Eunmee is currently an intern pursuing her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University, a CACREP-accredited program designed for counselor licensure by Virginia state laws and regulations. She is a certified Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts (SYMBIS) Facilitator, trained by the Marriage Mentor Academy, which allows her to do assessments of married or pre-marriage couples. Eunmee has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from George Mason University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and was previously a mathematics instructor in Korea.
Eunmee has completed the following counseling coursework at Liberty University: Ethical & Legal Issues in Counseling, Human Growth & Development, Multicultural Counseling, Counseling Techniques & the Helping Relationship, Integration of Spirituality & Counseling, Theories of Counseling, Group Counseling, Research & Program Evaluation, Assessment Techniques in Counseling, Career Development & Counseling, Psychopathology, Theories of Family Systems, Crisis Counseling, Clinical Diagnosis & Treatment Planning, Substance Abuse: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention, and Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning in Marriage and Family Counseling. The SYBMIS curriculum includes training in marital momentum, wellbeing, and the dynamics of love, attitude, communication, gender roles, conflict, and spirituality.
Eunmee believes that counseling is a journey embarked upon together by the therapist and the client, which has the primary objective of accomplishing the life improvement goals of the client. She believes that every client has the ability to change their life for the better, and it is her job to help them do so. As a counseling intern, she plans to use a variety of counseling approaches, under the supervision of Dr. Mi-Kyong Kwon, to help the client accomplish their goals, which may include client-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, psychoeducation, and others, based on the client’s needs and goals.
Eunmee has experience as a mentoring program coordinator at the Family Counseling Center of Greater Washington (FCCGW), where she communicates with adolescents and parents participating in the program to facilitate problem resolution and coordination. She is also a counseling coordinator and participates in psychiatric consultation supervision meetings at FCCGW regarding psychiatric psychoeducation as well as psychiatric and counseling approaches regarding client cases. She is currently a counseling intern at HopeSpring Child & Family Clinic, LLC, under the supervision of Dr. Mi-Kyong Kwon, Ph.D. LPC, NCC, RPT-S. She is also an intern at the FCCGW under the supervision of Dr. Soo W. Han, Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA.
Eunmee has served as a volunteer teacher for disabled children at the Open Door Presbyterian Church for the past six years. She is originally from Busan, South Korea, and is bilingual in English and Korean. In her spare time, Eunmee enjoys spending time with her husband and teenage son, doing volunteer work, traveling, camping, yoga, hiking, skiing, reading, and watching movies.