Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center


Dave Kim

Title/s: Graduate Student Counselor



Dave Kim is a doctoral student who joined the Wellness Center as a practicum student this fall. He was born in Korea, but immigrated to Canada with his family when he was 14, and lived there until finishing his undergraduate program. He moved back to Korea to complete his master’s degree in psychology, with a focus on school and career counseling, at Yonsei University, South Korea, and completed his internship at Yonsei University Counseling Center. His clinical interests include cultural & ethnic identities, career decision making, interpersonal issues, and well-being of young adults by exploring how a person has interacted with the environment. In his free time, Dave enjoys cooking, movies, travel, walks by the river, and time spent with friends and family.