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Migum Gweon

Director of Clinical Training for MFT and Instructor in Marriage and Family Therapy, Department of Marriage and Family Therapy

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary

Courses Taught

FI510: Integration Formation Group

FT530A: Clinical Foundations I

FT530B: Clinical Foundations II

FT530C: Clinical Foundations III

FT550: Practicum

FT550C: Practicum Consultation

FT553: Field Placement

FT555: Practicum Continuation

Areas of Expertise

Practicum placement and training, clinical skills and interventions, Restoration Therapy Model

“It’s easy to find all the negative messages about ourselves, but it’s really difficult to find those positive messages. Those negative messages inhibit our ability to answer fundamental questions like ‘What are we about?’ ‘What are we meant to do?’ and ‘Who are we?’ . . . The lies derail us from living out our true identity.”


Ms. Migum Gweon, in a lecture on self-acceptance, available here.


Migum Gweon is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and she joined Fuller in September 2014 as the director of clinical training for the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy. She coordinates all things related to the student practicum experience and is passionate about training and equipping MFT students. She has a diverse clinical training background, having worked at a DMH-contracted agency, at a community mental health agency, in church and school-based settings, and in private practice.

Gweon also has unique skill sets gained in previous careers, bringing with her years of investment banking experience, college ministry experience (InterVarsity Christian Fellowship), church ministry experience (including immigrant Korean churches), and classical piano training.

Gweon has a private practice in Pasadena and has special interests in intergenerational family dynamics and immigrant cultural issues, as well as divorce care, interracial marriages, and blended families. She is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Download Migum Gweon’s CV, which includes a list of her current publications, here.