Founder, Your Change Provider, PLLC® and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Jeanie Chang is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of Your Change Provider, PLLC®, an interdisciplinary practice founded on solutions and her unique framework Cultural Condence®.
Jeanie is a bestselling author on Amazon and an accomplished international speaker for corporations, community organizations, and colleges on topics such as burnout, resilience, mindfulness, stress, and mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, and suicidality.
Jeanie is also a McKinsey & Company external faculty, executive leadership coach, DEIB consultant, and subject matter expert for media outlets around the world. In addition, she is a global social media influencer known as Noona's Noonchi® where she deep dives into Korean Dramas from a mental health perspective.
Jeanie founded the Cultural Confidence® program which she created to provide psycho-education in all sectors from corporate to schools. She has presented her trademarked curriculum for corporations such as Cisco, Eventbrite, Hallmark, J. Crew, Lenovo, Microsoft, Mondelez International, the NFL, Salesforce and SC Johnson. She has also spearheaded her program for non-profits including the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), the Council of Korean Americans (CKA), The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE), and the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP).
Her first book, A is for Authentic: Not for Anxieties or for Straight A's, hit #1 international bestseller on Amazon. Jeanie is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) with experience in grief and trauma. In addition, she holds specialized training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Jeanie followed a calling in mental health after a diverse career path. She started as a broadcast journalist in Washington, DC, then went on to attend business school. Her work in the corporate sector includes business operations, marketing, public relations, and client success management.
Jeanie is an active volunteer in the Asian community. She serves as Director of Make Us Visible, NC, President and Board Chair of Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC) and co-leads the Women's Affinity Group for the Council of Korean Americans. She is also the founder of the Self-Care & Wellness program for NAAAP. Recently, Jeanie founded her own non-profit organization called, Authentic Self-Care & Wellness, Inc.
For her own self-care, Jeanie loves watching K-Dramas and kayaking with her husband of 24 years. She also relishes any time she can spend with their four children ages 15 - 22. Family milestones this year include two kids (her oldest and third child) graduating from college and high school.