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Julie Jackson - Fielding Graduate University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Julie Jackson

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Doctoral Faculty in the School of Psychology - Child & Family Specialist


Dr. Julie Jackson is passionate about Social Justice advocacy, teaching clinicians in the classroom as well as out in the field, community-based mental health services, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and snowboarding down mountains at a top speed of 35mph.

Dr. Jackson received her education in Family Systems and Clinical Psychology at Adler University in Chicago. She trained and worked at The Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR), housed at the University of Illinois, Chicago. At IJR, Dr. Jackson trained in the Disruptive Behavioral Disorders Clinic (DBDC) and worked in the Urban Youth Trauma Center (UYTC), an Affiliate of National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). She has taught psychology students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Dr. Jackson enjoys training and has experience as a Director of Clinical Training (DCT). Additional clinical experience includes: domestic violence, inpatient treatment, and the school system (public, private, and therapeutic settings).

Dr. Jackson’s research interests include: the Social Development of Biracial Individuals, Impact of Faith on HIV Prevention/Intervention, personality pairings of clinicians and clients, ADHD and Family Functioning, Community Violence and Academic Functioning, and the De-stigmatization of Mental Health and Mental Health Services in Communities of Color. Currently, Dr. Jackson is working on Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) to bridge faith with mental health services and the use of gamification as an intervention for ADHD.

Industry Expertise (3)

Training and Development


Mental Health Care

Areas of Expertise (5)

Trauma and Violence

Child / Adolescent Psychopathology

Adlerian Psychology

Multicultural Issues and Diversity

Family Systems

Education (1)

Adler University (APA Accredited Program): Psy.D., Clinical Psychology 2014

Affiliations (6)

  • Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Member, Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)
  • Member, Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
  • Member, National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP)
  • Member, National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA)
  • Member, Southern California Association of Psychology Training Programs (SCAPTP)

Event Appearances (4)

2022 – Taking Time to Exhale so We Can Rejuvenate, Connect, Discover, and Revision for the Future

National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) Mid-Winter Conference  Virtual

2019 – Proximos Pasos: Building on and Expanding Latinx-Oriented Programs

The Alliance for Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE) Conference.  Riverside, California.

2017 - Social Justice Education

Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (VICTOP).  Vancouver, Canada.

2017 - Social Justice Education

Mount Saint Mary’s University’s 2017 Convocation.  Los Angeles, California.