Dr. Sai Pye Myo Kyaw
Dr. Sai Pye Myo Kyaw is a graduate of medical universities in Yangon and Bangkok, and has substantial counselling experience for individuals and groups. After being trained by Counselling Corner in the basic and advanced counselling courses, he has begun work as a part-time counsellor using person centred therapy and Psychodynamic approaches to help people in Myanmar with their mental well-being.
As a medical doctor with many years of experience in Myanmar as a public health professional, he knows the importance of finding a perfect balance between body and mind. Dr. Sai Pye Myo Kyaw has been working in the field of physical and sexual health for the LGBTIQ+ community in Myanmar and 10 other Asian countries for nearly 9 years. He is specialised in counselling the LGBTIQ+ community in Myanmar regarding their sexuality, sexual identity, self-acceptance, self-confidence and relationship issues.
He has acquired counselling knowledge and skills from Counselling Corner and knows how to use these in a Myanmar LGBTIQ+ context. He is also from the family of LGBTIQ+ people in Myanmar and understands the cultural context of Myanmar society and customs. Dr. Sai Pye Myo Kyaw holds an MBBS from University of Medicine (1), Yangon; and an MPH from Mahidol University, Bangkok and is fluent in Myanmar, Thai, English and French.