Assistant Professor of the Practice
Oh Myo Kim, M.Div, Ph.D., is an associate professor of the practice in the Counseling Developmental, and Educational Psychology department. Her research focuses on adoption, the family dynamics in transracial families, and identity development in adopted adults, but her research extends to cultural socialization, racial and ethnic identity, and social oppression. More recently, Dr. Kim’s research is focusing on the birth mother experience, specifically in South Korea.
Trained as a counseling psychologist, Dr. Kim practices mindfulness-based behavioral therapy and completed her postdoctoral training focusing on eating disorders. She is a member of the Asian American Psychological Association.