A place of care, healing, and growth

At Light In-U, we honor the uniqueness of every individual and embrace diverse cultures to foster the mental health of our community. Offering care in both English and Korean, we are dedicated to supporting the well-being of all our members.

ABOUT US

Welcome to Light In-U International Counseling Center in Songdo, Incheon, South Korea. Our center's name, "Light In-U," embodies a humanistic psychological approach that honors the sacred light within each of us and our fundamental existence. We warmly offer compassionate mental health therapy in both English and Korean for individuals, couples, children, and adolescents, available online and in-person.
Our integrative therapy approach holistically addresses a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, school difficulties, emotional regulation, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, eating disorders (binge eating, bulimia, anorexia), relationship issues, parenting challenges, and more.
At Light In-U, our dedicated English and Korean-speaking psychologists are here to provide inclusive, accessible, and heartfelt care for everyone.

Director & TherapistYoon, Julia Young

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SERVICES

Counseling

We offer customized counseling services online and in-person to enhance your mental health and well-being. Our skilled, empathetic English and Korean-speaking therapists help you navigate obstacles, improve emotional resilience, and foster a fulfilling life.

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Individual Adult Counseling

50 minutes

Helps in understanding the inner-self, and address current issues.

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Marital & Couples Counseling

90 minutes

Helps improve relationships through conflict resolution within safe conversation

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Adolescent Counseling

50 minutes

Helps face obstacles that may arise during the transitional period, promoting independence and a healthy identity.

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Child Therapy

50 minutes

Addresses children's emotional and behavioral difficulties and promotes psychological stability.

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Family Counseling

90 minutes

Helps resolve conflicts within the family and aims to cultivate supportive, cooperative relationships.

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Eating Disorder Treatment

+ 50 Minutes

Helps overcome eating disorders and supports the fostering of a healthier relationship with food and the body.

Our 5C Values

Guiding Principles for Compassionate Care

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Caring

We are listening and will give it our all to provide support and care

Creativity

We embrace creativity when faced with challenges

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Compassion

We are compassionate and work to support you with warmth

Cooperation

We will cooperate to bring happy and healthy changes into your life

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Congruence

We work in congruence with our mission to provide the utmost support

It is that the individual has within him or herself vast resources for self-understanding, for altering the self-concept basic attitudes, and his or her self-directed behavior - and that these resources can be tapped if only a definable climate of facilitative psychological attitudes can be provided
- Carl Rogers

Testimonials

저의 상황을 거리낌 없이 말할 수 있어 좋았고, 같은 상황 속 에서도 다른 관점으로 보면서 상황을 입체적으로 보고 깨달을 수 있어 좋았습니다.

23세, K.U.H.

저는 매우 어릴 때부터 힘든 집안 환경과 잘못된 애착관계 형성 및 지속된 트라우마로 인하여 집 밖을 나가는 것조차 너무 두렵고 힘들었습니다. 그때 심리상담 치료를 알게 되었고 라이트인유를 통해 상담 치료를 시작했습니다. 처음엔 상담 치료라는 것이 단순히 얘기를 하고 또 들어주는 정도로 생각을 하여 이것이 치료가 될까 걱정하였습니다. 하지만 현재 상담을 진행한지 약 일년 정도가 되었고 상담은 제게 많은 도움을 주었습니다. 먼저 아무것도 하지 못할 정도로 힘들었던 제게 용기를 주시며 작은것부터 하면 된다는 가르침을 주셨고 부정적인 생각을 긍정적으로 변화시키는 방법을 알려주셨습니다. 생활 습관을 바꾸고 힘들때 어떤 행동이 도움이 되는지도 체크해주셨습니다. 저는 아직 완전히 상처와 트라우마에서 벗어나지 못하였지만 앞으로도 상담을 계속 진행할 것 입니다. 마음이 지치고 몸이 지친 분들, 어릴적부터 지속히 힘드셨던 분들, 잊지 못할 트라우마가 있으신 분들 모두 라이트인유를 추천합니다.

24세 (인천 거주)

As a parent of a young teen, I am very grateful for the therapy Ms.Julia provided for my daughter. After our move to Korea, our daughter struggled with an eating disorder and anxiety/depression. Julia met with her regularly and was able to be a safe space for my daughter to share her feelings and challenges. My daughter learned coping techniques and received cognitive behavioral therapy that helped her recovery tremendously. Over the course of a year, my daughter made a remarkable recovery and we are so thankful for Julia.

California

My daughter has heavy sick but after having treatment from Ms.Yoon she became healthy and now can live alone in London. From my point of view, the teenager has many problem. We are parents so we love our childs a lot but we do not have the skills to help our childs so we need help from experts. Ms.Yoon is so kind and generous. I and my family always thanks her a lot for helping us in difficulty time.

Vu Thi NguyetFrom Vietnam

Light in-U has taught me coping skills and I was dealing with a very severe eating disorder which I am happy to say I am almost fully recovered. She also has a lot of answers to my worries which is really helpful.

F. Y.

My wife and I had been going through tumultuous times for a while and we thought some professional help was in dire need. After searching online we found Light In-U. After a few sessions we could see immediate results in our relationship. I quickly found out that both my wife and I needed someone to help us through our journey. We will continue to see Julia in the future as she has helped us in our communication with each other as well as our understanding of one another.

K. J. R. (Song Do)

HELP AND SUPPORT

You Can Trust Us

Sometimes life can feel overwhelming. Trauma, stress, and personal struggles can impact mental health. Without support, these issues can worsen.

Mental health challenges include anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, school difficulties, emotional regulation, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, eating disorders (binge eating, bulimia, and anorexia), relationship issues, and parenting challenges. These require proper attention and care. Effective therapy can help you manage these conditions and lead a fulfilling life.
Our integrative therapy offers the tailored support you need, available both online and in-person. We provide services in Korean and English for all ages in Songdo, Incheon. We are here to guide you on your journey to recovery.

Treatment Process

1

Book an appointment

Call us at 032-832-5979 / 010-2464-5979 or schedule online.

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Visit Us

Complete our counseling application and a brief 15-minute questionnaire. Begin the initial session with a clinical interview.

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Initial Session

During the initial session, we will evaluate your current state and discuss plans for future consultations. (Session time can vary depending on the service)

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Psychological Assessment (if necessary)

If needed, schedule a detailed psychological assessment on your chosen date, lasting 1-3 hours. Whether online or in-person, you will receive in-depth results and analyses within a week.

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Begin Treatment

Based on the assessment and/or the initial session, we will create a personalized treatment plan. Each session provides focused support to help you achieve your goals. 

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Conclude Treatment

When you feel stable and your goals are met, we will conclude the sessions after thorough discussion and mutual agreement.

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

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Embark on your journey towards healing today. Schedule your appointment with us now!

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Mental health therapy raises many questions. We've addressed the most common ones, but if you still have questions, please contact us (032-832- 5979).

Do you offer psychological tests?

Yes, we offer comprehensive psychological evaluations, partial psychological testing, and the CAT (Attention Test), equivalent to those provided at hospitals. The partial psychological test and CAT test are available in both English and Korean.

I'm dealing with a delicate situation. Do you guarantee privacy?

We strictly protect confidentiality in line with the ethical regulations of the Korean Psychological Association. Our clients' personal information is thoroughly protected.

Is it possible to pay for several sessions at once?

You can choose whichever payment method that is most convenient for you. Consultation fees are paid in advance and are usually paid per session, but you have the option of paying for 10 sessions in advance for which you receive a 10% discount.

Are you open on weekends?

Saturdays are open as usual (upon reservation). We are available on Sunday afternoons only in the case of urgent situations.

How does insurance work? Are you covered by Korean National Insurance?

In Korea, insurance does not cover psychological counseling and therapy services. For expats, we provide invoices so clients can make their own claims.

Can you prescribe medication?

Counseling centers do not prescribe medication. We provide counseling, therapy, and coaching. Medication can be prescribed by a psychiatrist.

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Light In-U International Counseling

인천광역시 연수구 하모니로 158 송도 타임스페이스 B동 7층 706호
032-832-5979010-2464-5979
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Open Hours:Weekdays 10:30am ~ 8:30pmSaturdays: 10:30am ~ 8:00pm (book in advance)Sundays: Only for Urgent Cases

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