Abbreviated Resume



Alliant International University CSPP – Irvine, CA
June 2009, Psy.D., Psychology, Emphasis in Marital and Family Therapy
June 2006, M.A., Marital and Family Therapy (NKA, Couples and Family Therapy)

University of California Irvine  – Irvine, CA
2003, B.A., Psychology and Social Behavior
Minor: Criminology, Law, and Society


Headington Institute
01/2020 – Present, Consulting Psychologist

Office of Dr. Jennifer T. Young
Private Practice
01/2011 – Present, Licensed Psychologist in the State of California and Washington D.C.

U.S. Peace Corps Headquarters – Washington, D.C.
Counseling and Outreach Unit (COU) I Office of Health Services
2016- 2019, Psychologist

California State University Long Beach (CSULB) – Long Beach, CA
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
2011-2016, Psychologist
2012-2014, Grant Coordinator, California Mental Health Services Act (CalMHSA) Project OCEAN

University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
Student Counseling Services (NKA Engemann Student Health Center)
2011-2012, Per Diem Crisis Counselor


2022, Costa Rica, Spanish Language Immersion Program

2015, Mexico City Cultural Immersion Program, Faculty Team
Co-facilitate group process for student participants. Participated in service project in a rural community in  Oaxaca for 200 children. Provided consultation in faculty team meetings.

2014,  Cambodia International Exchange in Counseling Therapy Program, Faculty Participant
Presented for students in psychology at Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). Facilitated intensive process groups for country nationals. Participated in service-learning projects with Cambodian agencies addressing issues of domestic violence, poverty, HIV/AIDS intervention, landmine victim recovery, acid burn victims, and crisis intervention.

2008, 2011, 2013, India Cultural Immersion Program, Researcher/Consultant/Coordinator
Collaborated with students and faculty at Madras School of Social Work (MSSW) in Chennai, India. Consult with faculty program leaders. Facilitate pre-program orientation. Coordinate cultural immersion program activities. Provide non-clinical counseling related to all facets of immersion program. Collected data on efficacy of program to increase cultural competence of student participants.

2007, 2008, CSPP Mexico City Immersion Program, Student
Alliant International University – Mexico City, Mexico
Courses: MFT Supervision, Biological Bases of Behavior, Spanish Language, Political Issues in Mexico.

2002, Italian Language and Culture Program, Student
University of California Center – Siena, Italy; UC Irvine Study Abroad Office
Courses: Intensive Italian Language, Italian Culture and History



Alliant International University – Mexico City, Mexico
Summer 2015, Adjunct Instructor
Sex Therapy

Alliant International University – Irvine, CA
Summer 2014, Adjunct Instructor
Practicum Seminar for Couples and Family Therapy (CFT)

Alliant International University – Mexico City, Mexico
Spring 2010, Co-Instructor 
Individual and Family Life Span Development  

Alliant International University
Interviewing Techniques Lab


U.S. Peace Corps – Washington D.C.
Office of Health Services
2017, Annual Egelman Award, In recognition of Volunteer Support

University of San Francisco – San Francisco, CA
International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS)
2010, Outstanding Advocate for International Students and Scholars Merit Award

Alliant International University – Irvine, CA
2009, Honorary Award for Outstanding Doctoral  Student

Alliant International University – Irvine, CA
International and Multicultural Education, Research, Interventions and Training (i-Merit)
Honorary Student Award for Research in Multiculturalism and Internationalism


University of California, Irvine (UCI) – Irvine, CA
Center for International Education (Currently, Study Abroad Office)
2005-2008, Academic Integration Analyst


Native Fluency: English
Intermediate Proficiency: Mandarin
Beginner-Intermediate Proficiency: Spanish


American Psychological Association – Asian Pacific American Women Div 35, Sec 5  – Executive Committee
American Psychological Association – International Psychology, Div 52
EMDRIA – Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association – Certified EMDR Therapist

Publications and Research


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