Korean Mental Health Providers

Elena Kim, PhD, LMFT

Pathway Center for Psychotherapy

4530 South Berkeley Lake Road, Norcross, GA 30071

678-384-0398

elena.kim@hotmail.com

www.drelenakim.com

Ages: Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals, Couples, Families

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Relationship issues, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma

Orientations: Family of Origin Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Brainspotting

Grace Choi

Mercer Family Therapy Center

105 Collier Road, Suite 4040, Atlanta, GA 30309

678-547-6789

mftcatl@mercer.edu

Ages: Children (3-10), Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population: Individuals, Couples, and Families

Languages: English, Korean

Orientations: Solution Focused Therapy

Note: I am a graduate student studying Marriage and Family Therapy at Mercer University. I provide therapy at our onsite clinic located at Piedmont Hospital. Because we are students-in-training, our services are low fee (ranging $5 to $75).

David Kim, PhD, LPC

Research Institute for Counseling & Education (RICE)

3000 Langford Road, Building 300, Peachtree Corners, GA 30071

404-512-0886

david.kim.rice@gmail.com

www.rice4me.com

Ages: Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population: Individuals, Couples, Families

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Mood disorders, Relationship issues, Personality disorders, ADD/ADHD, Trauma

Orientations: Psychodynamic Therapy

Haneul Kim, LMSW, MBA

Empower Counseling

4411 Suwanee Dam Road, Suite 450, Suwanee, GA 30024

770-283-8386

han@empowercounseling.net

www.empowercounseling.net

 

Ages: Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population: Individuals

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma

Orientations: Buddhist Psychology, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Additional services: Corporate workshops for mental well-being

Vena Kim Cain, LMSW, Hypnotherapy

Vena Kim Cain Psychotherapy and Coaching

Brookhaven, GA 30319

404-405-7049

venakimcain@gmail.com

www.venakimcain.com

www.youtube.com/channel/UCUc18vY9Xo-RluP3DxjunRA

Ages: Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population: Individuals

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Sexual abuse, Spiritual crisis, Relationship and family issues, Gender and sexuality

Orientations: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Compassion Focused, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Meditation, Hypnotherapy

Youmi Kim, LMSW, CAADC

Research Institute for Counseling & Education (RICE)

3000 Langford Road, Building 300, Norcross, GA 30071

770-766-8142

youmi.kim.rice@gmail.com

www.rice4me.com

Ages: Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population I Serve: Individuals

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Depression, Anxiety, Substance abuse, Parenting, Women's issues (Motherhood, self-esteem, self-care, relationship issues, emotional stress, balancing work/family demands)

Orientations: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Strength-Based and Attachment-Based Therapy

Note: I am approved by the state of Georgia DBHDD to provide substance abuse evaluations and ASAM Level treatment.

Woojin Kowalk, DO

Emory Clinic

12 Executive Park Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

404-778-5526

www.emoryhealthcare.org

Population: Individuals

Languages: English, Korean

Note: Dr. Kowalk is a psychiatrist employed at the Emory Clinic. To make an appointment, please call the Emory Clinic and follow their intake process.

Heejin Lee, MA, MDiv

Research Institute for Counseling & Education (RICE)

3000 Langford Road, Building 300, Norcross, GA 30071

470-588-3645

heejin.lee.rice@gmail.com

www.rice4me.com

Ages: Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals, Couples, Families

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Anger management, Spirituality, Relationships, Self-compassion, Identity challenges (Racial, cultural, and gender)

Orientations: Psychodynamic/analysis Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness, Family Systems Therapy

Jennifer Lee, LMSW

Transformations Therapy of Atlanta

4566 Lawrenceville Highway, Suite 101, Lilburn, GA 30047

770-217-7563

jlee@transformationsatl.com

www.transformationsatl.com

Ages: Children (3-10), Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals, Families

Languages: English

Concerns: Mood disorders, Trauma

Orientations: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Narrative Therapy; Solution-Focused Therapy; Attachment, Regulation, and Competency Framework (ARC)

Julia Lee, MS, NCC

Research Institute for Counseling & Education (RICE)

3000 Langford Road, Suite 300, Norcross, GA 30071

678-615-8882

juila.lee.rice@gmail.com

www.rice4me.com

Ages: Children (3-10), Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65), Older Adults (65+)

Population: Individuals, Couples, Families

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Anger management, Addiction, Compulsions, Panic disorders; Child and adolescent counseling for career and aptitude exploration, attention issues, and attachment/emotional concerns

Orientations: Play therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Positive Psychology, Motivational Enhancement Therapy

Note: Before I came to the US, I used to work as a social worker in Korea. I also do workshops and group counseling for parents on anger, self-esteem, and healthy parent-child relationships.

Joseph Pak, PhD, LMSW

Sprigs Counseling Collaborative

2675 Paces Ferry Road SE, Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30339

404-594-1390

jpak316@gmail.com

www.mysprigs.org

Ages: Children (3-10), Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30)

Population: Individuals, Families

Languages: English

Concerns: Anxiety, Trauma, Relationships, Transitions

Orientations: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Relational Cultural Therapy

Note: Dr. Pak is a full-time school social worker for Gwinnett County Public Schools.

Grace Rock, MA, LPC, LMHC

Grace Rock Counseling

315 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite 370, Decatur, GA 30030

206-201-1121

hello@gracerockcounseling.com

 

Ages: Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals

Languages: English

Concerns: Mood disorders, Trauma, Sexual abuse, Identity development (racial & gender), Cultural issues, Women's issues, Oppression, Perfectionism, Burnout

Orientations: Psychodynamic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Relational Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Anti-Oppressive Practice

Note: Licensed Counselor in the states of Georgia and Washington

Kimberly Wang, LPC

Research Institute for Counseling & Education (RICE)

3000 Langford Road, Building 300, Norcross, GA 30071

404-530-9738

kim.wang.rice@gmail.com

www.rice4me.com

 

Ages: Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals, Families

Languages: English

Concerns: Mood disorders, Relationship issues

Orientations: Humanistic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy

Soyoung Yun, MS, LPC

HEAL Counseling & Consulting

3000 Langford Road NW, Building 300, Norcross, GA 30071

470-800-9292

syun@healcounselingandconsulting.com

Ages: Children (3-10), Adolescents/Teens (11-17), Young Adults (18-30), Adults (30-65)

Population: Individuals, Couples, Families

Languages: English, Korean

Concerns: Mood disorders, Trauma, Addiction, Relationships, Women's Issues, Grief and loss

Orientations: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)