"Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgement, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of ‘You’re not alone.'” – Brene Brown
• University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Doctor of Medicine, MD
• Baylor College of Medicine, Residency
• The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Fellowship
Dr. Clark is a double board certified psychiatrist specializing in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She completed her psychiatry residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and subsequent child fellowship at UT Health Science Center of Houston. Over her career, she has provided quality patient-centered care in various community mental health, inpatient, outpatient, residential, consult liaison and emergency room settings in Texas and New Jersey. Additionally, Dr. Clark has held volunteer academic appointments where she instructed medical students, residents & fellows at Baylor College of Medicine, UT Southwestern and Rutgers.
With more than 8 years of experience treating culturally diverse patient populations with anxiety, depression, bipolar, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, family and relationship issues, and other mental health issues, Dr. Clark has a strong dedication to ensuring all her clients have access to evidence-based treatment regardless of age, race, or socio-economic status.
The philosophy of her practice is to sufficiently educate her clients on their mental health, available pharmacologic and therapeutic treatment options, and to collaborate with them in formulating a treatment plan that is patient centered, evidence-based, and aligns with the clients values and goals.