Dr. Kathryn Chun is an Associate Professor at the Hawai`i School of Professional Psychology at Chaminade University of Honolulu. She earned her B.A. degree at Carleton College and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco Bay campus. Upon returning to Hawai`i, Dr. Chun continued working in child maltreatment and family trauma as a Hawai`i licensed clinical psychologist. After assessing and treating families facing child maltreatment in a nonprofit community mental health center where she supervised predoctoral interns and postdoctoral residents, and served on multidisciplinary teams, she then worked in private practice providing assessment and therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and family therapy, as well as emotional and behavioral consultation. She also worked as the psychological evaluator at a K-12 independent school. She teaches assessment and therapy courses at HSPP at CUH, offers advising for students’ clinical research projects, and has additional research and treatment interests in family systems dynamics, health, developmental issues, attachment, emotional growth, and diversity. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Division 5, and the Hawai`i Psychological Association (HPA).
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA, 2005.
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA, 2000.
B.A., Psychology Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1998.