Educational Experience

Dr. Lim is a licensed psychologist who focuses on adult psychology. He received his B.A. in psychology from University of California, Berkeley, his M.A. in psychological counseling from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from University of Maryland, College Park. He also holds a M.S. in software engineering from Golden Gate University.

Professional Experience

Dr. Lim has been licensed to practice in the state of California for over six years. He has over fifteen years of experience working with adults in a variety of settings, from college counseling centers to mental health clinics. Dr. Lim specializes in insight-oriented and cognitive-behavioral approaches to therapy.

Professional Credentials

Licensed Psychologist (PSY27660)
Treasurer, Alameda County Psychological Association
Member, California Psychological Association
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Asian American Psychological Association

Select Publications

Lim, R.H., Lent, R.W., & Penn, L.T. (2016). Prediction of job search intentions and behaviors: Testing the social cognitive model of career self-management. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Miller, M. J., Lent, R. W., Lim, R. H., Hui, K., Martin, H. M., Jezzi, M. M., Bryan, N. A., Morrison, M. A., Smith, P. E., Watford, B., Wilkins, G., & Williams, K. (2015). Pursuing and adjusting to engineering majors: A qualitative study. Journal of Career Assessment.

Hill, C. E., Gelso, C. J., Chui, H., Spangler, P. T., Hummel, A., Huang, T., John Jackson, Jones, R. A., Palma, B., Bhatia, A., Gupta, S., Ain, S. C., Klingaman, B., Lim, R.H., Liu, J., Hui, K., Jezzi, M. M., & Miles, J. R. (2013). To be or not to be immediate with clients: The use and perceived effects of immediacy in psychodynamic/ interpersonal psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 1-17.

Miller, M.J., Yang, M., Lim, R. H., Hui, K., Choi, N-Y.,Fan, X., Lin, L.-L., Grome, R. E., Farrrell, J. A., & Blackmon, S. (2013). A test of the domain-specific acculturation strategy hypothesis. Culture Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Miller, M. J., & Lim, R. H.  A domain and context specific view of acculturation: Implications for counseling Asian American men (2010). In Liu, W. M., Iwamoto, D., & Chae, M. H. (Eds.), Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men. NY: Routledge.