Our Psychological Team
in South Korea
Dr. Fernando Reggianini, Clinical Director
페르난도 레쟈니니 박사
Dr. Reggianini’s approach with psycho-educational and neuropsychological evaluations is to develop a pattern of strengths and weaknesses to help patients obtain their goals and become successful. He utilizes up-to-date assessments, clinically sound judgment, and comprehensive treatment plans.
Dr. Reggianini received his graduate training with experts in the field of psychological evaluations in New York City: Drs. Dawn Flanagan, Samuel Ortiz, and Vincent Alfonso. He specialized in the identification and treatment of Math Learning Disorder, perhaps the least common of the Specific Learning Disorders. He understands the procedural, visual spatial, and linguistic aspects of mathematics for students. Additionally, he is well-versed in the evaluation of Reading and Writing Learning Disorders.
For the evaluation of ADHD and Executive Functions, Dr. Reggianini uses neuropsychological assessments that measure verbal and visual memory, reaction speed, set shifting, response inhibition, and identifying preferred versus non-preferred tasks.
Dr. Reggianini provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for individuals with Autism, Depression, Anxiety, OCD, and PTSD to unlock their potential while helping them to manage their rumination, debilitating concerns, intrusive thoughts, and rituals. By helping them manage these symptoms, they are able to pursue career and educational goals and their relationships with loved ones improved.
PsyD – St. John’s University
MSEd – Fordham University
BA – Rutgers University
New York Psychology License #023130
Seung Cha (Haley)
Seung Cha (Haley) has earned her Master of Counseling with Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialty at the University of Kentucky and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. In the United States, Seung’s experience is comprised of serving individuals with a broad spectrum of psychological challenges in a psychiatric rehabilitation facility as a Counselor intern and providing aid for victims of domestic violence as a Victim Services Coordinator. During her stay as a Counselor intern, Seung provided compassionate care for clients to ensure they always felt safe and heard. Partnering with each person was equally essential in helping clients recognize that they are not alone in their journey. She has also received training in leading Psychoeducational group sessions, where clients were provided a sounding board to securely navigate a myriad of emotional and behavioral concerns. While working as a Victim Advocate, Seung provided comprehensive crisis interventions, emotional support, safety planning, and other relevant case management services.
Holistic, Person-Centered, and Trauma-informed care rests at the heart of Seung’s working approach. She has a deep passion for serving individuals from all walks of life and her mission is to help clients feel truly heard. Her therapeutic style is warm and nurturing, yet transparent and direct. She draws from a range of evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and other mindful modalities that will gear the client into tapping into their fullest potentials. Her specialty focuses on wide presenting concerns of trauma/PTSD, domestic violence and sexual assault, Depression, Anxiety, Autism, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Obsessive-Compulsive spectrum disorders.
In her free time, Seung loves spending time with her rescue dogs and volunteering at local animal shelters. She also enjoys singing, munching on delicious food, and traveling!
MA – University of Kentucky
BA – University of Maryland, College Park
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA – Connecticut) #20332521
Jeonghae Jones is a Ph.D. candidate in School Psychology in New York. She completed a master’s degree in bilingual school psychology and post-graduate school leadership program. She currently holds a position as a counseling supervisor. She trains and coaches 20 school counselors for 30 NYC private schools to promote academic and social-emotional learning. She has experience working with diverse age groups providing evaluation, counseling, and consultation. She specializes in mindfulness practice, acculturation difficulties, attention disorder, anxiety, and trauma. Jeonghae utilizes an eclectic approach including CBT, ACT, and solution-based approach to meet the needs of individuals. Jeonghae believes that everyone can reach their full potential if they receive appropriate guidance and tools. She is dedicated and committed to enhancing individuals’ social-emotional wellbeing.
Ph.D. candidate- Fordham university
Ms.Ed- Fordham University
Post Graduate-Montclair University
B. A. in Art University
Jane (Minkyung) Kim
Minkyung (Jane) Kim is expected to graduate in 2025 in Applied Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her Master of Philosophy in Education in Professional Counseling at the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her Master of Science in Education in Counseling and Mental Health Services at the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Rochester. Jane has experience in working with children and adolescents in both school and clinical settings in South Korea and the United States. She has experience in providing individual and group counseling and coaching in English and Korean. Jane has assisted conducting psycho-educational assessments in Korean, under the supervision of licensed psychologists. Jane takes an integrative approach in her work, with a client-centered view, to promote the mental, social, and emotional wellbeing of children and adolescents.
PsyD candidate-The Chicago School of Professional Psychology PsyD (expected 2025)
MPhilEd – University of Pennsylvania
MSEd – University of Pennsylvania
BA – University of Rochester
Supervised by Dr. Fernando Reggianini
Jeffrey Paek, Psychometrician
제프리 백 선생님
Jeffrey Paek has completed his Master’s of Education at the University of Calgary in School and Applied Child Psychology. He previously completed his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Bachelor’s degree in Education at the University of Toronto. Jeff has worked in Toronto, Macau, and South Korea as a high school teacher and guidance counsellor supporting students in the IB Diploma Program and their transitions to post-secondary opportunities all over the world. Jeff has experience conducting psycho-educational assessments in English and Korean for school-related difficulties for both children and adolescents in a wide variety of school contexts in South Korea, Canada, and the United States. He is most passionate about helping students and patients reach their full potential and takes a client-centered approach in his work.
MSEd – University of Calgary
BA – University of Toronto
Supervised by Dr. Fernando Reggianini
Jena Soonam Kwon, Psychotherapist, Clinic Manager
Jena Soonam Kwon completed her Master of Social Work at Columbia University and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The Queens College The City University of New York (CUNY). She has experience in working with diverse age groups including adolescents, elderly and families. Under the supervision, Jena was trained at hospitals and day care facilities to provide individual psychotherapy in the areas of anxiety, depression, school adjustment issues, and acculturation difficulties. She also interned at a shelter in London, England, assisting a clinical psychologist in conducting psychotherapy for families and children who were victims of domestic violence and had escaped from home to the shelter.
Jena integrates CBT to establish goal settings and reach solutions. She is client centred, mindful of various complicated circumstances of client and focuses on improving the quality of life and mental health of clients. Having grown up both in the U.S. and South Korea, she has ample understanding of cultural and school issues for students and their families and provides a wide spectrum of experience and knowledge. Jena is very open minded and has traveled West Europe, including Scotland, England, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Hong Kong, Japan, Hawaii, Mexico, Philippines, Guam, and Saipan. She also enjoys playing tennis, skiing and surfing.
- Education :
MSW – Columbia University
BA – Queen’s College, The City University of New York