Clinical Psychology — Part-time
Peggy  Yang

Peggy Yang, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Peggy Yang received her combined PhD in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Yang is a licensed psychologist in California and Texas. She specializes in clinical practice and teaching. Her teaching interests include identity development, multicultural counseling and supervision, crisis intervention, and solution-focused therapy. Dr. Yang was Associate Director and Clinical Director of the Counseling Center at Rice University in Houston, Texas. At the University of San Francisco, she was on staff at Counseling and Psychological Services and she served as Interim Dean for the university's Intercultural Center. Dr. Yang was also on staff at the University of California, Berkeley's Counseling and Psychological Services, where she managed UC Berkeley's federally funded suicide prevention program. The California Organization of Counseling Center Directors in Higher Education awarded Dr. Yang their Social Justice Scholar Award. Dr. Yang's dissertation on multicultural supervision received a national award from the Association of Psychology Post-doctoral and Internship Centers.

Education

PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Courses Offered
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Individual Basis of Behavior: DSM Clinical Diagnosis
  • Psychological and Educational Assessment
  • Counseling Practicum and Supervision
  • Major and Career Exploration
  • Asian American Psychology and Personality
Publications
Neufeldt, S. A., Pinterits, J., Moleiro, C., Yang, P. H., Brodie, R., Lee, T., and Orliss, M. (2006). How do graduate student therapists incorporate diversity factors in case conceptualization? Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. 43, 464-479.

Wolfe, M. M., Yang, P. H., Wong, E. D., Atkinson, D. R. (2001). Design and development of the European American Values Scale for Asian Americans (EAVSAA). Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology: Special issue on Asian American Acculturation and Ethnic/Racial Identity: Research Innovations in the New Millennium. 7, 274-283.

Kim, B. S., Yang, P. H., Atkinson, D. R., Wolfe, M. M., & Hong, S. (2001). Values Similarities and Differences among Asian American Ethnic Groups. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 7, 343-361.

 

Kim, B. S., Atkinson, D. R., and Yang, P. H. (1999). The Asian Values Scale (AVS): Development, Factor Analysis, Validation, and Reliability. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 46, 342-352.