Wei-Chin Hwang, Ph.D., is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. He received his Ph.D. from the clinical psychology program at UCLA (2003), completed his pre-doctoral fellowship at Richmond Area Multi-Services (RAMS) - National Asian American Psychology Training Center, and completed a clinical-research postdoctoral fellowship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. In college, he double majored in Psychology and Asian Studies at the University of Utah. His research focuses on understanding and reducing mental health disparities, improving psychotherapy process and outcomes, cultivating therapist cultural competency and effectiveness when working with people from different backgrounds, and developing models and frameworks for culturally adapting treatments for ethnic minorities. His work has been recognized by a number of professional organizations, and he was awarded the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program Early Career Award. He was also inducted as a fellow for the Asian American Psychological Association and the Western Psychological Association. He was awarded the Asian American Psychological Association Early Career Award and the Enrico E. Jones Award for Research in Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology by the Western Psychological Association. At his home institution, he has received the Roy P. Crocker Award for Merit and Service to the college, as well as the 7 Claremont Colleges Diversity Mentor Award.
Dr. Hwang is a licensed clinical psychologist and has an independent clinical and consulting practice in Pasadena and Claremont, California. He has two practice locations, one in Pasadena and one in Claremont, California. In his private practice, he provides psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families. He also provides professional consultation to companies, schools, hospitals, community agencies, and universities. As a professor, he is ideally
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Claremont McKenna College Professor
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Asian American Psychological Association
ADHD, Anger Management, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Education/Personal Development, Family, Forensic, Health & Wellness, Immigration, Marriage & Divorce, Multicultural Issues, Pain Management, Trauma/PTSD
Behavioral, Coaching, Crisis Intervention, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Forensic Evaluation, Long-Term, Parent Guidance, Prevention, Psychoanalysis, Relational
Heterosexual, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual
Ethnicity - White (Caucasian), Ethnicity - Black (African American), Ethnicity - Native American, Ethnicity - Alaska Native, Ethnicity - Asian, Ethnicity - Pacific Islander, Ethnicity - Hispanic (Latino)
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