College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Seong-In Choi

Department of Psychology
Faculty - Assistant Professor of Psychology


Counseling Psychology


Ph.D. Ball State University

Research Interests

Scale development, Help-seeking attitudes, Counseling process and outcome, Multicultural counseling, Mental health issues among underserved populations

Selected Publications

Chung, J., Choi, S. I., & Kim, J. (2014). Experience of media presentations for the alleviation of agitation and emotional distress among dementia patients in a long-term nursing facility. Dementia, 0(0) 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/1471301214550660. The online version of this article can be found at:


Fisher, N., & Choi, S. I. (2013). What are college students afraid of disclosing and to whom? An adaptation and extension of the Self-Disclosure Index. The Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 3(2), 113-130.


Nam, S. K., Choi, S. I., Lee, J. H., Lee, M. K., Kim, A. R., & Lee, S. M. (Aug, 2012). Psychological factors in college students’ attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help: A meta-analysis. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, doi 10.1037/a0029562.


Choi, S. I. (2011). Chaos and fractal: A new paradigm for a scientist-practitioner model of counseling.  The Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 1 (1), 111-121.


Choi, S. I., & Kim, C. D. (2010). Validity of the Korean version of the Beliefs and Evaluations about Counseling Scale (K-BEACS). Asian Journal of Education, 11(1), 169-195.


Lee, M. K., Kim, A. R., Choi, S. I., Nam, S. K., & Lee, S. M. (2010). Development and validation of ambivalent attitudes toward seeking counseling scale. Korean Counseling Research, 12 (2), 465-483.


Nam, S. K., Choi, S. I., &Lee, S. M. (in review). Effects of stigma-reducing strategies on intention to seek psychological help among Korean college students with anxious-ambivalent attachment. A manuscript submitted to The Psychological Services Journal.

Courses Taught

Psychology of Personality

Personality Assessment


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