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Stephen Cheung, Psy.D.

Professor, Department of Graduate Psychology
Phone: (626) 815-5008
Alternate: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5206
For more than 30 years, Stephen Cheung, Psy.D., has studied, practiced, and taught family psychology and psychotherapy in a wide variety of settings. Before he came to APU, Cheung did administrative, supervisory, and clinical work at the Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center (APCTC), a large, multicultural community mental health center in Los Angeles, for 12 years. He now focuses his teaching on improving self-awareness, knowledge, and effectiveness in clinical psychology students. Cheung is researching family psychology, immigrant mental health, and specific treatment approaches for eating disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders, and childhood maltreatment. He is also interested in solution-focused brief therapy, multicultural psychotherapy, integration of faith with psychotherapy, and community mental health service delivery systems.


Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Baylor University
M.A., Counseling, United States International University
BSW, University of Calgary
B.A., Psychology, University of Alberta


  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Graduate Psychology


  • Family Psychology
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Skills in Clinical Practice
  • Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy

Courses Taught

PPSY 551 – Theories of Psychotherapy
PPSY 571 – Family Therapy
PPSY 582 – Introduction to Clinical Practice: Group Skills
PPSY 716 – Family Psychology

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