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology Programme

 

- Qualitative Research Methodology
- Gambling Prevention 
- Psychoanalysis (Freud, Winnicott, Lacan)
- Critical Psychology
- History of Psychology (School of Names, Hypnosis movement in Republican China)
- Psychology of music 

BSS (PSY) (HKU)

Mphil (HKU), PhD (HKU)

Member, European Society for the History of the Human Sciences

Professional Affiliate, Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP) (subsidy of Division 5 of American Psychological Association).

Professional Affiliate, Society for the history of psychology (Division 26, American Psychological Association).

Professional Affiliate, Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology (Division24, American Psychological Association)

Editorial Board (Translation Panel), International Social Work.

Reviewer, Asia-Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Conference organization

Organizing committee:

Psychology of Global Crisis virtual conference (organizing committee). Conference organized by American University of Paris (Chief convenor: Dr Martin Dege). (20-30 May, 2020)

1st Conference on Critical Psychology in East Asia (organizing committee). Conference organized by Wako University (Chief Convenor: Prof. Yasuhiro Igarashi, Prof. Takehiro Ito, Prof.

David Fryer, and Dr. Fu Wai). (29 Feb – 1 Mar , 2020),Tokyo, Japan.

1st Symposium on Sex Education and Sex Counselling (organizing committee) (Organized by Asia-Pacific Counselling and Psychotherapy Association).  (20 Sep – 21 Sep, 2018). Hong Kong.

Organizing Committee, Asian-Pacific Rim International Counselling Conference, 2008 (Inaugural); 2011 (2nd); 2015 (4th).
Fu, W. (2020). Critical Psychology of deconstructing “East meets West” : Lesson from Hong Kong. Book chapter in Critical Psychology Praxis (Routledge Advances in Theoretical and Philosophy Psychology series) (coordinator: Robert Beshara). London, Routledge. (scheduled for publication).

Yu, C.K.C., & Fu, W. (2018). Information Technology Usage as a Moderator between Disordered Gambling, Internet Gaming Addiction, and Illusory Control. International Joural of Mental Health and Addiction, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-0033-3

Fu, W. (2017). Study guide of History of Psychology (10 chapters). Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong.

Fu, W. (2014). Study guide of research methods in social sciences (17 chapters). Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong.

Fu, W., & Yu, C.K.C. (2014). Predicting Disordered Gambling with Illusory Control, Gaming Preferences, and Internet Gaming Addiction among Chinese Youth. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI: 10.1007/s11469-014-9532-z

Yu, C. K.-C., & Fu, W. (2014). Cognitive distortions and pathological gambling among Chinese youth. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 5(1), 62-70.

Fu, W. (2013) Critical Psychology is not psychology: an essay from the perspective of an ancient Chinese philosopher Gongsun Longzi written by a so-called Hong Kong
psychologist. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 10, 277-292. 

符瑋、李允安、梁彥誼 (2013),《香港傷健協會與香港樹仁大學輔導及心理學系合辦 「系統性輔導服務發展培訓及研究」》培訓階段期間服務使用者的身心健康水平研究
報告。香港﹕樹仁大學輔導及心理學系、香港傷健協會。(香港傷健協會贊助項目)

Yu, C.K.C. and Fu, W. (2011). Sex dreams, wet dreams and nocturnal emissions. Dreaming, 21(3), 197-212.

符瑋、余啟程 (2011),《從資訊科技的使用窺見香港青少年賭博問題》。香港﹕樹仁大學輔導暨研究中心、錫安社會服務處勗勵軒輔導中心。(平和基金贊助項目)。

符瑋 (2011),《台北蓮蓬》,香港﹕指非指出版社。(ISBN: 978-98813867-7-9)

Yu, K.C.C., and Fu, W. (2010). Report on efficacy of Chinese medicine service, Wong Tai Sin Clinic. (Project commissioned by Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple.)

Yu, K.C. C., Fu, W., Zhao, X. and Davey, G. (2010) Public understanding of counsellors and counselling in Hong Kong, Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 1(1):47-54

符瑋 (2010),《口腔期都市》,香港﹕指非指出版社。(ISBN: 978-98813867-3-1)

符瑋、謝昭銳、周穎聰,「從信件到主體﹕從拉康的《關於被竊的信的座談會》一文看法國精神分析學派中的主體性理論」(From letter to subject: an introduction to Seminaré sur《La Lettre voleé》by Jacques Marie Lacan),《樹仁學報》(第八期),香港﹕香港樹仁大學,2007。

Chan, C.L.W., Ho, R.T.H., Fu W., & Chow, A.Y.M. (2006) Turning Curses into Blessings - An Eastern Approach to Psychosocial Oncology. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 24(4): 15-33.

Tsang, S.K.M.; Chan, C.L.W., Chan, C.H.Y., Ng., S.M., Fu, W ., Yung, W.M., & Poon Y.C. (2006). From stormy to smooth sail: resilience of adult children of parents with gambling problems. Proceedings, Inaugural Asian Pacific Problem Gambling Conference, 2005: Hong Kong.

Cheung, P. K.H., Chan, C. L.W., Fu, W., Li, Y. & Cheung-Pau G.Y.K. (2006). Letting go and holding on: grieving and traditional death rituals in Hong Kong. In C.L.W. Chan and A. Y.M. Chow (ed). Death, Dying and Bereavement: A Hong Kong Chinese Experience (p. 65-86). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Ho, D.Y.F., Ng, S.M., & Fu, W. (2004) Guilt, shame and embarrassment: revelations of face and self. Culture and Psychology, 10 (1): 64:84.

Fu, W. (2020, May). The Mask as the Simulacra: Re-reading Jean Baudrillard at the Time of "the Pandemic is not Really Taking Place”. Keynote speech at Psychology of Global Crisis Conference 2020 (organized by American University of Paris), virtual conference. 

 

Fu, W. (2020, Feb). Love will tear us apart? Reflection from a critical psychologist from a place called Hong Kong. Oral presentation at 1st Conference in Critical Psychology in East Asia (Organized by Wako University, Japan), Tokyo, Japan. 

 

Fu, W. (2019, Nov). Implication of School of Names to the finding of indigenous qualitative methodology. Oral presentation at invited symposium of the 2nd Indigenous Social Science Conference cum the 3rd Indigenous Counseling Psychology Conference (Organized by Chinese Indigenous Social Science Association),  Changhua, Taiwan. 

Fu, W. (2019, Nov). Roundtable forum: Future of Indigenous Chinese social sciences. Invited presentation at the 2nd Indigenous Social Science Conference cum the 3rd Indigenous Counseling Psychology Conference (Organized by Chinese Indigenous Social Science Association), Changhua, Taiwan. 

 

Fu, W. (2019, Sep). Conceptualization, assessment and treatment of statistics anxiety among Undergraduate Students. Oral presentation at Asia-Pacific Confederation of Counsellors Congress (organized by Asia-Pacific Confederation of Counsellors), Brisbane, Australia. 

 

Fu, W. (2019, Aug). A Phenomenological Investigation of Statistics Anxiety Among Undergraduate Students in Hong Kong. 

Poster presentation at American Psychological Association Annual Convention 2019 (Organized by American Psychological Association), Chicago, IL, US. 

 

Fu, W. (2019, Aug). Critical History of Introduction of Statistics in In Psychology Curriculum: The Case of Hong Kong. Oral presentation at American Psychological Association Annual Convention 2019 (Organized by American Psychological Association), Chicago, IL, US. 

 

Fu, W. (2019, Aug). Tête-bêche of modern psychology: Søren Kierkegaard’s Concept of Anxiety and its insight to a study on statistics anxiety. Oral presentation at STPP Annual Conference (Organized by Society of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology and Division 24 of American Psychological Association), Chicago, IL, US. 

Fu, W. (2019, Jul). Discourse Analysis of Public Image of Psychologists in Hong Kong: Historical, Cultural and Critical Perspective. Oral presentation at Asian Association of Social Psychology 2019 Conference (organized by Asian Association of Social Psychology), Taipei, Taiwan.  

Fu, W. (2019, Jun). Fyodor Dostoevsky’s work as a pedagogical tool in training of counselling psychologists in Hong Kong. Oral presentation at Conference of the Society for Qualitative Research in Psychology (organized by the Society for Qualitative Research in Psychology, Division 5, American Psychological Association), Boston, MA, US.

 

Fu, W. (2018, Dec). Nosology and Assessment of Statistics Anxiety: A Preliminary Study. 

Oral Presentation at the 2018 HKCPsych International Mental Health Congress (organized by Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists), Hong Kong. 

 

Fu, W. (2017, Dec). Virtual reality illusion of control and disordered gambling. Invited Symposium, 4th Asia-Pacific Rim International Conference of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Organized by Singaporean Counselling Association), Singapore.

 

Fu, W. (2016, Aug). Inspiration from Moist text Jing (《經》, The Script) and Jingshuo (《經說》,The Annotation) to Indigenous counselling psychology. Oral presentation at 2016 International Seminar on Indigenous Counseling Psychology: Culture-Inclusive Counseling Psychology (Organized by  Taiwan Guidance and Counseling Association). Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan. 

 

Fu, W. (2016, Aug). The School of Names and its Implication to Indigenous Psychology. Oral presentation at 2016 International Seminar on Indigenous Counseling Psychology: Culture-Inclusive Counseling Psychology (Conference Organized by Taiwan Guidance and Counseling Association), Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan. 

 

Fu, W. (2016, Aug). The School of Diplomats and its implication to modern Indigenous psychology of training and coaching. Oral presentation at 

2016 International Seminar on Indigenous Counseling Psychology: Culture-Inclusive Counseling Psychology (Organized by Taiwan Guidance and Counseling Association), Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan.  

 

Fu, W. (2016, Jul). Ancient history, critical history, and the creation of a psychology-underground in Hong Kong. Oral presentation at contributed symposium (Organizer: Adriana A. Kaulino). The 31st International Congress of Psychology. (Organized by International Union of Psychological Science), Yokohama, Japan. 

 

Fu, W. (2016, Jul). Critical Psychology in Post-Colonial Hong Kong. Oral presentation at invited symposium (Chairpersons: Yasuhiro Igarashi and Henderikus J. Stam). The 31st International Congress of Psychology. (Conference Organized by International Union of Psychological Science), Yokohama, Japan. 

 

Fu, W. (2015, Nov). Interlocking debating with counseling: an evaluation of personal growth after the implementation of debate-education program in Hong Kong secondary school setting. Oral presentation at the fourth Asian-Pacific Rim International Congress in Counselling. (Organized by Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors, Asian Professional Counselling Association), Wuhan, China.

 

Fu, W. (2015, Aug). The School of Diplomats (445-221BC) and Its Place in the History of Ancient Chinese Psychology. Oral Presentation at 2015 Annual Conference of American Psychological Association (Organized by American Psychological Association), Toronto, Canada.

 

Yu, C.K.C., & Fu, W. (2015, May). Illusory control and pathological gambling among Chinese youth. Oral presentation at the 4th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference (organized by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. Hong Kong. 

 

Fu, W. (2013, May). Hair and the Fish, or do they have a place in future DSM V. Oral presentation at Miami Symposium 2013: What Lacan Know About Woman. (Organized by  World Association of Psychoanalysis). Miami, Florida, US. 

 

Fu, W. (2011, Sep). Cases studies on neurosis cases that does not fit-in with DSM IV-tr systems. Oral presentation at the the 7th Chinese Psychologists Conference. (Organized by Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, and Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University), Taipei, Taiwan. 

 

Fu, W. (2011, Sep). Deciphering Guiguzi, an ancient Zhou Dynasty textbook for spies-training. Oral presentation at the the 7th Chinese Psychologists Conference. (Organized by Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, and Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University), Taipei, Taiwan. 

 

Fu, W. (2011, Sep). Juxtaposing Gongsunlongzi to Piaget’s Reason. Poster presentation at the the 7th Chinese Psychologists Conference. (Organized by Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, and Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University),Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Fu, W. (2011, Sep). Content Analysis on Adolescent’s written narrative on one’s first smoking experience.Poster presentation at the the 7th Chinese Psychologists Conference. (Organized by Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, and Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University), Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Fu, W. (2011, Jul). Developing tools and materials for counselling education. Oral presentation at the second Asian-Pacific Rim International Congress in Counselling. (Organized by Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors, Asian Professional Counselling Association), Hong Kong.

 

Fu, W. (2010, Oct) From addiction to subversion of subject. Oral presentation at International Psychoanalytic Association Asia Conference 2010 (organized by International Psychoanalytic Association), Beijing, China. 

 

Fu, W, Yau Y.T.I, & Tsui T.L.P (2007, Aug). Patterns of gambling among Hong Kong teenagers. Oral Presentation at 2007 World Mental Health Congress of the World Federation of Mental Health (organized by World Federation of Mental Health), Hong Kong. 

 

Fu, W. (2007, Jun) Letters and graphics in Lacan’s Ecrit. Oral Presentation at Invited Symposium on Lacanian Psychoanalysis and theory of Slavoj Žižek (Organized by Nanjing University, China), Nanjing, China. 

 

Fu, W. (2005, Dec) Death Presented in Chinese Breast Cancer Patients' Narratives. Oral presentation presented in the 12th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress (Organized by Centre for Cancer Research and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong) , Hong Kong. 

 

Fu, W. (2004, Nov) Husbands presented in the narratives written by Hong Kong breast cancer patients. Oral presentation presented in the 11th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress (Organized by Centre for Cancer Research and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong) Hong Kong. (Young Investigator Award).

 

Fu, W. (2004, Oct). Gongsun Longzi, the School of Names, and their intersaction with Personal Construct Theory. Oral presentation at the 7th Chinese Psychology and Behavioral Science Congress cum the 4th Chinese Psychology Congress (Organized by Academia Sinica), Taipei, Taiwan.

Fu, W. (2004, Aug). Community of Debaters in Late-Zhou Dynasty of China and its significance in history of psychology. Oral Presentation at the 28th International Congress of Psychology (Organized by International Union of Psychological Science), Beijing, China. 

Fu, W. (2004, Aug). Gongsun Long's linguistic Theory and its implication to psychology. Oral Presentation at the 28th International Congress of Psychology (Organized by International Union of Psychological Science), Beijing, China. 

 

Fu, W. (2004, May). Eastern conceptualization of post-traumatic transformation. Oral Presentation at the 4thInternational Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health (Organized by Department of Social Work, Laval University, Canada), Quebec City, Canada. 

 

Fu, W. (2003, Aug.). On Chinese Hypnotism and the methodological issues of corresponding research. Oral presentation, the Annual Conference of SAITS (Organized by Sino-American Institute of Transpersonal Studies), Qufu , China. 

 

Fu, W. (2001, Aug). History of public image of psychologists in Hong Kong. Oral presentation at the 109thAnnual Convention of American Psychological Association (Organized by American Psychological Association), San Francisco, California, US.

Grants awarded as principal investigator Ongoing project

INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IDS) COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH GRANT

UGC/IDS(C)15/M01/20

Preparing for the launching of Esports: An interdisciplinary and holistic perspective in prevention of teenage gaming addiction problem based on Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological model in the era of Esports

(Funding amount: $4,260,824) (Project Coordinator, PC)

 

Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Government.
Construction and validation of Chinese scale measuring statistics anxiety of university students
(Project No. UGC/FDS15/H06/17)
Amounted funded: HKD $651, 230 (2017-2019)

Completed projects

Inter-institutional development scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Government. Phenomenology : a multidisciplinary dialogue.

(Project No. UGC/IIDS15/H01/16)
Amount funded: HK$ 268510 (2016-2017)

Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Government. 
The missing link: An investigation of Moism, the School of Names, and the School of Diplomats, and their place in the history of ancient Chinese psychology.

(Project No. UGC/FDS15/H07/14) 
Amount funded: HK$ 297,850 (2014-2016)

Grant awarded as co-investigator

Hong Kong PHAB Association. 系統性輔導服務發展培訓及研究 (Project funded by Social Development Fund, Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong Government). (Principal Investigator: Prof. Catherine Sun Tien-Lun).
Amount funded: HK$ 628,000   (2010-2013) 

Zion Social Service Yuk Lai Hin Counselling Centre. 
從資訊科技的使用窺見香港青少年賭博問題 (Project funded by Ping-Wo Fund). (Principal Investigator: Dr. Calvin Yu, Kai-Ching)
Amount funded: HK$80,000. (2011). 

PSY208 Psychoanalytic Concepts
PSY214 Qualitative Research Methods 
PSY410 Psychoanalytic Readings
PSY508P Contemporary Issues in Psychology 
GRS101.01 Advanced Research Methodology
CP516 Research methods in counselling psychology
CP518 Research workshops and seminars in counselling psychology
CP530-531 Dissertation
Course Previously Taught
PSY103 Statistics in Psychology
PSY213 Computer Assisted Data Analysis
PSY206P Research Methods and Designs
PSY103P Statistics in Psychology
PSY207 History and systems in psychology
PSY410-411 Honours Project
PSY401-403 Research Thesis
GED202 Philosophy and psychology in everyday life 
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Email: wfu@hksyu.edu
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