Jenss Chang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Therapy

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5202
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Jenss Chang, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who focuses primarily on providing education, training, and supervision to both PsyD and MA students. As the Director of Clinical Training of Practicum, she assists PsyD students in obtaining their training at a number of practicum sites over the course of their doctoral program. She completed her internship at the University of California, Irvine, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. She has significant experience in working with college-age adults with depression, anxiety, women’s issues, intergenerational conflict, and disordered-eating habits. In terms of research, she is interested in multiculturally competent therapy and psychological testing. Born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley, she is excited to return to her hometown community and weave her faith into her teaching, supervision, and mentorship practices.


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

Academic Area

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


  • Asian American Mental Health Issues
  • Multicultural Competency Issues
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Therapy with College-Age Populations

Courses Taught

  • PPSY 510 – Psychotherapy and Cultural Diversity
  • PPSY 558 – Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • PPSY 580 – Introduction to Clinical Practice: Basic Skills
  • PPSY 581 – Introduction to Clinical Practice: Advanced Skills
  • PPSY 714 – Assessment III: Cognitive Assessment
  • PPSY 721 – Addictive Behaviors