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he Korean Counseling Psychological Association (KCPA) offers the list in an effort to assist English-speaking foreigners who currently live in Korea with seeking counseling services. It should be noted, however, that KCPA does not take ANY responsibility/ legal liability for any forms of counseling services provided by the counselors/ agencies listed below. It should also be noted that the credentials for counselors/ agencies described below are based solely on their self-report, and thus KCPA neither represents or endorses the accuracy or reliability of any of the information and content in the list, nor the quality of their services; it is your own responsibility to use discretion. You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any content described below shall be at your sole risk. KCPA reserves the right to correct any errors/ omissions in any content in the list. The list is arranged in alphabetical order.


Membership Corporate member of KCPA
Licensure NCC in the US (National Certified Counselor), Hyewon Kim
Degree M.S. Pastoral Counseling, Loyola College in Baltimore
Areas of Specialization Family counseling
Child and adolescence counseling
Pastoral counseling
Contact Phone 02-726-0710
Webpage http://jjscen.or.kr/home/consult1.htm
Membership Corporate member of KCPA
Licensure NCC in the US (National Certified Counselor), Hyewon Kim
Degree M.S. Pastoral Counseling, Loyola College in Baltimore
Areas of Specialization Family counseling
Child and adolescence counseling
Pastoral counseling
Contact Phone 02-726-0710
Webpage http://jjscen.or.kr/home/consult1.htm
Membership Corporate member of KCPA
Licensure NCC in the US (National Certified Counselor), Hyewon Kim
Degree M.S. Pastoral Counseling, Loyola College in Baltimore
Areas of Specialization Family counseling
Child and adolescence counseling
Pastoral counseling
Contact Phone 02-726-0710
Webpage http://jjscen.or.kr/home/consult1.htm
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Licensure / Certification Certified counselor (2nd degree), KCPA
Degree Master's Degree at Catholic Counseling Univ.
Areas of Specialization Adult counseling
Family counseling
Contact E-Mail isk219@hanmail.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Licensure / Certification Certified counselor (2nd degree), KCPA
Degree Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
Areas of Specialization Family Therapy
Positive Physcology
Effectiveness Training & Reality Therapy
Current Position Director of Korea Counselling Center
Emeritus professor of Sogang University
Contact Phone 822-790-9361
E-Mails /
Webpage
kcc8608@chollian.net
kcc8608@hanmail.net
http://www.kccrose.com/
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Ph.D. from U.S.A Claremont Theological Seminary
Areas of Specialization Individual and Family Therapy
Couple Therapy
Contact Phone 02-6377-6150
Webpage www.familycounseling.co.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree M.A. in Community Education (Counseling)
Areas of Specialization Grief & loss counseling
Depression, adjustments, relationships
Couple's counseling
Contact Mobile (cell) 010-3800-5760
E-Mail restore700@empal.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Current Position Happy Couple Center
Contact Mobile (Cell) 02-6377-6150
E-Mails km8367@hanmail.net
happy.couple.center@gmail.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
Areas of Specialization School counseling
Mental health counseling
Parent-child relationship, disobedient/conduct disorder, ADHD, self-injury
Current Position Korea Youth Counseling Institute, Professor
Contact Phone 02-2253-7605
E-Mail dhlawrence05@gmail.com
Webpage http://www.kyci.or.kr/
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree M.S. Counseling and Counselor Education, Indiana University-Bloomington
Current Position 1) Doctoral Candidate in Counseling Education at Seoul National university
2) Chief Counselor at Psychological Counseling Center at Gasan R&D Campus in
     LG Electronics
3) Counselor for English-speaking foreigners at Family Counseling Center
Career Counselor at Korean American Family Service Center in NewYork for 3 years
Working for Domestic Violence Victims
Leading Group counseling for Domestic Violence Victims / Witnessed children for 6 months
Intern counselor at Valle Vista Psychiatric Hospital at Greenwood, IN, USA
Counseling for youth at inpatient unit for 1 year
Counselor at Center for Human Growth, Indiana University-Bloomington
Counseling university students and general population for 2 years
Contact Mobile (cell) 010-7322-9343
E-Mail humorlight@daum.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Current Position A graduate student at Seoul Women's University
Contact Mobile (Cell) 010-6899-0264
E-Mail artlover7@hotmail.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree M.A. in Counseling Psychology
Areas of Specialization Counseling teenagers and college students
Current Position Counselor at Student Counseling Center in PusanUniversity of Foreign Studies
Contact Phone 051-640-3546
E-Mail swlee@pufs.ac.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Master's Degree of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,
Master's Degree of Psycho-social Studies,
Masters Degree of Philosophy,
Areas of Specialization Immigration Issues and adjustment problems
Family and couple therapy
All kinds of Axis I and II (DSM-IV)
Current Position Deputy principal of Haja production of Seoul mayoral school.
Part-time lecturer of Inha Graduate School of Education.
Affiliated therapist of Human Dynamic in Korea.
Career A full member of New Zealand Counsellor?? Association.
A member of ISPS (International society for the psychological   treatment of the schizophrenias and the other psychosis)
Therapist and researcher for New Zealand Ministry of Health,
Ministry of Education, Gambling Foundation NZ,
Alcohol Advisory Council of NZ, Eating Disorder Auckland
Working for a mental health hospital in New Zealand as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor for 8 years.
Contact Phone 02-2677-9230
Mobile (cell) 010-9135-0471 (preferred)
E-Mail imokutoo@gmail.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree B.S. in Psychology
Contact Phone 033-343-0501
E-Mail splee3@hanmail.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree B.A. & M.A., Ewha Womans University
Areas of Specialization Career Counseling
School Counseling
Adolescent Counseling
Current Position Ewha Womens University's Counseling Center
Contact Phone (02) 3277-3219
E-Mail tory@ewhain.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Licensure / Certification Certified counseling psychologist, KCPA
Certified Diplomate, American Association of Pastoral
Counselors (AAPC)
Areas of Specialization Marital Therapy, Individual Psychotherapy
Cross-cultural Therapy
Anxiety & Mood Disorders
Korean-English Bilingual Therapies
Integration of Psychotherapy & Spirituality
Contact Phone 02-549-5909
E-Mail kiccp@unitel.co.kr
Webpage www.seoultherapy.co.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Rehabilitation Counseling, D.Sc.
Areas of Specialization Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counseling (Schizophrenia, Major Mood D/O)
Addiction Counseling
Contact Phone 054-260-1333
E-Mail sshin@handong.edu
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Ph.D. in Counseling at St. Louis University
Areas of Specialization Individual counseling
Couple or family therapy
Group therapy
Current Position Pusan University, Professor; Korea MBTI Institute
Contact E-Mail sim0585@hanmail.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Multicultural counseling
Current Position Duk Sung Womens University's Counseling Center
Contact Mobile (Cell) 010-6381-1092
E-Mail ms2711@columbia.edu
Membership Corporate member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Individual, children, spirituality, couple, family
Addiction, domestic violence
Psychological assessment
Contact Phone 02-570-7115
E-Mail kikono@hanmail.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Cultural differrences
Emotional problems(anxiety, depresson)
Contact Phone 033-248-3034
E-Mail oshoheo@hallym.ac.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Cultural shock, adjustment issues, depression, children &adolescents
Current Position Duksung Women's University, Department of Psychology
Contact E-Mail esjoo@duksung.ac.kr
Fax 901-8301
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Inetegral Counseling for Elders & Adelescent
Current Position Institute of Integral Counseling
Contact Webpage www.yain4peace.com
Phone 02) 585-3280
Address Rm 304, Bangbae Officetel, 980-32, Bangbae 2-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul
Membership Corporate member of KCPA (Director: S.Sangkwon Shim, Ph.D.)
Licensure/Certification Accredited Training Program Center / Service Center by (Certificate Number : No. 5170)
Areas of Specialization Marital Therapy, Individual Psychotherapy
Cross-cultural Therapy
Anxiety & Mood Disorders
Korean - English Bilingual Therapies
Integration of Psychotherapy & Spirituality
Contact Phone 02-549-5909
Fax 02-544-3941
Email kiccp@unitel.co.kr
Webpage www.seoultherapy.co.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Individual Psychotherapy
Marriage Counseling & Couples Therapy
Stress-Related Disorders and Post Traumatic Stress
Alcohol Abuse & Chemical Dependency
Current Position Director of J S Psychotherapy Clinic
Contact Phone 010-5003-9504
E-mail caregarden@naver.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Areas of Specialization Personal counselor
Cultural shock managenent
Health problem management
Current Position Director of J S Psychotherapy Clinic
Contact Phone 051-943-4381
E-mail ktw57kr@hanmail.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree MA degree of clinical psychology Ph.d of counseling psychology
Areas of Specialization Cultural differences & adaptations
Family and couple problems
All kinds of mental (health) problems
Current Position Lecturer of Kwangwoon Univ. (Under & Graduate) Private counseling and service
Contact E-mail kerina0213@hanmail.net
kerina0213@hotmail.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Bechelor in Psychology
Master in Counseling
Areas of Specialization Couples Therapy
Adolescent Counseling
Career counseling
Addiction, relationships, depression, anxiety
Current position maumjari counseling center
Contact E-mail irene1103@naver.com
Phone 031)216-8172
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Ph.D, Union Theological Seninary(Psychiatry and Religion)
Licensure Certification Scientific Membership, New York Object Relations Institute
Areas of Specialization Object Relations Psychotherapy
Current Position Object Relations Institute for Psychoanalysis in Seoul
Contact Phone 02-730-2537
Fax 02-730-2539
E-mail ask0809@yahoo.co.kr
Webpage http://www.orips.orips.net
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree Ph. D., University of Munich, Germany
Areas of Specialization Anxiety Disorder
Mood Disorder
Personality Disorder
Contact Phone 051) 999-5742
Fax 051) 999-5649
E-mail ydyou@silla.ac.kr
Webpage http://www.sf2004.or.kr
Areas of Specialization Couple Therapy
Divorce Therapy
Family Therapy
Contact Phone 051) 999-5648
Fax 051) 999-5649
E-mail cfct@silla.ac.kr
Webpage http://www.sf2004.or.kr
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Current Position Kangwon-do Goseong Office of Education 198 Sang-ri, Ganseong-eup Goseong-gun, Kangwon-do, 219-801
Contact Phone 82-33-680-6009
Mobile (cell) 82-010-3379-3760
E-mail jungheejun2002@yahoo.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree M.A. in Counseling at Alliance Graduate School of Counseling B.Sc. in Psychology at University of Toronto
Licensure National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Family Counselor (KAFCC)
Professional member of American Association of Christian Counselor
Career EAP counselor and consultant, Korea
Counselor at Korean American Family Service Center in New York
Program coordinator/counselor at YWCA of Queens, New York
Mental health counselor at Breakthru Counseling Care, New York
Guidance counselor at Steppingstone Education Center, New York
Intern at Breakthru Counseling Care, New York
Volunteer counselor for youth and their parents at Center for Opportunities, Choices and Outcome, New York
Youth worker at For You Telecare Family Services, Toronto
Areas of Specialization Children, Adolescent counseling, Multicultural Counseling, Career counseling
Mental Health Issues, Mood disorder, Adjustment issues
Individual, couple counseling
Contact E-mail psyerica@naver.com
The International Family Counseling Center (IFCC) offers a safe space for you to address personal and/or relationship difficulties with trained professional therapists and psychologists. We are an official professional counseling center that works with the Korean Association of Family Counseling (KAFC), which is certified by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea.
IFCC visions to provide all persons living in Korea with progressive and comprehensive services that promote overall health and wellness. Our counselors strive to understand, support, and celebrate diversity. We do not discriminate against clients because of age, sex, marital/family status, sexual orientation, race, religious/spiritual belief, veteran status, physical ability, or health status. All personal information will be kept confidential and confidentiality will be further explained during the first appointment. We are dedicated to help English-speakers to address the broken areas of their life towards healing and wholeness.
Contact Phone 02-790-5910 (English) 02-2285-5915 (Korean)
Fax 02-525-0618
E-mail engcounsel@naver.com(English)
familykorea.org@gmail.com(Korean)
Webpage http://www.ifcc.co.kr (English)
http://www.familykorea.org (Korean)
Hours of Operation Office Hours Mon to Fri / 9-6 pm (Lunch 12pm-1pm)
Counseling Hours Mon to Fri: 9 am-8 pm, Sat: 9 am - 6 pm
How to make an Appointment To make an appointment, call us at 02-790-5910/ 010-7534-3013(Director MJ Doh), visit our website or e-mail us at engcounsel@naver.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Degree 1st grade professional counselor, M.A. English Education
Areas of Specialization Cultural shock, adjustment issues, Multicultural counseling, Addiction Counseling children & adolescents , Stress-Related Disorders, depression,
Current Position Professional counselor (Hyomun middle school)
Contact Phone 02-999-1785 (extension 713)
E-mail bestmentor@hanmail.net
Membership ACA, APA, KCPA
Licensure NCC(National Certified Counselor)
Degree M.A-Counseling Psychology(Centenary College. NJ)
Areas of Specialization Substance Abuse
Work relate stress
Adolescence counseling
Contact Mobile 010-2053-3773
E-Mail jchwang@hdap.com
Membership Individual member of KCPA
Licensure / Certification Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of California Certified Sandplay Therapy Practioner, Sandplay Therapists of America (STA)
Degree M.S.W., University of Southern California (Los Angeles)
M.A., Seoul National Univ.
B.A., Seoul National Univ.
Areas of Specialization Sandplay Therapy
Stress-related disorders & PostTraumatic Stress Disorder
Developmental issues -children, adolescents & young adults, mid-life crisis
Multicultural counseling
Current Position   Adaptable Human Solutions
Contact Phone (Cell) 02) 749-7915 / 010) 3878-7683
E-Mail eunicera@ahskorea.com
Web page http://ahskorea.com/