Charles Chege, PsyD

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5999
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Charles Chege, PsyD, is codirector of the Department of Clinical Psychology’s Global Psychology program that takes place in Kenya. Every summer, he takes students there and provides hands-on supervision and consultation in interventions and program development for orphans of HIV/AIDs, their families, and other vulnerable children. He has extensive experience in teaching, clinical supervision, and training within the local clinical scientist model. He also conducts numerous trainings in diversity competency in clinical work and supervision. For 17 years he has provided clinical services and held administrative positions in the community mental health field, working with the severely and persistently mentally ill. Since 2000, he has also maintained an active private practice with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He has a keen interest in integrating faith and clinical practice.


  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Biola University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, Biola University
  • Dip, Christian Ministries, Rosedale Bible College
  • BEd, Kenyatta University

Academic Area

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


  • Adolescent, Couple, and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Diversity Competency/Global Mental Health Issues
  • Faith Integration
  • Working with Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill

Courses Taught

  • PPSY 510 – Psychotherapy and Cultural Diversity
  • PPSY 563 – Psychopathology
  • PPSY 727 – Clinical Practicum III: Diversity Competency
  • PPSY 798 – [Multiple Courses]