Regina Chow Trammel, PhD, LCSW


Professor, MSW Program, Department of Social Work

Regina Chow Trammel, PhD, LCSW, is professor of the Master of Social Work program at Azusa Pacific University. She has spent more than a decade in private practice and has years of experience in psychiatric and medical social work settings. She is an avid mindfulness practitioner, has academic research publications on Christian mindfulness, a popular TEDx talk on mindfulness, and co-wrote, A Counselor's Guide to Christian Mindfulness: Engaging the Mind, Body, and Soul in Biblical Practices and Therapies, published by Zondervan/Harper Collins Christian.


  • PhD, Social Work, Baylor University
  • MSW, University of Central Florida
  • BA, Psychology, Occidental College


  • LCSW (California and Illinois)

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences


  • Christian mindfulness and its efficacy
  • Mindfulness-based therapies
  • Burnout and stress

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 466 – Field Internship I
  • SOCW 467 – Senior Practicum Seminar I
  • SOCW 468 – Field Internship II
  • SOCW 469 – Senior Practicum Seminar II
  • SOCW 511 – Introduction to the Social Work Profession
  • SOCW 513 – Micro-theory and Human Development
  • SOCW 527 – Research for Evidence-Informed Practice
  • SOCW 538 – Clinical Practice with Groups
  • SOCW 541 – Capstone Leadership Project
  • SOCW 569 – Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy