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 ages 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 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.

Dr. Clyde earned her Ph.D. 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.


University of South Alabama (2004), Psychology
Graduate School
University of Alabama at Birmi (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.


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The impact of sexuality concerns on teenage pregnancy: a consequence of heteronormativity?
Thomas Farrell C, Clyde A, Katta M, Bolland J, Cult Health Sex 2017 01 19 1 135-149

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (2011)
  • Dallas Psychological Association (2016)
  • Therapeutic Assessment Institute (2017)