Jenss Chang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Therapy

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5202
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Biography

Jenss Chang, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who focuses primarily on providing education, training, and supervision to M.A. and Psy.D. students. As a core faculty member in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy, she teaches a number of courses related to clinical training and cultural diversity. In terms of research, she is interested in multiculturally informed therapy and psychological testing of people of color. She provides supervision to Psy.D. students at the APU Community Counseling Center for the psychodiagnostic testing services they provide to community clients. She has a passion for mentorship and in raising up the next generation of therapists.

Education

  • Ph.D., Counseling/Clinical/School Psychology (Emphasis in Clinical Psychology), University of California, Santa Barbara (APA Accredited), 2011
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
  • B.A., General Psychology, University of California, San Diego

Credentials/Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Marriage and Family Therapy

Expertise

  • Intergenerational Conflict
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Women’s Issues
  • Young Adult/College-Aged Clinical Issues

Courses Taught

  • PPSY 510 – Psychotherapy and Cultural Diversity
  • PPSY 552 – Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy
  • PPSY 558 – Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • PPSY 580 – Introduction to Clinical Practice: Basic Skills
  • PPSY 581 – Introduction to Clinical Practice: Advanced Skills