Jeanelle Folbrecht, Ph.D. is Interim Director of Psychology, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, and Neuropsychologist in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine.
Dr. Folbrecht received her PhD degree from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in 1995, and then completed a post doctoral fellowship at Long Beach Veterans Hospital, where she accomplished research in stroke rehabilitation. She was appointed a clinical assistant professor at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in 1999. Dr. Folbrecht first worked at the City of Hope between 1996 and 2003 as a clinical psychologist in the Department of Pediatrics. She developed and supervised the neuropsychology program during that time, while also developing a clinical program to improve the cognitive functioning of children with sickle cell disease. Thereafter, she served as a consultant at COH from 2003 to 2005, supervising the art therapy program. In 2005, Dr. Folbrecht moved to the Netherlands, where she performed staff care, coordinated human resources, and worked with teams on team building and conflict resolution at Christian Associates International, a non-profit organization with staff in the major cities of Europe. Jeanelle returned to the US in 2009, and has most recently been employed as an adjunct professor in the department of psychology at Azusa Pacific University, teaching applied statistics and group process.
Dr. Folbrecht serves our pediatric patients as a clinical psychologist.
2010 – Present, City of Hope, Duarte, Ca.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine.
Interim Chief of Psychology in the Division of Supportive Care Medicine (2011 to present).
Fulfilling duties of Interim Chair of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine (2011 to 2013) including Staff Reviews, participation in Committee of Chairs and Medical Group Board Meetings.
Director of Training, Division of Psychology (2011 to present). Oversee training and supervision in Practicum and Post-Doctoral Psychology Training Programs.
2009 - 2010, Azusa Pacific University (APU), Azusa, Ca.
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology.
2005 - 2009 Christian Associates International (CAI), Den Hague, Netherlands.
Coordinated Human Resources and provided staff care (counseling, training, assessment services) to non-profit organization with staff in the major cities of Europe.
2003 - 2005 City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, Ca.
Consultant providing supervision of M.A. level art therapist.
1996 – 2003 City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, Ca.
2001 – 2003, Coordinator of Neuropsychological Services
2000 – 2001, Staff Neuropsychologist
1998 – 2000, Staff Psychologist
1996 – 1998, Psychological Assistant