Karine Clay

Contributing Faculty
College of Allied Health
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Dr. Clay has over fifteen years of experience in mental health, specializing in clinical and organizational psychology. She completed her Master of Science and Doctorate in Psychology at Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and did her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral internships at public schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Her practice currently focuses on educational and organizational assessments and consultations in disability-related claims, psychoeducational evaluations, risk assessment, competence restoration, pre-operative clearance, pre-employment examinations, evaluations for behavioral issues and intellectual challenges, ADHD, and Autism.

Additionally, she provides executive coaching, solution-focused therapies (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy and cognitive processing therapy), and outpatient psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, trauma, and marital therapy. Dr. Clay is a passionate advocate for access to appropriate mental health care for at-risk individuals. Dr. Clay appreciates the complexity of human behavior, the importance of context and culture in clinical practice, and the need for continuing education and professional development. Furthermore, she is dedicated to respecting diversity and individual differences in clients, using evidence-based practice, and upholding high standards of care for clients while maintaining the confidentiality of client information and advancing the knowledge in psychology.


PhD, Walden University

MA, State University at Albany

MS, Sage Graduate School

MEd, Pepperdine University

BA, State University at Albany

Public Service

Higher Potential For Learning , Organizer - Las Vegas

Higher Learning Community, President -

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Kappan Award, Phi Delta Kappa International, 2007

Social Change Award, Walden University, 2007


Clay, K. (2009). Color Me Different: A Child's Tribute to Michael Jackson.

Clay, K. (2007). Stakeholders' perspective on the efficacy of large scale education reform initiatives in developing countries. Phi Delta Kappa Walden Online Journal