John T. Wu, Ed.D.

John T. Wu, Ed.D.

  • Department Chair
  • Professor of Psychology
  • Phone: (619) 849-2464


  • Ed.D., Counseling and Consulting Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education (1992)
  • Ed.M., Counseling and Consulting Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education (1988)
  • B.S., Information and Computer Science, University of California Irvine (1987)
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California Irvine (1987)


Dr. John Wu has taught at PLNU since 2001 in the developmental and clinical areas of psychology. Prior to joining PLNU, Dr. Wu worked for over a decade in university counseling centers providing counseling to undergraduate and graduate students at UCSD and Northeastern University. He received his masters and doctorate degrees in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University.  He has served in church youth ministry with junior high and college students, and he maintains a private practice (Celebration Counseling) which focuses on adults and couples. He and his wife have been married over 20 years, and they have two sons in high school and junior high.  They enjoy basketball, reading, and yoyos. 


PSY308 - Developmental Psychology (Birth through Adolescence)
PSY321 - Abnormal Psychology
PSY325 - Clinical and Community Interventions (Intro to Counseling)
PSY341 - Group Counseling
PSY345 - Group Dynamics
PSY380 - Family Development and Family Theories
PSY490 - Intimate Couples Marriage Course