Dawn Vo-Jutabha, Ph.D
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Dawn Vo-Jutabha joined Wayfinder in 2023 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. In this role she also serves as Wayfinder’s chief clinical officer and oversees all operations. Vo-Jutabha has over 16 years of experience in clinical services and training, program development and quality improvement and most recently served as the chief clinical officer for The Guidance Center in Long Beach, California. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and has worked at several prominent community mental health agencies in Southern California.
Vo-Jutabha earned her doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in children and families from Clark University in Massachusetts and her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was awarded a four-year national grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to support her graduate research and clinical work.
She has held leadership roles at statewide and national associations, including the Southern California Association of Psychology Training Programs, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Programs and the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation. She is currently a cohort member of APA’s flagship leadership training, the Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. More recently, she was elected as a Director-at-Large of the California Psychological Association Board of Directors.