Ted Scott Bledsoe, PsyD


Director of Clinical Training (Internship) and Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology

Video Introduction

Ted Scott Bledsoe, PsyD, has taught and published in multiple areas including cultural diversity, thriving in ministry, and fear and anxiety in university settings. In his recently published book, Using Narratives and Storytelling to Promote Cultural Diversity on College Campuses (IGI Global, 2021), co-written with Kimberly Setterlund, he explores diversity through the lens of students, faculty, staff, and administrators at APU. He also enjoys research on issues affecting Latinx Americans and is spearheading a study-abroad program in Guadalajara, Mexico, in which PsyD and MFT students at APU will provide psychotherapy to refugees and immigrants fleeing poverty and violence in Central American countries. Before embarking on a career in clinical psychology, he worked as an elementary school teacher for 11 years in South Central Los Angeles.


  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology (Emphasis in Family Psychology), Azusa Pacific University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology (Emphasis in Family Psychology), Azusa Pacific University
  • BA, Business Administration, Birmingham-Southern College

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences