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And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.

Genesis 12:2

Cheon Lee, Ph.D., LPC

Phone: 214.932.1188
Email: JongLee@letu.edu

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling

Personal Statement

Dr. Lee has earned a Master of the Divinity with Biblical Language, a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Master of Arts in Christian Education, and a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has taught several courses to students of master level as an adjunct professor at Global Baptist Theological Seminary in Dallas and Midwest University in St. Louis. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas. He has served as a counselor at Metroplex Counseling in Bedford and Sigma Counseling Services in Dallas. He has also served as a minister of single young adult group and family ministry for Binnerri Presbyterian Church in Richardson. He has been given the opportunity to lead seminars related to marriage, family, and spirituality at churches in Dallas/Fort Worth area. He was born in Seoul and grew up in Taegu, South Korea. He came to United States in 2001. He is married to Youngmi and they have two sons, Sean and Austin. During his leisure, he enjoys spending time with his family by traveling, watching movies, and playing sports.




  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Psychology & Counseling, 2013
  • M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Christian Education, 2009
  • M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Marriage & Family Counseling, 2008
  • M.Div. with Biblical Language, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Theology, 2005
  • B.S., Hanyang University, Chemistry, 1997




2015-Present          LeTourneau University-Assistant Professor of Psychology

2014-Present          Metroplex Counseling-Counselor

2013-2015               Global Baptist THeological Seminary & Institute-Adjunct Professor

2015                        Midwest University-Adjunct Professor

2011                         Dallas Sigma Counseling Services-Therapist

2003-2015              Binnerri Presbyterian Church-Single Young Adult Group & Family Minister



Courses Taught

  • Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • Psychopathology, Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Applied Lab & Treatment Planning
  • Family System & Therapies
  • Professional, Personal, and Spiritual Life
  • Theological and Spiritual Dynamics
  • Integrative Theology for Counseling
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Group Counseling Methods
  • Lifespan Human Development
  • Career Counseling and Lifestyle
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Professional Seminar in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Advanced Abnormal Psychology



Research Interests

  • Relationship between Healthy Marriage & Family and Spiritual Maturity
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Integration between Theology and Psychology



Membership, Licensure & Certifications

  • Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Member, American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Texas
  • Certificate of Introduction to Biblical Counseling, University of the Nations, 2001
  • Facilitator, PREPARE-ENRICH, 2011



Professional Activities

  • Lee, J. (2018). The Relationship between Spiritual Maturity and Marital Commitment among Korean Married Immigrants with Christian Faith. Presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies Conference. Norfolk, Virginia. April 14, 2018.
  • Thematic workshops/retreats for churches with singles and married couples. Diverse topics: marriage enrichment, conflict resolution, parenting, mental health, family system, recovery, and spiritual issues.
  • Intern Counselor, Baptist Marriage and Family Counseling Center, 2007-2011
  • Intern Supervisor, Baptist Marriage and Family Counseling Center, 2009-2011
  • Columnist, Christian Weekly Newspaper, 2011
  • Radio Guest, Dallas Korean Radio, 2013-Present
  • Columnist, Korean Journal N. Texas, 2014-2015