Associate Professor of Psychology
Editor, Journal of Psychology and Theology
Dr. Wang is a licensed psychologist, pastor and associate professor of psychology and pastoral counseling. He is the editor of the Journal of Psychology and Theology and serves on the editorial board for Spirituality in Clinical Practice (an APA journal). His research interests include: trauma and traumatic stress, spiritual formation and character/virtue development, mindfulness/self-compassion, spiritual theology (with special interest in the English Puritans) and various topics related to multicultural psychology and social justice. He teaches and speaks internationally, maintains a small clinical practice in Fullerton, CA (drdavidcwang.com), is pastor of spiritual formation at One Life City Church and serves on the board of directors for Joya Scholars — a non-profit organization that seeks to inspire and prepare students from families of at-risk communities in Fullerton to succeed through higher education. He also does ongoing consulting work with the Global Aftercare Program of the International Justice Mission (an international non-profit organization devoted to ending the global slave trade), and has co-authored their manual on Trauma Informed Care. Dave and his wife Vivian live with their two daughters in Fullerton.