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Young Ok Kim

Adjuct Professor of Christian Counseling

PsyD (Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College)

MA (Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College)

MS (Marriage and Family Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary)

MDiv (Fuller Theological Seminary)

MA (Chongshin University, South Korea)


Dr. Young Ok Kim served as a missionary with Operation Mobilization (OM) in India and Siberia, as well as at the OM Korea Headquarters for 10 years. In addition to her own missionary life experience, Young truly believes that God trained her in theology, missiology, and psychology in order to better provide member care for missionaries and their families. Currently, Dr. Kim works as a clinical psychologist and serves as a board member of Narramore Christian Foundation (NCF) and the president of the Korean American Wellness Association (KAWA), a non-profit organization.


Kim, Y. (2020). God’s Wounded Servants: Exploring the Lived Experience of Trauma. In Kim, Jing Bong et al. (Eds), Missionaries, Mental Health, & Accountability (pp. 299-311). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library Publishers.