29 Articles by John Kim, LMFT

John Kim, LMFT

Why I Think All Men Need Therapy

Let me preface this by saying I'm part of this group, too. Just because I’m a licensed therapist doesn’t mean I don’t need therapy. I have many, many...

John Kim, LMFT
November 18 2015

How To Be A Real Man (And How To Find One)

Below are the choices that I believe define a man, and contribute to healthier relationships in all forms, especially with self. This list is based on...

John Kim, LMFT
September 1 2015

5 Signs You're In The Wrong Relationship

Whether or not a relationship is “meant to be” is often determined by how much work each partner decides to put into the relationship. And if you feel...

John Kim, LMFT
August 15 2015

How To Grow As A Person (No Matter What You're Going Through)

Growth may be hard. But it doesn’t have to be complicated.

John Kim, LMFT
July 22 2015

7 Tips For Dealing With Life If You Can't Afford A Therapist

Let's face it. Therapy can be expensive. As a licensed marriage and family therapist myself, I admit that I sometimes wonder on my drive home from...

John Kim, LMFT
March 10 2015

The Key To A Successful Relationship Isn't What You Think

You finally meet someone you like. It's not just attraction. The connection is mutual and airtight. You might even find yourself using the word...

John Kim, LMFT
November 25 2014

3 Ways To Stop Swimming In Your Own S***

Have you ever seen fish in a dirty tank? They look droopy and dull and float around like they have shackles strapped to their fins. Their energy is...

John Kim, LMFT
June 20 2014

19 Questions To Ask Yourself After A First Date

There's more to a first date than just chemistry, assuming you're looking for more than just Mr. or Ms. Right Now. Here's what I believe are the most...

John Kim, LMFT
April 30 2014

21 Key Ingredients Of A Happy Life

Sometimes growth is more about the questions we ask ourselves rather than searching for answers. Answers can keep us locked and stuck. But questions,...

John Kim, LMFT
April 25 2014

What I Wish I'd Known Before I Became A Therapist

I've been a therapist for eight years and recently a supervisor. In that time, I've gained wisdom, experience, and confidence in helping people. ...

John Kim, LMFT
March 21 2014

A 7-Step Guide To Accomplishing Anything You Want In Life

Whether you want more emotional intelligence, a job you actually love, or defined abs, there’s a process to getting what you want in life. All goals...

John Kim, LMFT
February 23 2014

4 Qualities That Make A Real Man

My goal in writing this post isn’t to sell you my definition of man. It’s to challenge your beliefs. Years ago, while working at a non-profit and...

John Kim, LMFT
February 7 2014

Can You Be In Love With More Than One Person At The Same Time?

This tends to be a controversial question. There are valid points on each side. Here’s my stab.

John Kim, LMFT
February 3 2014

15 Signs You're Living In A Depressed State + What To Do About It

There are different levels to depression, but when you're depressed, you know it. There's an internal collapse. Walls narrow. Your soul hallows. ...

John Kim, LMFT
January 2 2014

The 5 Most Important Life Lessons

Recently, I become a certified marriage family therapist supervisor and started my journey mentoring up-and-coming therapists. I wanted to give them...

John Kim, LMFT
November 18 2013