Jessica Tang, MS, LMFT

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor


Jessica Tang is a licensed marriage and family therapist (#99814) with an MS in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge.

She has extensive experience working with developmental delays, trauma, grief, self-injury, depression, and anxiety—and specializes in treatment for children and adolescents. Her clinical training is primarily in family systems therapy, integrating humanistic and cognitive behavioral methods. She also has a strong background in early childhood education and intervention, working in a variety of contexts—from being a preschool teacher to a behavioral interventionist supervisor and program coordinator.

Tang is currently the clinical director at the Self-Injury Institute (SII), treating self-injurers using family systems therapy. In addition to her work at SII, she has a private practice in both Los Angeles and Agoura Hills where she provides individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.