Love Aginst Hate

Hi, Dr. Park, I have been married for almost five years now and have decided that it's time to get much-needed marriage counseling. My wife has refused for far too long. I have tried to explain to her that it's not a bad thing and that it's not a method to put blame on anyone for anything. Frankly, she's extremely scared to face ...

Mar 18

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family Problems, Happiness, Marital ...


Finding ways to overcome cultural differences

Dear Dr. Park, I'm single and have been living with a Korean man for the last 5 years. He has a wife and children in Korea. His marriage was arranged by the man’s family, which means it is a family issue and he cannot divorce of his own free will. He doesn't love his wife, but he can’t part from her because Korean society ...

Feb 3

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adoption / Reunion Issues, ...


Traditional Korean Girlfriend

I am an American male. I lived in Korea for a few years and absorbed the culture like a sponge. The feeling of the country resonated in my soul. It was like falling in love with a woman but this was with a culture. I even learned to read, write and speak Korean. Anyway, I met a girl, who is very traditional. I have pledged my love for her. My ...

Jan 21

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling


Husband's cell phone

My husband told me he does not want me opening his cell phone which I find weird. He says it was to avoid problems because if I saw a message I would react to it even though I didn't know the context. A few weeks ago he forgot his phone in the bathroom and I woke up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. He rushed to get his ...

Jan 21

Categories: Couple Counseling


Blog Writer:

Dr.Park, Jinseng

Dr. Park studied at Pusan National University and did his Fellowship at Seoul National University Hospital. He is a psychiatrist and specialist in marital counseling and family problems and wrote the bestseller, Lovers! Marry After You Have Fought. He also recently wrote a new book, Finding Yourself Within Love. Moreover, he was an organizing committee member of the 16th International Congress of Psychotherapy. He was a visiting professor at Catholic University (Meditation and Counseling) and is the current director of Director of Dr. Park's Psychiatric Clinic (Tel. 02-563-0609). Dr. Park is a highly trained psychiatrist and brings a wealth of experience in treating various kinds of mental health issues and disorders. Dr. Park got a certificate of appreciation from the U.S. Embassy in Seoul for his professionalism and dedication in assisting American citizens and their families for three years (2012- 2014).

Dr.Park, Jinseng belongs to Dr.Park's Psychiatric Clinic in South Korea