Alex Kim, M.S.W. '12

Practicum Seminar Instructor

Pronouns: he/him

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Alex Kim (he/him/his) is a clinical social worker and a practicum seminar instructor at Smith College SSW. Kim currently works in the Counseling Center at Amherst College where he provides individual counseling, group counseling, consultation, and training. Other areas of interest include school mental health, internal family systems therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, anti-racism work in organizations and teams, restorative justice practices, videogame culture and gamer identity, and intersections of Asian-American and LGBTQ mental health.

Kim has also previously worked in school counseling (grades K-8) and community-based family outreach services. He has presented workshops at the NASW Massachusetts Symposium and the Asian-American Mental Health Forum in Boston. He now resides in Holyoke, Massachusetts but calls the Seattle area home, and is proudly the queer child of immigrant parents from Korea. He is a 2012 graduate of Smith School for Social Work.