Grace Yung, Before becoming a full time family therapist, Grace was a teacher, lecturer and school principal, and was honoured with the Hong Kong Outstanding Educators' Award in 1992.
She established the Green Pastures Whole Person Development Centre in 2002 to provide educational and psychological services to professionals and lay persons who come into contact with the Centre. She is still the chief executive and chief clinical supervisor there. Grace encountered Virginia's teaching in Sept 1988, and since then she has been using the Satir Growth Model as her practicing orientation. Her PhD study not only gave her opportunities to interview or talked to more than 30 first generation students of Virginia, brought her deeper and broader understanding of Virginia’s philosophy and her Growth Model, but also made her the first scholar in the world to study Virginia’s clinical supervision and was granted the ‘Living Treasure’ award by the Satir Global Network in 2009
Barbara Jo Brothers a licensed clinical social worker, certified group psychotherapist, was an editor of the Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychotherapists (1979-1989), an associate editor of Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy (1979-1989) and an editor of the Journal of Couple Therapy (1989-2001). She authored the biographical chapter in the book called Virginia Satir: Her Life and Circle of Influence. Barbara Jo was granted ‘The Outstanding Service Award’ by the Satir Global Network in 2017, for her unique and significant contribution through her extensive training programs, writings, publications and her extension of Virginia’s teachings internationally’.
Barbara Jo has over fifty years of experience in the field of mental health and has been described as an expert writer of Virginia’s personal growth model in the field of social work and psychotherapy. Barbara Jo Brothers