Dr. Christine Joohee Park, MD

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

ALUMNI OF: New York Medical College
LANGUAGES: English, Korean
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  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety

Treatment Orientation

  • Medication
  • Psychotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment therapy


  • New York Medical College, Valhalla,
    NY 2008—2013
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Duke University, Durham, NC
    Bachelor of Science
    Major: Biology Minor: Biochemistry
  • Post-Graduate Training
  • University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry, Sacramento, CA
    Residency in Psychiatry
    July 2013—June 2017
    Completed a 48-month-long Psychiatry residency at UC Davis Medical Center (inpatient and outpatient), Sacramento County psychiatric services (inpatient and outpatient), Veteran’s Affairs Hospital of Mather (inpatient and outpatient), and Sacramento County Jail psychiatry inpatient unit.
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CA
    June 2016—June 2017 Certification in ACT
    Completed a four-day training at ACT Bootcamp in San Raphael, CA.
    Received 150 hours of additional training and close supervision on ACT psychotherapy sessions at VA Medical Center in Mather, CA.
  • HCH Institute, Lafayette, CA
    Certification in Hypnotherapy
    June 2016—March 2017
    Completed 200 hours of hypnotherapy training and two days of past life regression training.
    The training involved:
    • Didactics.
    • In-class practicum with feedback.
    • Video practicum of a hypnotherapy session outside of class.
    • 3 months of internship.

Work experience

  • Palliative Care Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital-Manhattan
    NYMC Summer Fellow – 2009
    Worked directly with the Palliative Medicine Team in an inpatient hospice unit. Participated in the ongoing statistical examination of the patient population served by the palliative care team to improve the services.
  • National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Cancer Research Training Awardee – 2007—2008
    Studied ways to improve the efficiency of the primary keratinocyte culture technique to increase the survival and proliferation of keratinocyte stem cells in tissue culture.
  • Duke University, Durham, NC
    Lab Teaching Assistant
    Oversaw an Organic Chemistry laboratory
  • Research Trainee
    Became familiar with the fundamentals of copper homeostasis in a Pharmacology Lab. Worked on identifying Human Copper Transporter 1 associated proteins using the
  • Tandem Affinity Purification method
    Lab Assistant
    Performed lab chores and prepared various media.


  1. Board Certified in General Psychiatry
  2. Licensed in the State of California
  3. Certified Hypnotherapist
  4. Certified in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy


  • Terunuma A, Limgala RP, Park CJ, Choudhary I, Vogel JC. Efficient procurement of epithelial stem cells from human tissue specimens using a Rho-associated protein kinase inhibitor Y-27632. Tissue Engineering Part A. 16: 1363-1368, 2010.

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Dr. Christine Joohee Park is an adult psychiatrist in California with over ten years of experience. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College in 2013.

Dr. Christine Joohee Park, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist. She treats mental health patients with medication and psychotherapy.