Dr. HaeSung Han is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Certified, Nationally Registered Art Therapist. She received her master's and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from George Washington University and also received a master's degree in art therapy from New York University. She completed two post-graduate certificate programs: one in international trauma studies from Columbia University and the other in civil and criminal forensic psychology from Montclair State University.
Dr. Han has extensive experience working with individuals exposed to complex trauma including domestic violence, child maltreatment, and commercial sexual exploitation/sex trafficking. Dr. Han works with all ages suffering from depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, anxiety and trauma and stressor-related disorders, utilizing evidence-based treatment.
Dr. Han is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and offers TF-CBT to children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. For those who prefer creative expression over verbal communication, art therapy can be used to compliment TF-CBT components.
Dr. Han has received over 110 post-graduate training hours in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and offers comprehensive DBT for adolescent and adults interested in developing skills that address specific challenges in thoughts and behaviors. DBT has shown to be effective for those suffering from borderline personality disorder, depression, PTSD, substance dependence, and eating disorders.