Jeehee Sung, Ph.D.
(Marriage and Family Therapy)


  • - Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University
  • - M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy, University of San Diego
  • - M.A in Child and Family Studies, Specialized in Family Counseling, Yonsei University
  • - B.S in Child and Family Studies, Yonsei University

Licenses & Certifications

  • - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (U.S.A.)
  • - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor
  • - Certified Medical Family Therapist
  • - Licensed Korean Brief Family Counselor
  • - Great Start Pre-Marital Workshop Lecturer
  • - Prepare/Enrich Couples Therapist

Current Positions

  • - Director, Dr. Sung Yonsei Counseling Center
  • - Adjunct Professor, Yonsei University

Past Positions

  • - Assistant Professor, Mercy College, New York
  • - Clinical Fellow, Chicago Center for Family Health
  • - Pre-doctoral Fellow, Advocate Illinois Masonic Family Medicine: Geriatric Clinic, New-born Clinic, In-patient Care Center
  • - Clinical Supervisor, Purdue University
  • - Doctoral Therapist, Texas Tech University Family Therapy Clinic
  • - Intern Therapist, University of California San Diego Medical Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine

Clinical Training

  • - Completed Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy, International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • - Completed Gottman Level I & II Training, Gottman Institute

Professional Memberships

  • - Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • - Early Career Member, American Family Therapy Academy
  • - Early Career Professional, Collaboration Family Healthcare Association
  • - Member, Korean Association of Family Therapy
  • - Member, Korean Counseling Psychological Association

Selected Publications

  • - Sung, J., Banford, A., & Mayo, N. A Theoretical investigation of Post-Modern approaches used in medical settings: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 1-8.
  • - Sung, J., Mayo, N., Ko, M. J., & Lasley,C. Characteristics of collaborative care in increasing access to mental health service in the Asian community. Families, Systems, & Health, 31(3), 307-318.

Selected Presentations

  • - Martin, M.& Sung, J. Motivational Interview in primary care. Lecture presentation at Illinois Masonic Medical Center Family Practice, Chicago, IL.
  • - Newsome, A.,Sieber, W. J., Lillie, D., Sung, J., Sudano, L., & Di Toro, B. Beyond therapy: Using collaborative care to increase self-management in chronic illness. Poster presented at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • - Smith, M., Sung, J., Riosvelasco, T. C.,& Aftahi, L. Promoting healing through the collaboration of family therapy and medicine. Lecture presented at the International Family Therapy Association Conference. Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands.