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    Kathryn Spitzer Kim, MS, CGC, has been a genetic counselor for 28 years and has taught in a genetic counseling training programs for 20 of those years, giving her a broad perspective on the field and many years of experience teaching and critiquing best practices in the field. She currently is on faculty in the Stanford University Genetic Counseling Program. Prior to this position, she served as Director of Counseling Education at the Arcadia University Genetic Counseling Program. Additionally, she has published in several peer review journals including the Journal of Genetic Counseling, for which she served as an editor for several years. She is the author of the chapter on interviewing in A Guide to Genetic Counseling (2009) edited by Uhlmann, Schutte, and Yashar. Her personal areas of expertise and interest are the psychological foundations of genetic counseling and multicultural perspectives.