Official Title: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences

Email: leong.sin.u@usj.edu.mo


Short Bio

Cynthia Leong is currently a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Health Sciences. She finished her Master's degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2012 and her Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2009 at the University of Saint Joseph. She has been learning and practising her counselling skills and gaining her statistical knowledge since she was a research assistant at the Center for Psychological Research and Practice, working as a mentee of Prof. Imelu G. Mordeno. She is now pursuing her PhD degree. Her interests are in counselling and psychotherapy, educational psychology, clinical psychology, public health, and mental health.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Mordeno, I.G., Coteriano, C., Leong, S.U. (2017). Examining the Latent Structure of Gambling Motivation and Its Relationship with Gambling Behavior in Gambling-Exposed Chinese Casino Employees. Psychological Studies, doi: 10.1007/s12646-017-0414-x.

Mordeno, I.G., Nalipay, M.J.N., Coteriano, C., Leong, S.U. (2017). Examining the Factor Structure of the Victorian Gambling Screen in Chinese Casino Workers. Curr Psychol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-017-9699-0

 

CONFERENCE

Leong, S.U., & Teixeira, V.S. (2022). Sex differences in personal electronic device use and activities among university students in Macau. The FIUC 7th International Psychology Congress. Porto, Portugal.

Leong, S.U., & Mordeno, I.G. (2015). Achievement goals on school engagement: looking at the mediating role of academic emotions in Chinese secondary school students. The 5th ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) Congress. Singapore.

Leong, S.U., & Mordeno, I.G., & Coteriano, C.M. (2012). Examining the Factor Structure of Gambling Motivation Scale in Gambling-exposed Chinese Casino Employees. 2012: The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research. Macao, China.

Mordeno, I.G., Coteriano, C.M., & Leong, S.U. (2012). Examining the Latent Structure of Gambling Motivation Scale in Gambling-exposed Chinese Casino Employees. 2012: The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research. Macao, China.

 


Modules

Year 1 Bachelor
LPY101
3 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
LSW220
3 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
LCO105
2 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
LCO301
4 credits
LCO108
2 credits