Charley Lang, MA

Affiliate Faculty
BA in Liberal Studies


Adjunct Faculty
MA in Psychology


(323) 463-4630

MA in Clinical Psychology, Antioch University Los Angeles
BFA in Drama, Catholic University of America

Charley Lang, MA, MFT, is Director of the BA Psychology Concentration at AULA, where he develops new course curriculum and teaches a variety of classes including Human  Sexualities, Gay & Lesbian History in Documentary Film, Contemporary Modes of Counseling, Psychology of Addiction, and Madness in American History & Film. He is an adjunct professor in the MAP Program and has also taught at USC, UCLA, Pacific Oaks  College, Phillips Graduate Institute and Cal State San Bernardino. He was for many years Director of the Postmodern Therapy Training Program at the California Family Counseling Center and mental health supervisor at the AIDS Service Center in Pasadena. As co-founder of Narrative Counseling Center ( he sees private clients and supervises and trains therapists in the many resource-oriented practices associated with strength-based models of psychotherapy. Always on the lookout for new and engaging alternative stories, Lang produced and directed several acclaimed documentary films, including the HBO award-winning Gay Cops: Pride Behind the Badge.

Gay Cops: Pride Behind the Badge (2003): Winner Best Documentary: Provincetown International Film Festival HBO Audience Award, Fire Island Film Festival Grand Jury Prize

Battle For the Tiara (1998): Winner Best Documentary: Outfest Los Angeles, Santa Barbara Film Festival, Sydney Queerdoc International Film Festival

Live To Tell: The First Gay & Lesbian Prom in America (1994): Winner Best Documentary: Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, Outfest Los Angeles, Chicago LGBT Film Festival, National Education Media Award, Cine Golden Eagle Award

  • Human Sexualities
  • Contemporary Modes of Counseling
  • Couples Counseling, Brief Therapy
  • Introduction to Narrative Therapy
  • Gay & Lesbian History in Documentary Film
  • Postmodern Psychotherapies
  • Personality Theories II