Hugh finished his doctoral degree coursework in Counseling Psychology. He is currently working on his dissertation and on obtaining his Psychology Licenses in both Korea and the US—in addition to currently being a U.S. Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Ohio. Hugh also often visits Virginia, USA to see his relatives, as well as Beijing, China to see his family-in-law. He is also an instructor at the Institute of Lifelong Education in Chung-Ang University (Seoul) teaching Abnormal Psychology and Group Counseling courses.
He received clinical training in a variety of settings, including:
- Madison County Community Health Center (Anderson, IN)
- Ball State University Counseling Center (Muncie, IN)
- Ball State University Counseling Practicum Clinic (Muncie, IN)
- Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Muncie, IN)