Dr. Cleminson obtained her undergraduate degree from Luther College in Decorah, IA in both Psychology and Spanish. She subsequently obtained her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL. Dr. Cleminson has a certificate in Art Therapy from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL as well as a certificate in Trauma Studies from JRI in Boston, MA. She is currently engaged in specialty training in Psychodrama at the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute in New York.
Throughout her career in the psychology field, Dr. Cleminson, has attained diverse experience working with a wide range of concerns. Dr. Cleminson has treated adolescents and adults struggling with acute mental health crises within an inpatient hospital setting. She also has specialized experience treating individuals recovering from substance abuse both in a suburban substance abuse treatment program as well as within an inner city transitional program for addiction recovery, incarceration, homelessness and a trauma. Dr. Cleminson has assessed and treated adolescents and adults struggling with issues such as relationship loss, self-confidence, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and identity transitions.
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Cleminson is the head supervisor of a clinical training program in Chicago, IL, where she trains graduate students obtaining their masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology.