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Oh Myo Kim

Associate Professor of the Practice


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


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 pregnancy and motherhood for adopted individuals.

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.

Honors/Professional Activities

  • Co-chair, Special Interest Group on Adoption, American Psychological Association
  • Asian American Psychological Association Dissertation Award
  • Adoption Initiative Pre-doctoral Dissertation Award