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Social Workers

Christian Hong, MDiv, LSW

Christian is a licensed social worker providing diversified psychosocial support and services to cancer patients and their families throughout their continuum of care –diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. As part of our multidisciplinary cancer patient team, Christian assesses patients holistically and their overall state of well-being identifying each patient’s unique needs including but not limited to emotional, spiritual, physical, cultural, relationship, safety, end-of-life, family, and caregiving needs. He provides general supportive counseling as well as directed psychotherapy to empower patients and maximize their quality of life. He has a vast network of community agencies and resources with whom he can connect patients as part of their coordinated care.

Prior to joining the Capital Health team, Christian was the Director of Pastoral and Palliative Care at a specialized non-profit skilled nursing facility for the HIV population. His experience includes in both inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy as well as psychiatric and medical case management. Christian received his Master of Social Work from Rutgers University and his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.