Ha-Yoon Jae is an audiologist with a diverse background commited to continuous learning. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology (Honors) and Master of Clinical Science (Audiology) from Western University. With prior experience as an army Sergeant Medic, he understands the importance of Audiology Care and Rehabilitation.
Wearing multiple hats, Ha-Yoon is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator who brings expertise and a deep passion for assisting others. He is also an enthusiastic Kendo (Japanese martial art that emphasizes discipline, precision, and respect in swordsmanship) practitioner and instructor at Waterloo University.
Ha-Yoon holds certifications in treating Tinnitus and Hyperacusis, including advanced techniques like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. He has trained with Dr. Hashir Aazh in Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Rehabilitation Therapy. He has trained in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) under Dr. Pawel Jastreboff. Additionally, he completed an intensive Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Ha-Yoon is currently pursuing a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from A.T. Still Arizona School of Health Science. Ha-Yoon Jae works out of our Elmira and Kitchener locations.