• Dr. Huang speaks English, Mandarin, & Taiwanese fluently.

Education, Training, and Certification

PhD degree in Counselor Education and Counseling from University of Missouri -
St. Louis.

• Master’s Degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.  

• EMDRIA Approved EMDR Consultant; Certified EMDR Therapist. (For
information about EMDR, please visit
EMDRIA - EMDR International Association
EMDR Institute).

• Post-Graduate certificate (3 years of post-graduate training) in Psychodynamic
Psychotherapy & Pastoral Counseling.

• Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Aquinas Institute of Theology.

• One year in the Child and Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program at
the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute.

• Externship on Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (Curriculum approved by
Dr. Sue Johnson at the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused
Therapy; see

• "BrainSpotting" Techniques taught by David Grand, PhD.

•  Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, National Board for Certified Clinical
Hypnotherapists (2010).

• Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE - 1 Unit) at the Pastoral Care Department,
St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis.

• Sabbatical Certificate (graduate theological studies) at Aquinas Institute of
Theology, St. Louis, MO.

Representative Professional Experiences

• Currently, psychotherapist and pastoral counselor since 1999.

• Currently, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology,
Aquinas Institute of Theology.

• Co-Chair, Associate Chair of Curriculum & Assessment, Department of
Professional Counseling, Webster University.

• Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Department of
Social Work.

• Adjunct Professor at Lindenwood University, Professional and School Counseling
Department graduate program.

• Staff Counselor at Care and Counseling and Provident Counseling

• Workshop presenter for the National Association of Social Workers – Missouri
Chapter Continuing Education programs.       

• Instructor at Continuing Education, St. Louis Community College.

• PRN Chaplain at Barnes Jewish Hospital (Psychiatric & Chemical Dependence).

• Executive Director, Tainan Women's Social Service Center.

Community Services (representative)

• Advisory Board Member, Department of Counseling and Family Therapy,
University of Missouri – St. Louis

• Advisory Board Member, Department of Counseling and Family Therapy,
Department of Counseling, Lindenwood University

• Board Member of the
Bridges Foundation – The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
of Loyola in Everyday Life.  Spiritual/prayer companion and presenter for the
Bridges programs. Program Committee member. Co-founder of the Magis Program.
Chair of the Magis Program Planning Subcommittee.

• Board Member (Vice Chair) of St. Louis Christian Chinese Community Service

• Women’s Consultation on Economic Justice, General Assembly, Presbyterian
Church USA:  Committee member, Chair, Panel Moderator

• Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy, St. Louis, MO:  Served as a member of the
Mission and Services Committee, Ministry in the City Project,Women’s Concerns

• National Taiwanese Presbyterian Young Adult (NTPYA), Roots and Wings
Conference:  Founding Member, Co-Chair, Chair

Awards & Honors (representative)

•  Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Spring 2012 Vaughn Vendegrift
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Research Mentor Award.
•  University of Missouri – St. Louis:  Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, 2010.
•  Sherman Michael Anderson Trust: Sherman Michael Anderson Trust Scholarship
Award for Excellence in Pastoral Counseling – National Award, 2000.

Representative Publications

Huang, H. (2017). Identity Matters. The Presbyterian Outlook (October 20, 2017).

Huang, H. (2017).
一個愛我們的上帝 (A God Who Loves Us, in Mandarin). 新使者 (New
Messenger) (Issue 163, 2017).

Huang, H., & Kashubeck-West, S. (2015).
Exposure, agency, perceived threat, and guilt as
predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in veterans. Journal of Counseling &
Development, 93, 3 – 13. DOI: 10.1002/j.1556-6676.2015.00176.x

Kashubeck-West, S., & Huang, H. H. (2013). Social class relations with body image and
eating disorders (pp. 197-217). In W. Liu (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of social class in
counseling. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Huang, H. (2012). Five fantasy lives.  In T. M. Lara, M. Pope, & C. W. Minor (Eds.),
Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and Facilitating
Career Groups (Vol. 3, pp. 138-139).  National Career Development Association.

Huang, H. (2011).  A rough entry into the Spiritual Exercises.  Bridges Foundation
Newsletter, 2011 Fall Issue, 1.

Huang, H. (2010). Combat exposure, agency, perceived threat, guilt, and posttraumatic
stress disorder among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. St. Louis, MO: University of
Missouri- St. Louis.

Huang, H., & Coker, A. D.  (2010).
Examining issues affecting African American
participation in research studies
.  Journal of Black Studies, 40, 619-636.

Huang, H. (Spring, 2009). Being an Asian American “other”: My emerging racial identity.
Journeys, 11, 5.

Presentations on YouTube (click on the links to access the videos)

1. Presented at the Magis Program (Oct. 2012):
Psychological Understanding of Personal Sin - First Week of the Spiritual Exercises

2. Presented at the Magis Program (Jan. 2017): Riches, Honor, and Pride

3. Presented at the Magis Program (Jan. 2017): Three Phases of Humility

4. Presented at the Magis Program (March, 2019): Living the Paschal Mystery

Understanding the Process of Transformation as Immigrants through the Story of Exodus,
presented at the Taiwanese Christian Church Council of North America (TCCCNA) 2012
Annual Leadership Institute.(in Taiwanese)

5. Family of Origin and Images of God, presented at the Taiwanese Christian Church
Council of North America (TCCCNA) 2012 Annual Leadership Institute.
(in Taiwanese)
Hsin-Hsin Huang, PhD, LCSW
Psychotherapist, Pastoral/Spiritual Counselor, EMDRIA Approved EMDR Consultant