Counseling & Psychological Services Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd, Morrow, GA 30260 - 0285 Phone: (678) 466-5406 Edgewater Hall, Room 245
Dr. Christine Smith
Dr. Smith joined the staff of CAPS as Director in 2007. She is a Licensed Psychologist
and received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University.
She has spent the majority of her clinical career working with young adults in university
settings. Her clinical interests include the treatment of anxiety, such as Panic,
OCD, and phobias. When working with students, she focuses on strengthening mental
wellness coping skills. She is also very interested in policy implications of current
local and national conversations regarding young adult mental health in the university
Keisha Tanner is a Licensed Professional Counselor and serves as the Associate Director
and Training Coordinator for Counseling and Psychological Services. She received her
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Argosy University. Her professional
areas of interest include sexual abuse and assault trauma, domestic violence, family
dynamics, depression, anxiety, anger management and self-esteem. She also enjoys working
with students through their transition as emerging adults, and helping them to establish
their identity and independence.
Nicole Keating is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and serves as a counselor for
Counseling and Psychological Services. She obtained her Master of Social Work from
the University of Central Florida. Her professional areas of interest include: depression,
self-esteem, impact of trauma, substance abuse, identity development, mind-body wellness,
and GLBT issues. She enjoys working with a wide diversity of students and believes
in collaborating with students to address their individual needs.
Alexis Flen is a Licensed Professional Counselor and serves as a counselor for Counseling
and Psychological Services. She received her Master's in Education at University of
West Georgia. She has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and
adults. Her professional areas of interest include: anxiety, depression, anger management,
interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, family dynamics, managing stress and impact
Veronica Arnold is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who currently serves as a Professional
Counselor at Clayton State University in the office of Counseling and Psychological
Services. A graduate of Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St.
Louis, Mrs. Arnold has a passion for service and mental wellness, particularly for
those often underrepresented due to race, socioeconomic status, and other factors
that lead to opportunity gaps. Mrs. Arnold's therapeutic philosophy is based on "meeting
students where they are," and combines evidence based practice in a realistic and
approachable way, often usic therapeutic play, mindfulness, and art and music therapy
Melinda Daugherty is an Associate Professional Counselor currently working towards full licensure and serves as a counselor for Counseling and Psychological Services. She received her Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Her professional areas of interest include: trauma, sexual assault, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, self-esteem, spirituality, and general life stressors. She hopes to provide a safe and peaceful space that allows for students to be able to experience discovery, growth, and healing in their life journey.
Armtria Bromell is the Office/Clerical Assistant for Counseling and Psychological Services. She brings over 13 years of professional and administrative experience to Clayton State. Armtria has a passion for assisting and encouraging others. She strives to provide a welcoming atmosphere for students when they walk through our door.