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. 

 For many years, Monica has worked closely with the a 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.  

Monica also 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.

Monica is 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.