Deborah Clay

MEd, Licensed Professional Counselor

For the past 26 years, Debbie has had the professional privilege of helping clients find their voice, discover their strengths, and heal from negative experiences and traumas that may be preventing them from living their most fulfilled lives.

Human connection plays a vital role in daily functioning and wellbeing. Being comfortable with who you are, learning the interpersonal skills that guide you. to a newly confirmed sense of belonging, self-confidence and self-worth can help you live the life you want. Debbie believes that sharing your story and having it heard with empathy and an open-mind begins your therapeutic journey of personal growth and development.


  • MEd, University of Arkansas (Agency Counseling) 1990
  • BA, University of Oklahoma (Journalism/Advertising) 1975

Professional Affiliations

  • Arkansas Mental Health Counseling Association
  • Brave Women, LLC


  • Private Practice Northwest Arkansas – 8 years
  • Outpatient Therapist – Washington County Juvenile Court – 2 years
  • Clinical Director – Outpatient Therapist – Ozark Guidance – 12 years
  • Area Clinical Manager – YouthBridge – 2 years
  • Assessment & Referral Specialist – Springwoods & Washington Regional – 2 years

License and Certifications

  • AR # P0104016

Professional Interests/Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Adjustment & Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief/Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personal Growth & Development
  • Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma Recovery

Population Served

  • Pre-teens
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Our Clinic

The Center For Psychology is one of the most prestigious mental health clinics in Northwest Arkansas. It is in a rural setting, which provides beauty, peace and privacy for people to come and comfortably discuss the concerns in their lives. Our play therapy room provides an indoor healing environment while an acre yard with greenhouse and garden creates a place for outdoor therapy.

Contact Us

Address: 901 S. Rainbow Road
Rogers, AR 72758

Phone: 479.254.1144
Fax: 479.254.1099

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday