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Judy Ho, Ph.D., ABPP

Judy Ho, Ph.D., ABPP

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Contact Information

Phone: (310) 568-5604
judy.ho
@drjudyho
School: Graduate School of Education and Pyschology
Location: West Los Angeles

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic psychology
  • Child psychology and parenting issues
  • Substance abuse and addiction
  • Depression, anxiety and personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Neuropsychological testing

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Dr. Judy Ho is a licensed and board certified clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of psychology. She delivers evidence-based therapies to youth and adults, and teaches in the doctoral and masters level psychology programs at Pepperdine University. Her CREATE lab hosts her program of research aimed at 1.) improving mental health service delivery and outcomes for ethnically diverse youth populations in low-income community settings, and 2.) exploring creative, innovative interventions to better engage clients in the therapeutic process and to reduce stigma to professional mental health care.

Dr. Ho has provided expert commentary on various television programs, including CNN TonightDr. Drew on Call, Nancy Grace and The Doctors

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Dr. Judy Ho is a licensed and board certified clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of psychology. She is a two-time recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health National Services Research Award and an examination board member of the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Ho conducts neuropsychological assessments and serves as an expert witness in a variety of forensic settings including civil and criminal court proceedings. She delivers evidence-based therapies to youth and adults, and teaches in the doctoral and masters level psychology programs at Pepperdine University. 

Dr. Ho's CREATE research lab hosts her program of research aimed at 1) improving mental health service delivery and outcomes for ethnically diverse youth populations in low-income community settings, and 2) exploring creative, innovative interventions to better engage clients in the therapeutic process and to reduce stigma to professional mental health care.

Dr. Ho has provided expert commentary on various television programs, including CNN TonightDr. Drew on CallNancy Grace and The Doctors

Education

Ph.D., San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego

M.S., San Diego State University

B.A., B.S., University of California, Berkeley

 

  • Ho, J., Moss, N., & Yeh, M. (2014). Assessment of Childhood Behavioral Disorders. In L. T. Benuto, N. Thaler, & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with Asian Americans.
  • Ho, J., Moss, N., & Yeh, M. (2014). Special Considerations. In L. T. Benuto, N. Thaler, & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with Asian Americans.
  • Ho, J. (Ed.) (2013). Immigrants: Acculturation, Socioeconomic Challenges and Cultural Psychology. New York, NY: Nova Publishers.
  • Ho, J., Rogers, G., & Anderson, K. (2013). African Immigrants: Mental Health Status and Barriers in Professional Mental Health Service Use. In Ho, J. (Ed.). Immigrants: Acculturation, Socioeconomic Challenges and Cultural Psychology. New York, NY: Nova Publishers.
  • Barton, J., Kaplan, A., Moss, N., Ho, J. (2013). Corporal Physical Punishment Today: The History, Effect and Long-Term Implications. In Castro, N. (Ed.), Psychology of Punishment: New Research.
  • Yeh, M., Aarons, G.A., Ho, J., Leslie, L., McCabe, K., & Hough, R.L. (2013). Parental Etiological Explanations and Longitudinal Medication Use for Youths with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Administration and Policy in Mental Health.  
  • Ho, J., Lau, A., Yeh, M., McCabe, K. (2012). Perceptions of the acceptability of parent training among Chinese immigrant parents: Contributions of cultural factors and clinical need. Behavior Therapy.
  • Ho, J., & Daniels, S. (2011). Acculturation and mental health care for Latino and Asian youth. In T. M. Johnson (Ed.), Acculturation: Implications for Individuals, Families, and Societies. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, NY.
  • Ho, J., McCabe, K., Yeh, M., & Lau, A. (2009). Evidence-based treatments for conduct disorder among ethnic minorities. In R. C. Murrihy, A. D. Kidman, & T. H. Ollendick (Eds.), Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth (p. 455-488). Springer Publishing: New York, NY, in press.
  • Ho, J., Yeh, M., McCabe, K., & Hough, R. L (2006). Parental cultural affiliation and youth mental health service use. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36, 529-542.
  • Ho, J., Liang, J., Martinez, J., Huang, C., & Yeh, M. (2006). Racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care for youth. In E. V. Metrosa (Ed.), Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care (p. 149-204). Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, NY.
  • Yeh, M., Forness, S., Ho, J., McCabe, K., & Hough, R. L. (2004). Parental etiological explanations and disproportionate racial/ethnic representation in special education services for youth with emotional disturbance, Behavioral Disorders, 29, 348-358.