Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the Dominican tradition

Dr. Hsin-Hsin Huang

Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology

Director Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies


Hsin-Hsin Huang, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, earned the Bachelor of Arts in foreign languages and literature from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan; the Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis and the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Counseling and Counselor Education) from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.   Dr. Huang taught in the Counseling program of Webster University before coming to Aquinas Institute of Theology.  She is a Psychotherapist and Pastoral Counselor and is a Certified EMDR Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.  

Selected Courses

  • Foundations of Pastoral and Ethical Care
  • Human and Spiritual Formation I & II
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Foundations of Pastoral Counseling

Selected Publications 

"Exposure, Agency, Perceived Threat, and Guilt as Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans," with Kashubeck-West, S.,  Journal of Counseling & Development, 93 (2015) 3-13.

"Theoretical Support and Other Considerations in Using Simulated Clients to Educate Social Workers," with Duckham, B.C and Runney, K.,  Smith College Studies in Social Work 83 (2013) 481-496.

"Five Fantasy Lives," in Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and Facilitating Career Groups, T.M Lara, M. Pope, & C. W. Minor, editors (National Career Development Association, 2012) 138-139.

"Examining Issues Affecting American Participation in Research Studies," with Coker, A. D. Journal of Black Studies, 40 (2010) 619-636.