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Christian Counseling

기독교상담학1 Eun-Young Choi, PhD|Professor of Christian Counseling
Dr. Choi has been teaching Christian counseling at Torch Trinity since 2003. She began her education at Seoul National University (SNU) in the department of pharmacy before getting her MA in counseling at SNU. She received her PhD in Counseling from SNU. Dr. Choi had previously taught counseling in Korea at SNU, Calvin University, Ehwa Womans University, Seoul National University of Education, Kyungin National University of Education, Yong-In University, and Chongshin School of Continuing Education before coming to Torch Trinity. Her experience includes counseling at SNU Counseling Center, Seoul National Psychiatric Hospital, and the Korean Youth Counseling Institute, where she was a senior counselor. She is married with two children.
기독교상담학2 Eunnie R. Rhee, PsyD|Professor of Christian Counseling
Dr. Rhee joined Torch Trinity in 2005. Dr. Rhee was born in Korea and immigrated with her family to the U.S. in 1982. Dr. Rhee received her bachelor of social work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), and worked as a child welfare specialist for the state of Illinois, Department of Children and Family Services. To sharpen her clinical skills and understanding, she earned her MA in social work at the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA), and then received her master's degree in biblical theology and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Wheaton College in Illinois, USA. Her clinical experience includes counseling high school students in Chicago's public high schools, victims of sexual assault, adults at a Christian outpatient clinic, college students at a college counseling center, and traumatized children in a residential treatment facility. She served at New Life Counseling Center as a supervisor and clinical director for the children's program. She provides Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and psychological assessment for children, adults, and missionary candidates. She is married with a son.
기독교상담학3 Kyungwha Hong, EdD|Associate Professor of Christian Counseling
Dr. Hong officially joined Torch Trinity in 2011. Her higher education has focused mostly on understanding children, adolescents, and their environments. She received her BA in educational psychology from Ehwa Womans University (Seoul) before going on to receive her MS in marital & family therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA, USA). She also earned an EdM & EdD in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education (Cambridge, MA, USA). Before coming to Torch Trinity, she was with the Talent R&D Center for two years and worked with the Global Talent Research Center at Seoul National University. Together they developed the Global Talent Indicator (GTI) which is a self-report measure that assesses adolescent capacities needed to work in today's global society. She is married with a son.