Claire C. McLauchlin, Ph.D. completed her undergraduate degree at The University of Virginia in 1985, with a double major in Psychology and Ancient Religions. She followed this with three years of experiential training in the ideal balance of learning and play, as a preschool teacher. Dr. McLauchlin earned her Masters (1992) and Doctoral (1997) Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Georgia State University. Her clinical training has included family systems, developmental, behavioral, object relations, existential, and Jungian schools of thought. She completed a clinical internship, followed by two years of postdoctoral fellowship in college mental health, at The University of Rochester's University Counseling Center.
Dr. McLauchlin has been part-time faculty at UCC since 1999. She is also in private practice, where she provides adolescent, adult, and couples psychotherapy, corporate coaching, supervision to therapists and those in allied fields, and community consultation. Dr. McLauchlin's areas of specialty include loss and trauma, relationship and workplace issues, chronic illness and ADHD management, resiliency, and creativity.