About the Author
Dr. Heesoon Jun has a Mater’s degree in psychology from Radford University in Virginia and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Washington in Washington. Currently ,she resides in Washington State where she is a licensed psychologist with a part-time private practice and teaches psychology at Evergreen State College including multicultural counseling.
Dr. Jun was born and raised by a religiously tolerant but race/class biased family in Seoul, South Korea. She came to the United States alone to study psychology as an undergraduate where she experienced her status change from the majority to the minority, and privileged to oppressed. Dr. Jun’s bicultural and bilingual experiences have been instrumental in facilitating an interest in, (a) the impact of sociocultural contexts on one’s own values, beliefs, and automatic thoughts; and (b) how to implement social justice and equity for diversified populations.