Dr. Monica Clayton earned her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Central Florida, Summa Cum Laude.  She is also Licensed under the State of Florida with a Specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy but also provides individual counseling. 

For many years, Monica has worked closely with the local University's participation in a National  Marriage Education Initiative and as a Marriage Education Facilitator by providing marital education courses to low-income families in the community. She is also a certified PREPARE/ENRICH  pre-marital and marital enrichment counselor as well as a Certified 'PAIRS' Leader/ Instructor for marital enrichment and emotional literacy and intimacy and is also a Certified PREP, Relationship Enhancement and Divorce Prevention Program facilitator

Additionally, Monica has an extensive history of working with children and adolescents.  As a former OCPS ESE Educator, Monica truly understands the struggles that many parents face, especially those with special needs. She also has specialized training in sexual abuse trauma treatment and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy.