Sebastian Droesler (MCouns, Dipl-Psych, B.B.A.) is a Counselling Psychologist, Life Coach and Mindfulness Trainer, who promotes stress-reduction, psychotherapy and personal coaching. He is registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). He has been living in Hong Kong for ten years where he met his wife and found his calling.
Sebastian’s private practice welcomes clients representing a cross-section of Asia’s ambitious international population. In his approach to coaching and counselling Sebastian adapts interventions and treatment methods to his client’s needs to enable coping with stress, increase performance and develop potential and growth.
Sebastian worked many years in the IT, banking and telecommunication industries. His last position being Business Manager for the Regional CIO APAC in a leading Swiss bank. Prior to moving to Asia, he was a Senior Consultant in Business Process Reengineering and Change Management for the Strategy Department of Deutsche Telekom.
Sebastian holds a Master’ Degree in Counselling from Monash University in Melbourne, European Master’s & Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Business Administration. His training while comprehensive focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Training (ACT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Systemic Coaching. He is currently finalizing his certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which is the guiding principle for his work with couples.
As a trainer and facilitator Sebastian applies pragmatic techniques enabling interpersonal learning for individuals and in groups. This as a way of promoting sustainable change in behaviour and supporting a renewed appreciation for personal and corporate environments.
Corporate and private clients benefit from his enthusiasm and background, his full engagement in the process and his sound understanding of their day-to-day challenges. As a mindfulness facilitator he trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) and studied Early Buddhism at HKU.
As a registered psychotherapist of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (bacp) Sebastian complies with the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy and the professional standards of the BACP. He receives regular and ongoing supervision from several supervisors around the globe (Vancouver, Australia and Hong Kong).