Joey Pham, PhD, LMFT

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  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA)
  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate (CSAT)
  • Certified Mindfulness-based Addiction Trauma Therapist (MBATT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing training (EMDR)

Area of Focus:

  • Addiction and trauma treatment
  • Long-term recovery related to substance use, sex, love, and relationship.
  • Affirming therapy with the LGBTQ+ population.
  • Severe and persistent mental illnesses including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis, etc.


  • M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, Hope International University
  • Ph.D., Business Psychology, the Chicago School of Professional Psychology

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Professional Background

Dr. Joey Pham is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist (IO) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). As an IO psychologist, he possesses knowledge derived from his research on job satisfaction and its impact on mental health practitioners. He completed his Ph.D. program in 2018 at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Over the last few years, he also served on the dissertation committee for several students as an advisor to help them complete their own Ph.D. program and research.

As a clinician, Dr. Pham has ten years of experience treating mental illness in the public and private sectors. He works with a wide array of clients and can make significant life differences through his care and attentiveness. He specializes in addiction, trauma, and severe and persistent mental illnesses (e.g., depression, anxiety, bipolar, psychosis, etc.)

In clinical practice, Dr. Pham utilizes a person-centered approach in conjunction with his training in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based addiction and trauma therapy, positive psychology, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. Drawing from his personal life and life challenges, Dr. Pham has a strong compassion for those seeking guidance regarding mental health.

Dr. Joey Pham’s professional objective is to further the field of psychology as a scholar and a practitioner.

Professional Organizations/Associations:

  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Books & Textbooks Authored / Contributed To:

  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Project – The Impact of Perceived Leadership Effectiveness on Job Satisfaction among Mental Health Practitioners in Non-profit Organizations (2018).