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Kan, Lai Kwan (Denise)

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PhD Student

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Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Cross Cultural Mental Health
  • Global and International Social Work
  • Immigrant and Refugee Populations
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • Women’s Issues


  • MSW, University of Alabama, 2004


Denise has extensive life and work experience. She has lived and worked globally and cross-culturally in Vancouver, New York City, Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, and Hong Kong. This experience has widened her horizons; allowing her to have an open mind to relate to her client’s uniqueness and to help them to discover their own solutions. Denise is dedicated in providing compassionate mental health and counselling services, group therapy, and community education to communities of cross-cultural and diverse backgrounds.