Lisa H. Wong, Psy.D.

Senior Deputy Director
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Lisa Wong, Psy.D., is Senior Deputy Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) overseeing the Department’s clinical programs and community-based services over a broad range of settings throughout Los Angeles County. Dr. Wong is a lifelong advocate for vulnerable populations and social justice issues.

In addition to her role as Senior Deputy Director, Dr. Wong is also interim Chief of the Full-Service Partnership (FSP) program, a 24/7 intensive outpatient service aimed at helping clients at risk for homelessness, incarceration and hospitalization, among other negative life outcomes.

Starting in the County as a student over 31 years ago, Dr. Wong spent more than two decades working in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles providing care to some of the County’s most vulnerable and high-risk individuals experiencing serious mental illness and homelessness. Prior to her current role, she served as the Mental Health Clinical Program Head Over Downtown Mental Health Center general outpatient services, CalWORKs/GROW, and PEI before becoming a Service Area Chief over Service Areas 2 and 3. Dr. Wong has also served as Acting Chief for Outpatient Services.

Dr. Wong earned her Psy.D. from the Pacifica Graduate Institute and her M.A. in clinical psychology from California State University, Los Angeles.