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Soeun Lee

Senior Clinical Psychology Student (Ph.D. Candidate)

Fun Facts

Soeun was born in South Korea and lived in Australia as a child

Favourite place travelled to (though it’s hard to choose just one!) is Machu Picchu in Peru

Go-to karaoke song is Total Eclipse of the Heart

If she could only eat one food for the rest of her life it would be Vietnamese pho

Her warning label would be: “Regularly takes spontaneous dance breaks during the day”

Soeun Lee

Senior Clinical Psychology Student (Ph.D. Candidate)

Soeun Lee is a senior Ph.D. Candidate in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the University of Guelph and a Coach at MindFit.

Training/Work Experience: Soeun has trained at the Centre for Psychological Services at the University of Guelph, McMaster Children’s Hospital, the Child and Adolescent Psychology (CAP) Centre, and the Waterloo District School Board. Her doctoral research focuses on a group intervention for parents of youth with chronic pain at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Soeun has published papers in the area of pediatric chronic pain, resilience, pediatric oncology, and sleep, and regularly presents at local and international conferences.

Presenting Concerns: Soeun sees children, teenagers, parents, and young adults with a broad range of presentations including body-focused repetitive behaviours or BFRBs (e.g., skin-picking and hair pulling), tics, anxiety, OCD, and somatic symptoms (e.g., chronic pain).

Approach: She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and a collaborative, empathic, strength-based, and non-judgemental approach to ensuring Members meet their goals.

Outside of MindFit: Soeun enjoys travelling to new places, painting, rock climbing, and lounging with her cat Sherlock.