Areas of interests and expertise: trauma including abuse and violence; complex grief, loss and bereavement issues; depression and anxiety; family dynamics and parenting; migrants and refugees; addiction, stress management, anger, relationship issues, and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). She is also experienced in group facilitation, psycho-education, and professional development training.

Style of Therapy: Hyeeun doesn’t believe one therapy or approach fits everyone. Therefore, every therapy is built around the specific individual. She uses her knowledge of different theories and approaches to create a tailored therapy.

Research: She works on various topics as a contract researcher. Her doctoral research was a study of 1.5 generation Kowis’ (Korean Kiwis’) experiences as parents and the influences on their parenting.

Education: PhD, MEd Counselling (Hons.), University of Auckland

Membership: Full member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC)