Department of Counseling and Behavioral Health
Moh, Yoon Suh
Yoon Suh Moh, PhD
Hayward Hall Room 220
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Dr. Moh began as an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia beginning in August 2018 and also holds an adjunct job position at Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, PA. Dr. Moh has earned a doctorate degree in the CACREP-accredited Counselor Education and Supervision program from the George Washington University in 2018. She is a certified rehabilitation counselor and national certified counselor with professional language proficiency in English, Japanese, Korean, and American Sign Language. She is also currently working toward a license in professional counseling in the District of Columbia and a certification in neurofeedback through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. Dr. Moh has over three years of clinical experience in working with a wide range of individuals and families in vocational, clinical mental health, and community settings, including the deaf and hard of hearing, transgender individuals, individuals with homelessness, and individuals with a mental and/or physical disability. Employing a combination of her educational and experiential background, Dr. Moh’s research interests involve wellness of counseling professionals, suicide risk behaviors in college students, validation studies (i.e., psychometric properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire-4 in women during pregnancy), and interdisciplinary studies on effects of chronic or toxic stress on mental illness at molecular, cellular, neurophysiological, and behavioral levels guided by the ecobiodevelopmental framework. Dr. Moh is a tireless advocate for minority groups of individuals and families such as those who have a disability and accordant functional impairment. Dr. Moh serves as the Association for Adult Development and Aging’s newsletter editor and is one of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development’s mentees for the year of 2018-2019. Dr. Moh also serves as an emerging reviewer for the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
- Moh, Y. (2016). A meaning of transformational excellence and strategies for its promotion. Chi Sigma Iota & Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Program. A Meaning of Transformational Excellence and Strategies for Its Promotion
Manuscripts under Review:
- Moh, Y., & Jacques, J. (2018). The Autonomic Nervous System: Understanding Tripartite Control of Human Survival. In Miller, R., & Beeson, E.T. (Ed.) The Neuroeducation Toolbox: Collaborative Approaches to Infusing Neuroscience Principles in Counseling and Psychotherapy. San Diego, CA: Cognella.
- Barrera, A., Moh, Y., Nichols, A., & Le, H.. The validity and reliability of the Patient Health Questionnaire-4 (PHQ-4). Journal of Affective Disorders.
Research Projects in Progress:
Moh, Y., Bang, N., & Crunk, A. E. (2017 – present). An examination of the relationship between professional identity in counseling and wellness of counselor professionals.
Moh, Y. & Justin (2017 – present). Suicide risk behaviors in college students living in the U.S. in absence of depression.
Crunk, A. E., Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A., & Moh, Y. (2018 – present). Adverse childhood experiences and risk of complicated grief.
Moh, Y., & Lanthier, R. (2017 – present). Effects of caregiver stress on symptoms of depression.
Bradoff, R., Herczyk, E. J., & Moh, Y. (2018 – present). A series of arts-based workshops held for medical providers and students in training at Thomas Jefferson University.