Theopia Jackson, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Howard University, Washington DC, and her doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California.
Theopia Jackson, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Howard University, Washington DC, and her doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. Dr. Jackson is the immediate past president of The Association of Black Psychologists, Inc. (ABPsi), where she served as the PI for the COVID-19 Needs Assessment among Black communities. She serves on the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives on behalf of Division 32 Society for Humanistic Psychology.
Dr. Jackson an accomplished scholar-practitioner and educator who provides multicultural/cultural equity workshops, seminars, and/or consultations for transformative systemic change. She is a member of the Adaptive Mind Project (AMP) and the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC), organizations addressing the complexities of climate change. She contributed to the APA Historical Chronology report developed by the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology. She serves on the medical advisory council for the Sickle Cell Community Advisory Council (SCCAC) and several boards.
Dr. Jackson has a long history of providing child, adolescent, and family therapy services, specializing in serving populations coping with chronic illness and complex trauma. She is a co-founder of the Therapist-in-Residency Program (TnRP) in Oakland, Ca.; an African-centered program dedicated to supervising Black clinicians-in-training in providing services grounded in Black psychology for persons of African ancestry. Additionally, she provides training for persons of African ancestry in Emotional Emancipation CirclesSM a community-defined practice that is a collaboration between the Community Healing Network, Inc., and ABPsi. Dr. Jackson has been invited to participate in national and local California initiatives intended to establish integrative health care that is culturally accountable and linguistically responsive.