Associate Professor and Chair, School Counseling
Office: Peterson Hall 402
Education: BA, Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea), 2000; MS, California State University, Bakersfield, 2005; PhD, Georgia State University, 2009. At SPU since 2009.
Originally born in Korea, June Hyun came to the United States to pursue a master’s degree in school counseling at California State University, Bakersfield. June Hyun comes to Seattle Pacific after completing a doctorate in Counselor Education at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Hyun teaches several courses in the school counseling program including multicultural counseling in K–12, resiliency/at risk students assessment and intervention, practicum, and internship, and volunteers at John Hay Elementary School. Interested in the underserved populations in schools, She did presentations on undocumented students and transgendered youth in the Washington School Counseling Association conferences. Dr. Hyun’s current research focuses on multicultural issues in school counseling, the integration of play therapy techniques in the school setting, school counselor supervision, and bolstering resiliency.
- Hyun, J. H. (2010). “Facilitating Student Teacher Relationships: Kinder Training.” Teaching With Compassion, Competence, Commitment, 4(2). mvnu.edu/academics/eduprofstud/education/education_journal/vol4no2/index.asp
- Sink, C. & Hyun, J. H. (2012). “A Comprehensive Review of Research on Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Evidence for the Inclusion of Spirituality in School Counseling.” Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 2(1), 19-43.
Please view Dr. Hyun’s CV (PDF) for additional publications.