Dr. Jenna Ouye is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist who provides assessment services to children and adolescents at Summit Center. Dr. Ouye is passionate about conducting clear, comprehensive, and client-centered evaluations. She views assessment as a collaborative process to support individuals in reaching their full potential. Dr. Ouye has specializations in learning disabilities, neurodiversity, autism, anxiety and depression, and early childhood. She has also worked in the Orinda and Martinez school districts conducting special education evaluations for preschool to high school populations.
Dr. Ouye has worked within children’s hospital, community mental health clinic, private practice, and university settings. She received her BA in Psychology from UCLA and her PhD in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology from UC Santa Barbara. She completed predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles within their Early Childhood Mental Health program, where she later served as a licensed psychologist and supervisor. Dr. Ouye’s research interests include autism and developmental disabilities, early intervention, therapeutic assessment, culturally-sensitive practice, and family-school collaboration. Her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Psychological Assessment, Journal of School Violence, and Research and Practice in the Schools. As a parent herself, it is Dr. Ouye’s mission to ensure that parents feel heard and informed and that their children be happy and successful.