Josephine Kim, PhD, LMHC, NCC
Lecturer, Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Cross Cultural Student Emotional Wellness, Massachusetts General Hospital
Josephine M. Kim, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC is Lecturer on Education in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor whose clinical skills and experiences span many contexts including residential facilities, community agencies, and public and private schools. She has worked with multicultural populations through individual, group, and family counseling and has taught students of all ages in varied educational contexts. Dr. Kim has provided professional consultation and expertise on multicultural, mental health, career development, and educational issues to various media sources in Asia and in the U.S. She is USA Today's collegiate case study expert on school violence and has been featured in EBS (Educational Broadcast System) and KBS (Korea Broadcast System) programs in Korea related to developmental and mental health issues of youths. Dr. Kim is a regular keynote speaker at parent, teacher, counselor, and youth conferences both in the U.S. and Asia. She has been called upon during national crises, deployed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the federal government to work with Katrina victims during the summer of 2006 and Virginia Tech in the spring of 2007, directly following the campus violence. Dr. Kim is also the founding board director of a nonprofit organization that aims to educate Asian Americans on issues of spirituality, cultural and racial identity, intergenerational conflicts, cross-cultural advocacy, mental health, and career development issues.