June JH Kang
June is a researcher, artist, and art therapist who facilitates clinical interventions using various forms of creative arts including literature, photography, films, and music in a humanistic therapeutic approach. June completed her Master's degree in Art Therapy at the School of Visual Arts. She has worked with various populations who presented with mental and/or biological health issues in community, school, and medical settings. After graduating with Bachelor's degrees in Language & Literature, and in Mass Communication in 2005, June went to Canada where she received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Previously, June also worked as an IT project manager in Korea, and as a journalist, and an art director for newspaper companies in Canada & USA. Since 2010, she participated in several group exhibitions in Canada & New York City, including art therapy exhibition, workshops, and special projects. Currently, June is pursuing her Doctorate degree in Art Therapy Psychology in California.

Recent Special Projects: Short-term Art Therapy Group Service

2016 Arts Start, NY (Population: Adult professionals)
2016 Hebrew Home & Hospital, Bronx (Population: Older adults)
2016 Boys Hope Girls Hope, NY (Population: Adolescents) Exhibition project
2016 Stein Senior Center, NY (Population: Older adults)
2015 Boys Hope Girls Hope, NY (Population: Adolescents) Exhibition project
2015 Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, NY (Population: Older adults)
2014 Beth Israel Chemical Dependency Program, NY (Population: Adult inpatients)

2017 Jun. Japanese Dementia Seminar at HNMC (Population: Older adults)
2017 Jun. Asian Mental Health Expo at HNMC (Population: Children)
2017 Apr. Children & Youth Health Expo at HNMC (Population: Children)
2016 Nov. Volunteer for Writing conference at Expressive Therapies Summit, NYC
2016 Jul. Proctor in Attachment 911 & in Forensic art therapy, AATA
2016 Jul. Volunteer for open art studio workshop, AATA, Baltimore, MD
2016 Assistant at Workshop for Social Work Grad Students at Columbia University
2015 Group Therapy at Oxford Nursing Home, Brooklyn (Population: Older adults)
2015 Yoga & Art Therapy at SVA (Population: Adults)

Professional Experience
2017 Mar-Aug DoDream Counseling Service, Inc., NJ (Population: Children & Adolescents with Autism/Trauma) under supervision by LCSW
2017 Feb-Aug Mental Health Program at Holy Name Medical Center, NJ (Population: Adolescents & Adults) under supervision by Clinical Psychologist
2016 Aug. Camp Good Grief, East End Hospice, Westhampton, NY (Population: Children & Adolescents) under supervision by ATR-BC
2015-2016 SVA MPS Art Therapy Student Counseling Team, NYC (Population: Adults)
2015-2016 Visiting Nurse Service of New York, NYC (Population: Adults & Older adults)
2015-2016 Water & Stone, A Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC.
2014-2015 Hudson Guild, NYC (Population: Children & Families)

2013-2014 Willis Cognitive Science Center & Hosptial, Korea (Population: Older adults)
2010-2012 Research Assistant at Mount Royal University Language Development Lab, Canada (Population: Babies, Children, & Adults)
2010 Teaching Assistant at Reading Town Calgary, AB, Canada (Population: Children & Adolescents)
2010 Mount Royal University Learning Service Center, Canada (Population: Adults)
2009-2012 Mount Royal University International Education dept Lab, Canada (Population: Adults)
2007-2013 Art Director, Editor/Reporter at Korea Alberta Journal, AB, Canada
2007-2008 Freelance Webdesigner, Canada
- Projects: Lang development Lab, NRC recruiting ESL teacher, McCleod Trail Registry, Insurance company
2006-2007 Jr. Project Manager at Cyber Imagination, Inc., Seoul, Korea
- Projects: KRX, Seoul Metro AD monitoring system, Seoul Welfare Foundation, Korean Literature Translation, etc.
2004 Research Assistant at Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
2002 Freelance Webdesigner

PhD candidate in Art Therapy Psychology, Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, CA
MPS in Art Therapy, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Fine Arts Foundation (non-degree, 18cd), Alberta College of Art & Design, Canada
BA in Psychology, Mount Royal University, Canada
BA in English Language & Literature, BA in Mass Communication, Pukyong National University, Korea

2017 Oct. Intro to Art Therapy: Digital media at NDNU, CA
2016 Sep. Three-hour seminar Art Therapy for Counselors at Family Counseling Institute, NJ

2017-2018 Research Assistant Scholarship Recipient at NDNU
2016 Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement at SVA
2001-2005 Outstanding Achievement Scholarships at PKNU
2004 Award at the Digital Photography Contest

2017 NYC Mental Health First Aid
2016 NYC Emergency Response Management CERT
2014 New York State: Mandated Report Training
2013 Certificate of Art psychology counselor Lv.2
2012 Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Lv.C (including children & Babies)
2011 TCPS 2: CORE (Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans)
2008 Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
2006 JLPT(Japanse Language Proficiency Test) Lv.3
2005 Certificate of Information-processing Technician
2005 Certificate of Colorist (Color coordinator/designer)

Special workshops attended(just for my records)
2017 Art, Migration & Youth of Courage, SVA
2017 Education Conference - Refugee: The 21thC Challenge, United Nations, NY
2016 Understanding New Gender Theory, SVA
2016 Jungian & Archetypal approach and Arts in Healing Symposium, New School
2016 Bereavement and Grief, New York University
2015 Gender-related Violence Issue, SVA
2015 Survivors from Sewol Ferry, NYC
2015 Military Cultural Competence Training at Veterans Mental Health Coalition
2014 Self-care: focusing on Process, SVA
2014 Eating Disorder, SVA, NYC
2013 Korean Addictionology Psychotherapy Association, SKKU, Seoul

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Sep-Oct. Gallery Korea, Korea Cultural Center in NY
2017 Apr. Pi Exhibition, Western Manhattan, NYC
2016 Feb-Mar. tie-in, Flatiron Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
2016 Feb. Lunar New Year, Gramercy & Chelsea, NYC
2016 Feb-Mar. Multimedia Installation, Gramercy, NYC
2010 Nov. Annual Multi-Artisan's Show & Sale, AB, Canada
2010 Feb. First Year Exhibition, AB, Canada

2014 Ludlow Review, SVA, (1)4, p.12

Community/Social Service
2015 ArchCare Senior Life Center PACE, NY (Population: Older adults)
2013 Families Matter Co-operative, Canada (Population: Children & Families)
2011 The Mustard Seed, Calgary (Population: Adult homelessness)
2011 Event Assistant at The City of Calgary (Population: Children & Adults)
2009 Exhibition Receptionist at Art Gallery of Calgary
2008 Venue usher at Calgary International Film Festival
2007 Event Assistant at Calgary Folk Music Festival
2007 Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada (Population: Children)
2002 Busan International Biennale Festival, Korea

Adobe: Flash, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Premier,
Apple: Garage Band, IMovie, Keynote, Page, Soundtrack Pro,
Microsoft: Outlook Express, Access, Visual Basic, Excel, Powerpoint, Word,
Dreamweaver, Goldwave, SPSS, Super Coder, R,
HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Wordpress.

Contact I'm available for local/international projects as well as potential employment opportunities. Please direct your inquiries and comments or request my resume/cv to: juhyun.kang(at)gmail.com