Dr. Judy Ho is a Licensed and Triple-Board Certified Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, and Neuropsychologist, with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, award-winning researcher, Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University and Co-Host of The Doctors.
Dr. Ho received a BA in Psychology and a BS in Business Administration from UC Berkeley, and her M.S. and Ph. D. from the San Diego State University/ University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute and is a two-time recipient of National Institute of Mental Health’s National Research Services Award.
Dr. Ho is a two-time board diplomate of American Board of Professional Psychology and the National Board of Forensic Evaluators. Her clinical experiences include working in inpatient psychiatric settings; outpatient hospitals and clinics; in forensic settings as a testing psychologist and expert witness in criminal and civic proceedings, and in public schools and special education classrooms. Dr. Ho pursues her media consultant work with the goal of educating the public about psychological issues in daily life, quality mental health care, to reduce stigma towards mentally ill individuals and to encourage people who need help to seek effective treatment.
In August 2019, Dr. Ho’s first book, Stop Self-Sabotage: Six Steps to Unlock Your True Motivation, Harness Your Willpower, and Get Out of Your Own Way hit book shelves.
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