Clayton Nelson, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Treatment Recovery & Evidence-Based Practices
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Schiophrenia/Psychotic Disorders
  • Psychophysiological Indices of Attentional & Affective Processes
  • Motivational Factors Underlying Treatment Success
  • Indices of Recovery


  • VA San Diego (Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Oriented Services)
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland DDVA (Clinical Psychology Internship)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (Ph.D. - Clinical Psychology)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (M.A. - Psychology)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (B.A. - Psychology & Youth Services)