Biography

Dr. Clyde is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry through UT
Southwestern Medical Center and a licensed psychologist at the outpatient Center
for Pediatric Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center/Children’s Health. Dr. Clyde
provides comprehensive evaluations for children zero to five with behavioral,
social, emotional, developmental and attachment difficulties through the Early
Childhood Mental Health Clinic (ECMHC), as well as general psychological evaluations
for school-aged children (ages six to 18). She also leads social skills groups
for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and a teen Dialectical
Behavioral Therapy (DBT) group for adolescents with emotional regulation
difficulties. Her research interests include the impact of anxiety and
communication difficulties on behavior in preschool-aged children, as well as
using relationship-based assessment techniques within a multidisciplinary team.
Dr. Clyde is currently the administrative primary supervisor for the Outpatient
Concentration of the psychology postdoctoral fellowship position at Children’s
Health, and she co-leads a supervision training series for psychology fellows
as well. Dr. Clyde earned her PhD in Medical/Clinical Psychology at the
University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) in August 2010. She completed her
predoctoral internship at Florida State University (FSU), where she trained in
the public school system and conducted ASD and complex attention-related assessments.
During her postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Medical Center Dallas from
2010-2011, as well as her first year as a faculty member, Dr. Clyde provided
treatment and conducted ASD-specific evaluations through the Crystal Charity
Ball Autism Project.

Education

Undergraduate University of South Alabama (2004), Psychology
Graduate School University of Alabama at Birmingham (2010)

Research Interest

  • The impact of anxiety and communication difficulties on behavior in preschool-aged children
  • Using relationship-based assessment techniques within a multidisciplinary team for the psychological evaluation of preschool-aged children.