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Welcome to Dr. Hwang's Clinical Psychology & Consulting Practice

Dr. Wei-Chin Hwang is a licensed clinical psychologist (License #PSY19967) and a tenured full professor of clinical psychology. He has two practice locations, one in Pasadena and one in Claremont, California. He also provides teletherapy throughout the state of 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.


Dr. Hwang has over 30 years of education, training, and experience in the field of psychology. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University ofCalifornia, Los Angeles (UCLA), which has been repeatedly ranked #1 in clinical psychology training programs by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at HarborUCLA Medical Center. As a tenured full professor at Claremont McKenna College (Ranked #8 among top liberal arts colleges by US News and World Report, and ranked #2 among liberal arts college and #11 among all top colleges by Forbes), he conducts cutting edge clinical research, consults for universities and healthcare organizations, and also trains and supervises students, interns, and mental health professionals. As a professor, he is ideally positioned to provide academic and vocational preparation and motivational training for students applying to college or graduate school, as well as professionals who are trying to advance in their career or need personal coaching.


Dr. Hwang has worked in numerous clinical settings, which help him provide the highest quality care for his clients. He has experience providing individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy in inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, and school settings. He has previously provided clinical services at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Richmond Area Multi-Services Community Mental Health Center, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration (VA), UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA Student Psychological Services, UCLAPsychology Clinic, Valley Mental Health, the Rape Crisis Center, and various High Schools and Junior High Schools.

Dr. Hwang has published over 80 academic articles, books, book chapters, assessment measures, and treatment manuals on mental health issues and its treatment. In addition, he has given over 160 conference presentations, clinical workshops, and therapy trainings. He has authored a client and therapist treatment manual for depression, and received grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study mental health and treatment outcome issues. He is a professor of clinical psychology and teaches course in mental health treatment. In addition, he has supervised dozens of students and mental health professionals on treating mental illness. To find out more about his scholarship, please visit his faculty website at:

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Dr. Hwang was born in Taiwan, and grew up in the U.S. since he was 3-years-old. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese.

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