Meet Our Therapists

Caring support. effective solutions. new beginnings.

Adaptable Human Solutions (AHS) makes a real difference through multilingual offerings, high standards of care and uncompromising values. 

With a wide variety of talented and authentic people on our team, AHS is an inspiring place where passion and purpose naturally flow throughout our work. 

Diversity is not just a value at AHS, it is our DNA. 

AHS Team and Therapists

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Victor E. Frankl

Noreen Jaden | Founder​

  • Advanced Corporate Coaching Program (CCU)
  • Business Coaching Essentials Certificate (CCU)
  • Registered Psychologist License (Alberta, Canada)
  • Master of Science, Marriage & Family Therapy (Loma Linda University)
  • Graduate Certificate, Family Life Education (Loma Linda University)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (University of Alberta)

I started Adaptable Human Solutions with an ambition to provide a space for both individuals and organizations to imagine and create new possibilities. A place where new ideas emerge, transformation occurs, and synergy is found within and between individuals and teams.

I am a firm believer that work should be more than a means to an end and is one more place that we can live out our purpose and experience with great meaning in our lives. With a vision of seeing others step more fully into their places of highest contribution, I blend my background as a Canadian psychologist, business leader and consultant to catalyze change.

Little thrills me more, professionally and personally, than having the privilege of seeing people more fully step into the lives they believe they were meant to live, embracing their passion and purpose. When I am privileged to be alongside them in their journey as leaders, entrepreneurs, or individuals, hearing of the joy this brings them and viewing the upward cycle of their development and contributions to their organizations is an amazing experience.

As a psychologist turned entrepreneur/business coach/consultant, I am passionate about merging all kinds of development models for unique and best outcomes. As conversations are facilitated and new thought processes are triggered, possibilities are expanded and in this space, new ideas, projects and businesses are born. My personal journey has transformed into one of supporting other entrepreneurs, start-ups, and leaders of larger business in process alignment as well as personal alignment.

If I had to sum up my coaching/consulting in one word, it would be “alignment” as it is often about aligning processes, people, and programs to experience and deliver the greatest value. Whether I am actively coaching, coming from a place of leading my organization, or just living in my community this is likely one of my own highest places of contribution and truly a place of meaning for me.

  • Leadership Coaching
  • Alignment Coaching (values alignment, business process/strategic alignment, organizational alignment)
  • Entrepreneurial/Start-up Coaching
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • United States
  • Canada

In the time of COVID-19, we spend more time around the dining table – with home-cooked meals, to be sure, but also enjoying rousing games of table tennis.

My strong sense of curiosity about people and the places they live has taken me to well over 60 countries, with the beautiful country of Bhutan being the latest.

In 2009, I was honored to become an Honorary Seoul Citizen.

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Victor E. Frankl


Elizabeth Schnobrich Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Director

  • Licensed Psychologist (Nevada, Virginia, Minnesota, USA)
  • Certification in Kazdin’s Parent Management Training (Yale University: Yale Parenting Center)
  • Critical Incident Response Training/Crisis Response Provider (Crisis Care Network)
  • Doctorate in Psychology, Clinical Psychology (Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Communications (St. Olaf College, USA)

As a clinical psychologist for 15+ years, I have extensive experience in providing therapy to a wide variety of clients all over the world.  I am a trained professional, dedicated to help you wherever you are on your journey. Whatever your unique struggles may be, we will work together as a team to help you overcome your distinct difficulties. I employ an eclectic approach designed to fit the individual needs of each client, utilizing a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Attachment Based, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused, Strength Based, and more. I am here to help you reach your full potential and enjoy life to its fullest.

I also provide assistance for parents and families. As a parent, as well as a professional, I have found parenting to be the most challenging and rewarding job one can face. We all encounter struggles as a parent and I’m here to work with you and your family in order to improve communication, relationships, and quality of life. Whether you are going through a difficult transition stage with your child, extreme behavioral problems, or anything in between, I am here to help. I provide concrete, step-by-step strategies for parenting your unique child in the most effective ways possible, using proven methods.

  • Children, adolescents, and adults
  • Parents and families
  • Anxiety and depression
  • ADHD
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions and grief
  • United States
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • I have three wonderful children.
  • We love to go camping as a family.
  • I am a proud military spouse, which has allowed us to travel and move all over the world.
Media Appearances

NEW DAY at Arirang: “World Mental Health Day & Suicide in Korea

NEW DAY at Arirang: “Body Profile Obsession

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy… Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.
– Brené Brown

Certified Clinical Psychologist

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Glasgow, UK)
  • Master of Science, Human Cognitive Neuropsychology (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Master of Arts, Psychology (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Within the therapy room my aim is to provide a safe and judgement free space where we can explore life’s challenges together, reflecting and problem solving as we go.

I am individualized and person centered in my approach. Every client and every situation is different and there is no “one size fits all” approach to life or to working towards positive mental wellbeing. I believe that therapy is a joint venture whereby we work together to better understand the presenting problems and underlying difficulties in the context of life experiences, developmental history and current circumstances.

I have a wealth of experience working with adjustment, whether that be adjusting to changes of life circumstance, health changes or diagnosis, dealing with uncertainty or grieving for a variety of losses.

I use an integrated therapeutic approach drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Health Anxiety
  • Adjustment to life changing illness/diagnosis
  • Adjustment to neurological conditions
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • LGBTQIA+ affirming
  • United Kingdom
  • South Korea
  • I love animals! I have one little cat called Coco who moved with us from Scotland to South Korea and has settled into her new lifestyle very well.
  • I also love to travel and one of my favorite activities is to plan a new travelling adventure.
We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
– Carl Jung

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

  • Licensed Psychologist (Washington)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical and Health Psychology, with a specialization in Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology (University of Florida, USA)
  • Master of Science with a major in Psychology, University of Florida, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology and French, Bucknell University, USA

I am a licensed clinical psychologist, bringing over 8 years of dedicated experience to my work with youth, young adults, and families. I take a patient and family-centered approach to my clinical care, emphasizing the importance of understanding individuals within the context of their unique environments and cultures.

While the foundation of my clinical practice is cognitive-behavioral therapy, I employ an eclectic methodology that integrates elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and biofeedback. This personalized approach allows me to tailor my interventions to the specific needs of each individual/family, ensuring a comprehensive and effective treatment plan.

At the outset of each therapeutic relationship, I collaborate with patients to explore and establish their goals for care, utilizing these objectives as a guide throughout the treatment process. My extensive experience extends to addressing a wide spectrum of adjustment concerns related to life stressors. Furthermore, I specialize in medical psychology, focusing on youth, their families, and young adults dealing with issues such as sleep problems, chronic pain/somatic symptoms, adjustment to illness, and treatment adherence.

I am dedicated to meeting you and your family where you are, facilitating the creation of tangible steps that will lead you to your desired destination.

  • Children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Sleep problems
  • Pain concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Health anxiety
  • Adjustment to life transitions
  • Adjustment to illness/diagnosis
  • Stress management
  • United States
  • South Korea
  • France
  • Germany
  • I love the outdoors so you will find me in the mountains most weekends regardless of temperature.
  • One of my favorite ways to learn about other cultures is through food and dining with locals.

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene

Diana Park, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist

  • Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (The State of New York Department of Education)
  • Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist (Art Therapy Credentials Board)
  • Certification in Art Therapy Supervision Training (American Art Therapy Association)
  • Master of Arts, Clinical Art Therapy (Long Island University, USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Visual Communication Design (Kongju National University, South Korea)

I believe therapy is a lighthouse in the storm as it provides GUIDANCE in one’s life. The most common response I get from the clients is “I don’t know why this is happening to me.” I’ve encountered many clients confused about their problems, not knowing where to start or what they want from the therapy sessions. It is the role of a therapist to work together with the client to explore and investigate the root of the problem by assessing and organizing their thoughts to capture a complete understanding of the problem. By having a comprehensive understanding of the problem, they are able to set a realistic therapeutic expectation. Therapy will guide and lead them safely to the land when they can’t see the path in the storm.

To be successful with the treatment goal, I believe that the assessment is a critical kick-off process because it is easy to get lost in the middle of the treatment if one didn’t receive the appropriate assessment. I utilize art-based assessments as well as other psychological evaluations and assessments. Due to unfamiliarity with art-based assessments, some have questioned its validity and reliability. Widely practiced by qualified professionals, they are safe and effective methods based on empirical research derived from quantitative evidence. I have found art-based assessments are more effective with clients who do not have ability to assess their symptoms and problems such as children or individuals who are reluctant to verbalize their problems because it promotes self-reflection, self-awareness, and insight and is more motivating and enjoyable.

Many clients come in with worries such as “I can’t draw” because it is common thoughts that art therapist can provide only art therapy. I believe every single client has his/her own uniqueness and it is the role of the therapist to identify one’s characteristics, strengths, and challenges to utilize the most appropriate therapeutic approaches for the individual. I utilize variety of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and, of course, Art Therapy. I also want to say “Don’t worry if you can’t draw.” Art therapy DOES NOT require any specific level of artistic skill or talent. The focus of art therapy is not to create aesthetically pleasing or technically proficient artwork. The focus rather lies on empowering the clients to self-expression and exploration without fear of judgment. It is a powerful therapeutic approach for individuals who may find it challenging to express themselves verbally or prefer non-verbal modes of communication.

Lastly, the statement that I have heard a lot was “I wish there were a magic pill.” I understand the frustration, however, therapy is not a magic pill. It is important to have realistic expectations about therapy and understand that it is a process that requires active participation, effort, and time. Therapy is collaborative. Thank you so much for reading my long script. I support you all in achieving your own goals and creating a meaningful and fulfilling lives!

  • Mood-related Disorders
  • OCD & Anxiety-related Disorders
  • Selective Mutism & Social Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • ADHD Trauma

United States, South Korea

I can eat and eat any time of the day.

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
– Carl Jung

International therapy and counseling services

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Wisconsin, USA)
  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science in Special Education

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 6 years of social work experience post graduation. I value the importance of you feeling safe and comfortable during sessions and appreciate you taking the opportunity to be vulnerable to help on your path to recovery. I am here to go at your pace to meet the goals that you set for yourself. I utilize acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, harm reduction, and validation therapy techniques.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic disorder
  • Bipolar
  • Personality disorders
  • Hoarding
  • Dementia
  • Autism
  • Trauma
  • Substance use disorders
  • Suicidal ideations
  • Homelessness
  • Diverse multinational issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress and burnout management for geriatric clients and their caregivers

USA (Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin), Canada (Ontario), Poland

I once hiked alongside an erupting volcano during one of my exciting travels. When I am not traveling, I enjoy seeing broadway shows, listening to 80s music, drinking hot chocolate, and walking with my little dog.

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman

SAC Registered Counsellor, Juliana Pang

SAC Registered Counsellor

  • Master of Counselling, Monash University (Australia)
  • Certified Addictions Informed Mental Health Professional, PESI (United States)
  • Professional Member, NAADAC, Association for Addiction Professionals (United States)
  • Accredited Partner Trauma Therapist, International Institute of Trauma and Addictions Professionals (United States)
  • Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, EFTTA (Australia)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute

As a therapist specializing in sobriety and recovery, I am equipped with addiction treatment knowledge from my work in both inpatient and outpatient settings. My expertise extends to individuals from diverse cultures who are struggling with addiction to compulsive behaviours, substances or alcohol. Together, we will conduct a thorough analysis of your dependency patterns and relapse cycle. We will develop a customized relapse prevention plan that identifies trigger cues, fosters coping skills, and support you through the relapse process. If the situation calls for it, I can recommend higher levels of care and medication-assisted detox at leading in-patient rehab centres worldwide. For those of you who prefer the moderation approach, we can work on harm reduction goals, identify high-risk situations and develop tapering strategies. My services also include addressing the effects of addiction on family and couple relationships and supporting spouses of persons recovering from sex or pornography addictions. Let me help you achieve sustained sobriety by creating a plan that meets your unique needs and personal goals.

  • Behavioural Addictions: Gaming, Gambling
  • Chemical Addictions: Alcohol, Prescription Medications, Substances
  • Partners of Persons with Sex/Pornography Addiction
  • Work Stress and Burnout
  • General Anxiety Issues
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Life Stage Adjustments
  • Couple Relationship Stress

Singapore, Australia, France

I love watching K-dramas as they provide an experience of fantasy and escape away from the realities of life. In K-dramas, the good person always wins and lives happily ever after.
I also enjoy cafe-hopping and love a cup of aromatic coffee and fresh bakery to start my day.

It is what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.
– Paulo Coelho

Psychotherapist, counsellor in Korea, Yianna Kefala

Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Psychotherapist/Counsellor UK & USA Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Supervision Qualification, The Society of Analytical Psychology, London, UK
Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy (Accredited by The National Counselling Society & National Council of Psychotherapists), NAOS Institute, UK.
Master in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy & Social Studies, London Metropolitan University
Master’s Social Work, University of New Hampshire, USA
Bachelor’s Social Work, Higher Technological Educational Institute, Patra Greece

As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist I offer both long and short psychotherapy and counselling to adults and couples. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy enables people to develop a better understanding of their inner self, which, in turn enables them to have a better insight into their own feelings/thoughts/behaviours and these of others. The ultimate aim is to feel more content with various aspects of themselves and their lives as well as reach their full potential in their personal and professional lives. Our work together aims to reach beyond the initial symptoms which may have initiated the desire for therapy, to the underlying causes which reside in deeper layers of our psychic world. It is usually seen as a journey towards self-discovery and introspection that involves patient and therapist working together. Working in this way we aim to create lasting change internally and for my clients to start feeling more in control of their lives both in connection to themselves and others. I provide individual sessions, couple counseling/psychotherapy in English and Greek.

Some of the benefits:
• Focuses on underlying emotions
• Explores avoidance behaviours
• Identifies recurring thinking patterns
• Explores past experiences
• Explores interpersonal relationships
• Helps recondition the brain from past traumas

  • Individual and Couple issues
  • Low mood/ Depression
  • Anxiety/stress/other mental health issues
  • Post-natal depression
  • Bereavement/Losses
  • Identity/cross cultural issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Self -harming behaviours/suicidality
  • Difficult life experiences you wish to understand and resolve
  • Going through life transitions which you find difficult
  • Feel stuck in certain areas of your life
  • Relationships feel unmanageable or overwhelming
  • Finds it hard to manage new role sin life (such as parenting)

I am a physically active adventure seeker and a keen reader. I love travelling and exploring new places, studying philosophy, astronomy and learning about people and different cultures. I feel really humbled and really grateful to have the opportunities that I’ve had over the past couple of years to get to know both on a personal and professional level some amazing people.

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
– Aristotle

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Illinois, USA)
  • Masters of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy (Wheaton College)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities)

Various reasons encourage people to seek therapy. My aim, as I meet each individual or family, is to connect with them where they are and to let them know that they are seen and heard. I strive in creating an environment that allows people to be and express themselves to help this therapeutic experience be a valuable experience.

Some of the main approaches that I use are Bowenian family systems theory, Emotion Focused therapy, and Narrative therapy. I also use play therapy with children.

  • Couples Therapy
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Parent and Child relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Teenagers and above
  • Cross cultural issues, transitions (Third-culture issues)

I can speak three different languages and each language brings out a different side of me.

Once you are real you can’t be ugly again, except to people who don’t understand.
– from The Velveteen Rabbit

Clinical Psychologist, Amanda Xavier

Clinical Psychologist

  • MSCP Full Registered Member (Malaysia)
  • SPS Full International Member (Singapore)
  • Master of Science – Clinical Psychology (HELP University, Malaysia)
  • Bachelor of Science – Psychology (Honors) (HELP University, Malaysia)

As a psychologist, I have experience working with a diverse population of clients including young adults, parents, working adults, and LGBTQ+ individuals, presenting with mild to severe clinical concerns such as self-worth and self-confidence issues, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD and BDD.

I prefer using a holistic approach based on person-centered therapy but bring in tools from my main choice of Acceptance and Commitment-based Therapy (ACT), as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and more based on your needs.z

— As a person, I am passionate about helping you achieve not only a desirable therapy goal, but also to enrich your life for a much more content long-term outcome. When I work with you, I am a supporter of your progress and setbacks, and also a companion along your journey. I strive for therapy being a safe, open, and supportive place, especially to clients whose mental health, wellbeing, and safety are usually at a higher risk such as the minority races and ethnicities, gender and sexual orientation, and neurodivergent individuals.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem and Self-worth
  • Burnout
  • Self-care
  • ADHD
  • Young Adults
  • Working Adults
  • LGBTQ+ affirming

I am a collector of hobbies, ranging from reading, crochet, and video games, to roller skating and tabletop role-playing games, like Dungeons & Dragons and Call of Cthulhu. So if you ever need a session to just share about your passions and hobbies (we all need a little lightness sometimes), I would be happy to prioritize this too!

Maybe the gift of being human is that we do not give up – even when all hope is lost.
– Leigh Bardugo

Certified Youth Counselor Lv.2.
Certified Professional Counselor Lv.2

  • BA, Business Administration, Psychology (Yonsei University)
  • MA, Clinical/Counseling Psychology (Seoul National University)
  • Certified Youth Counselor Lv.2 (South Korea)
  • Certified Professional Counselor Lv.2 (South Korea)

I see psychotherapy as a wholistic problem-solving process. We often encounter events in life that we did not learn how to handle and sometimes working through it can be very challenging. So with a foundation of strong bonding and understanding between me and my client, we lay out the cards we have and devise a plan. This includes learning more about ourselves and practicing skills that are tailored to my client’s strengths and the problem at hand.

I lean towards the practices of clinical psychology, integrating therapy modes and techniques which are supported by research and collective experience. The theoretical approaches I use are: person-centered therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, schema therapy and dialectical-behavioral therapy, including mindfulness and acceptance based strategies. I structure the therapy process to be empathetic, collaborative, creative, resonant and last but not least, humorous!

My professional experience includes those as a school counselor, therapist for expatriates, and researcher focusing on the psychological maladaptation of artists. I also have a personal experience traveling to over 20 countries and meeting people from diverse cultural backgrounds. This led me to deepen intercultural understanding as well as expand my psychological knowledge on young adults, non-Koreans in South Korea and artists.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Conflict in romantic relationships
  • Adjustment to major life changes
  • Adults
  • Adolescents
  • Artists
  • Group counseling

South Korea, New Zealand

  • My second passion is of the arts! I have debuted as an indie metal band vocal in 2012 and currently an amateur pop/rock vocalist. I also appreciate all forms of art from media art exhibitions to traditional performances.
  • I love cooking, baking and feeding it to people.
  • I am running an Instagram page to promote mental health of artists. Take a look:

No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.
– Carl Jung

Canadian Certified Counselor
KPA Certified Counselor

  • Canadian Certified Counselor (CCC, Canada)
  • Certified Counselor (KPA, South Korea)
  • MA – Counseling Psychology, Trinity Western University
  • BA – Psychology, Trinity Western University

I feel privileged to be in the counseling room with my clients who are investing the courage to share their own stories and deepest emotions, and taking steps to make positive changes in their lives.

I have worked with international students, immigrants and locals in the multicultural city of Vancouver, Canada. My clients were children, adolescents, their parents and other adults with a wide variety of personal issues. Along with other ethical standards, I believe understanding and respecting the unique cultural and personal backgrounds of my clients is essential in developing effective therapeutic relationships with them. My own experience of being raised in two distinct cultures has helped increase my awareness of and respect toward individuals who come from different backgrounds, and who might be facing the challenges of adapting to a completely alien culture.

In terms of my therapeutic approach, my goal is to practice integrative counseling, which goes beyond eclectic counseling. I believe the most effective counseling demands openness and the flexibility to modify different strategies on the part of the therapist, which will fit the unique needs and the situation of the individual client. Having said that, the theories that resonate most closely with my therapeutic approach are person-centered and family systems. I value individuals as unique and believe that we are constantly choosing in spite of having embedded influences from our formative years. Some of the interventions I use – depending on the individual situation of the client – include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Existential Therapy and Art Therapy.

Although many clients might perceive my role as that of a ‘healer,’ I would like to think of my clients as “fellow travelers” instead of making distinctions between clients and therapists (Irvin D. Yalom).

  • Cross-cultural families
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Adolescents and young adults
  • Depression, anxiety
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Assertiveness training
  • Career counseling
  • Bilingual (English and Korean)
  • Canada
  • South Korea

I am one of those people who need a certain amount of sleep in order to function well the next day. According to my friends, I become a completely different person after 11pm, and I say things that do not make sense or are difficult to understand.

Whenever I bake healthy cookies or muffins, my family and friends have one bite, and only one bite… not because they don’t taste good, but because they are too healthy!

Our family has two lovely dogs named Cheolsu and Younghee.

I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
– Carl Jung
Bilingual psychologist in Korea, Esther Jang

Certified Counseling Psychologist

  • Certified Counseling psychologist (KCPA, South Korea)
  • Certified Coach (KAC, South Korea)
  • Ph.D.-Counseling & Coaching, Yonsei university
  • MA- Religion & psychology, Graduation Theological Union
    BS-Pharmacy, Ewha Womans University

I believe that my role as a therapist is to create a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental, and empathetic space for clients, so that they can share their stories and experiences to process their unresolved issues in the past, finding better solutions for the current issues and developing skills for the future events.

I mainly use the integrative therapeutic approaches to be able to facilitate the process: CBT(Cognitive Behavior therapy), DBT(Dialectic Behavior therapy), ACT(Acceptance Commitment therapy), psycho dynamic theories for the individuals, Solution focused therapy, Brownian systemic therapy for the families and Emotionally focused therapy for the couples. In case of trauma, I added seeking safety modules, IFS(Internal Family Systems), CPT(Cognitive Process Therapy) and Poly Vagal Theory.

I think that as a human being, we are all different culturally. Integrating cultural elements in our psychological responses as well as integrating spiritual practices in our therapeutic process will be helpful to understand ourselves in a holistic way.

  • Individual, couple and family issues
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Sexual issues
  • Trauma & Addiction
  • Interpersonal conflicts
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Grief & loss
  • Cultural adjustment issues

Seoul, Korea, & California, USA

I love to play golf because it reminds me the importance of relaxing my body when there is a strong pressure.

How can we accept others when we don’t know that we are strangers to ourselves?
– Julia Kristeva

Registered Art Therapist
Licensed Youth Counselor Lv.2

  • Registered Art Therapist (USA, South Korea)
  • Licensed Youth Counselor Lv2 (South Korea)
  • Certified Clinical Psychology Practitioner (South Korea)
  • Forensic Psychology Assistant Lv1 (South Korea)
  • Victim Assessment Professional (South Korea)
  • PhD program in Art Therapy (Notre Dame de Namur University, USA)
  • MPS in Art Therapy (addictionology track, School of Visual Arts, USA)
  • Studio Fine Arts Foundation (Alberta University of Arts & Design, Canada)
  • BA in Psychology (Mount Royal University, Canada)
  • BA in Mass Communication & English Language and Literature (Pukyong National University, Korea)

Rather than fixing, healing, or recovery, I prefer to embrace each person’s whole self, enhance their resilience, and sublimate what they are struggling with through multiple forms of art. In this way, visual metaphors are added to their lives. Focusing on the strengths that I find while working with them, I help to motivate them to self-reflect and self-validate and I witness some parts of their therapeutic journey toward an enhanced quality of life. My therapeutic alliance with the client has an effective and meaningful communication method based on empathy and integrity that transcends words. In terms of therapeutic approach, my interest began with Nataly Rogers’ Person-Centered Expressive Art Therapy and has been developing into an integrated and customized form with various evidence-based and solution-focused techniques, including psychodynamic perspectives, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.

  • Art Therapy for all ages
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Neuro-diversion (AD/HD, ASD, Developmental delay, dementia, etc.)
  • Trauma
  • Grief & Loss
  • Addiction
  • Acculturation
  • Queer-friendly
  • Self-esteem & Empowerment
  • Interpersonal Relationship issues
  • Burnout prevention & Stress coping skills
  • South Korea
  • USA
  • Canada

I’ve participated in several group/solo exhibitions in Canada, United States, and Korea. 

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
– Carl R. Rogers

Danielle Chapman Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Certified Play Therapist

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Play Therapist

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Certified Play Therapist (Kansas, USA)
  • Masters of Science, Family therapy (Friends University)
  • Bachelors of Arts, Psychology and Criminal Justice (Wichita State University)

I am passionate about my work with children, adolescents, adults, and families who have experienced trauma, relationship issues, grief, and are struggling with behavioral issues. I am well-versed in Play Therapy, Sandtray, and more. Play is the natural language of change for children who have difficulty articulating their needs.

I believe that each person’s journey is unique which is why tailor my work to the particular needs of each person. A trusting relationship is key to evaluating our needs and using our strength for overcoming life-limiting challenges.

My down-to-earth approach and humor have been vital in the success of my clients. It can be time to make the changes you want. I enjoy helping people learn new coping skills, stress management, relaxation, and mindfulness techniques. With respect and ease, I will join you on your path to a healthier life.

  • Children of all ages
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma
  • School Issues
  • Relational Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • England
  • USA
  • South Korea
  • I have visited over 25 countries
  • I was a college athlete and got invited to the Olympic Trials

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
– Dumbledore

Allison Archer Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • Play Therapy Graduate Certificate (University of Wyoming)
  • National Board Certified Counselor Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Washington, USA)
  • Military and Trauma Counselor Graduate Certificate (East Carolina University)
  • Master of Science of Counselor Education (East Carolina University)
  • Bachelor of Science (Belmont Abbey College)

I believe the therapeutic alliance between a client and clinician can be a place for peace, healing, and processing the unpredictable world that we live in. My approach to therapy is founded in Client Centered Therapy meaning I believe the therapeutic relationship is key.

Our therapeutic alliance created during counseling is meant to honor the diversity and unique needs of my clients, therapy is tailored to your individual or familial needs. I have additional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Child Centered Play Therapy, Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, and Expressive Art Therapy techniques which I integrate to help you meet your goals.

  • Adjustment
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Military families
  • LGBTQIA Affirming
  • Neurodivergent
  • Affirming
  • North Carolina, USA
  • Washigton, USA
  • Asan-Si, South Korea
  • Tennessee, USA

I love getting out and exploring either in nature or a big city. I have two large dogs named Adelaide and Nico.

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admitted the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
– Maya Angelou
Canadian Certified Counsellor Joy Choi

Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.)

  • Canadian Certified Counsellor (Canada)
  • Master of Counselling, Briercrest Seminary (Canada)
  • BA in Social Welfare, Youngnam Theological University (Korea)

Life can sometimes feel overwhelming, leaving you stuck and stressed. But there is hope, and I’m here to offer you a safe space to navigate your personal struggles, overcome life’s challenges, and develop self-compassion and emotional regulation skills. As a Canadian Certified Counsellor with expertise in OCD & Anxiety-related disorders, Depression, Trauma/PTSD, Stress and Anger Management, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Cultural Adjustment, I have the tools and knowledge to support you.

Many of my clients have found that our collaboration empowered them to confront difficult emotions and gain a deeper understanding of their minds, emotions, and bodies. It’s common to carry the weight of past wounds and traumatic memories, which can make us feel inadequate, disconnected, and out of place in the present moment and our relationships.

I want to invite you to join me on this beautiful journey of healing and self-growth. Through self-love, compassion, and a profound understanding of our past, we can find the inner strength to heal our wounds and reclaim our lives. I would consider it a privilege to work with you, offering hope, support, and positive solutions along the way. Let’s take this step together toward a brighter future.

  • Emotional overwhelming
  • OCD & Anxiety-related disorders
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Life transitions, and grief
  • Stress and anger management
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Cross-cultural families and cultural adjustment
  • South Korea
  • Canada

The place where I am living has a long and very cold winter and a short but awesome summer. Despite temperatures dropping to as low as -30 degrees, I am a nature explorer who loves spending time outdoors because nature is one of my best friends!

The essence of trauma is a disconnect from the self. Therefore, the essence of healing is not just uncovering one’s past but reconnecting with oneself in the present.
– Dr. Gabor Mate

Certified Clinical Psychologist
Certified Mental Health Psychologist, Level 1

  • Bachelors of Arts, Psychology, University of Washington (Seattle, USA)
  • Masters of Arts, Clinical Psychology, Seoul National University
  • Certified Clinical Psychologist, Korean Clinical Psychology Association
  • Certified Mental Health Psychologist, Lv1, Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare

I desire to create a space where you can be authentic and assured that your life obstacles or even vulnerability will be engaged with the utmost respect. I believe that a nonjudgmental, caring space of our own can be an amazing catalyst for growth. As a counselor, I enjoy empowering my clients and helping them build on their strengths so that they can overcome personal challenges. My goal is for you to experience the freedom that comes through counseling and processing life circumstances together. We all have unique stories, and I would be honored to hear yours, should you choose to share it with me.

My approach draws primarily from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which focuses on solving current problems and modifying unhelpful thoughts and behavior patterns. However, I am flexible with my therapy approach and adapt different ones based on the needs of my client so that I can effectively assist them in reaching their counseling goals. I am committed to helping my clients improve their mental health and find peace in their life.

I have a wealth of experiences working with adolescents in life transition, school adjustments, self-harm behaviors, anger issues, peer relationships, family problems. Also, I have experiences with adults to assist adjustment, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem, and stress management.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Child and Adolescent Behavior
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Stress Management
  • South Korea
  • I lived in the United States from 2008 to 2015
  • I love to travel! and most of my trips are unplanned.
  • I enjoy spending time with family and friends, going on walks, experimenting with new recipes.

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
– Theodore Roosevelt

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Certified Clinical Psychologist

  • 임상심리전문가
  • 정신보건임상심리사1급
  • 게슈탈트상담전문가
  • 석사 – 임상심리학: 연세대학교

모든 사람은 그 자체로 존중받아야 한다고 생각합니다. 내담자의 자기실현과 행복한 삶을 돕는 것이 상담자의 역할입니다. 치료는 관계를 통해 체험적으로 일어나는 것이며, 자신의 모습을 있는 그대로 알아차리면서도 수용하도록 돕고, 자기 자신이 자신의 삶의 진정한 주체가 되도록 하는 과정이 상담에서 이루어집니다. 주 치료 접근법으로 게슈탈트치료, 정신분석, 애착이론, 인지행동치료 등을 사용합니다.

  • 우울
  • 불안
  • 대인관계
  • 아동 양육
  • 부부관계치료
  • EAP
  • 취미는 바둑과 여행, 자건거타기이며 조만간 수영을 배울 계획입니다.

진인사 대천명(盡人事待天命) 어떤 일이든지 자신의 노력으로 최선을 다한 뒤에 그 성공의 여부는 하늘의 뜻에 따라 겸허하게 받아들인다. 고중작락(苦中作樂) 괴로움 가운데도 즐거움이 있다.

진인사 대천명(盡人事待天命) 어떤 일이든지 자신의 노력으로 최선을 다한 뒤에 그 성공의 여부는 하늘의 뜻에 따라 겸허하게 받아들인다. 고중작락(苦中作樂) 괴로움 가운데도 즐거움이 있다.

Board-Certified and Registered Art Therapist & Licensed Creative Art Therapist

  • Board-Certified and Registered Art Therapist (Art Therapy Credential Board, USA)
  • Licensed Creative Art Therapist (New York State Department of Education, USA)
  • Masters of Arts in Art Therapy (New York University, USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Theory & English Language and Literature (Hong Ik University, South Korea)

I join my client’s unique healing journey with integrated holistic approach of art therapy, talk therapy, psychodynamic theory, relational-cultural therapy, client-centered therapy, mindfulness practice, CBT and DBT techniques. Client is the expert of their own journey and I come in with my own experiences, insights, and wisdom in life as well as professional knowledge. I am here to guide you, walk alongside you, and sometimes push you in your healing journey.

I believe every person is an artist in a way, picturing and writing their own stories. In art therapy, there is neither right or wrong ways of making art, nor good or bad artist. I encourage my clients to use art as one of communication methods. Sometimes it’s hard to express oneself in a verbal language and we need some time to understand what’s going on inside us. During the art making process, clients can start to understand themselves, gain new perspectives, gain a sense of mastery and achievement, learn and develop distress tolerance skills, coping skills, organizational skills, and self-soothing skills. In one’s healing journey, art can be used as a safe and strong tool.

  • Art Therapy
  • Children, adolescent, young adults
  • Interpersonal issues
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Trauma
  • For a certain period of my life, I knew how to play an oboe, a violin, a piano, a sogeum (Korean traditional musical instrument), and an ukulele.
  • My least favorite art medium is watercolor paints because it’s too watery and hard to control for me. Still, I often challenge myself to use watercolor in self-care. It helps to accept who I am, my vulnerability, weakness, frustration, and to practice letting things go.
We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
– J.K. Rowling

*To guide you in your decision for best fit, we’ve provided each therapist’s rate. Our fees reflect the therapists clinical background, training, and demand for their services. We endeavor to provide services across a wide spectrum so our fees range between 90,000KRW to 390,000KRW (+10% VAT). 

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Sarah Lee | Managing Director​

Sarah has been with AHS since 2009 and is the current Managing Director responsible for overall strategy and management. Sarah is keen to encourage and enhance innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship to bring the best quality care to clients. Passionate about working with people, and a desire to do something meaningful lead Sarah to AHS in order to make a difference in people’s lives.

Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, with your job, not with your money, but with you.
– Unknown

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