Kate Lee, M.A.
This therapist has over 3 years of experience.
Kate Lee, M.A., is a licensed occupational therapist from the US currently living in Korea. Born and raised in California, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Cell Biology from UC Berkeley and studied abroad in Korea, Taiwan, and the UK.
During her Master’s Degree program in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California, she received specialized clinical training in mental health settings including the New York Psychiatric Institute and the Los Angeles County USC Acute Psychiatric Unit. She was accepted to the Beck Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to specialize in incorporating CBT to her practice.
My treatment approach mainly includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Through this method of therapy, I introduce various cognitive strategies clients can use to increase participation in activities that align with their life goals and values. I also often incorporate emotional regulation strategies such as mindfulness and relaxation techniques to reduce the negative impacts of intense anxiety or stress in daily life. My general therapy style is to be collaborative with clients for treatment direction and design rather than being directive. This is because my goal is for each client to be able to become their own therapist by the end of their treatment sessions with me.
- Anxiety / Panic Attacks
- Career Counseling
- Social Skills & Peer Relationships
- Seoul (Sinsa)
Throughout most of my academic career, I've always been involved in some kind of musical activity whether it be playing cello in the school orchestra or singing with the school band. I still sing and play the cello as a hobby but now I spend more of my spare time learning tennis, going out for walks, and planning my next dream trip to a country I've never been to before.
- MA: University of Southern California (2015, Occupational Therapy)
- BA: UC Berkeley (2008, Molecular Cell Biology)
- New York State Occupational Therapy License (License #020424)
- National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (National Board Certification #355678)