As a staff psychologist, Dr. Yang’s area of expertise is lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. In addition, she works with the young adult population, individuals with personality disorders and on cultural/diversity issues. Her research interests include therapeutic assessment and diversity issues in the workplace.
She is an assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and serves as the Faculty Leader and Liaison to BCM for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
A member of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Yang has given several local and national presentations, including one on the importance of transgender trainings in hospitals at the Arkansas State Hospital in Little Rock.
Dr. Yang earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Denver.