Morningside Psychological Services

Dr. Claudia Brasfield

Dr. Claudia Brasfield, married for 16 years and mother of three, is a licensed psychologist in Georgia. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Anthropology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon graduating, she worked with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and profound developmental disabilities before returning to complete her M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University. Dr. Brasfield then worked as a certified rehabilitation counselor for the Shepherd Center and for Emory Hospital providing rehabilitation counseling services to individuals with both traumatic and chronic disabilities.  She then returned to Georgia State University to earn her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.

After obtaining her doctorate, Claudia worked at Emory’s Faculty Staff Assistance Program, Emory’s Student Counseling Center, and in private practice in Decatur.  She is now focused full time on her private practice in Morningside supporting both adolescents and adults in individual, couples, and group modalities. Dr. Brasfield’s specialty areas include women’s issues, mood disorders, parenting, and disability issues with experience supporting a wide variety of mental health issues.

Dr. Brasfield is an Adjunct Professor at Argosy University-Atlanta and has guest lectured at Georgia State University, Oglethorpe University, and Mercer University. She has presented extensively at international, national, and state conferences and been published in professional journals.  Dr. Brasfield is a member of the board of the Georgia Psychological Association and an active member of the American Psychological Association.  Over the past four years, she has served as Chair or Chair Elect of the Georgia Psychological Association’s Council on the Psychology of Women and Girls, an organization whose mission is to further the development of the psychology of women and girls as a science, as an applied practice, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

Morningside Psychological Services has additional licensed psychologists and psychiatrists in addition to Dr. Brasfield who complement the practice and provide a broader range of community support as well as available hours.  Please contact us and we can figure out the best practitioner to support your needs.

Additional reference information can be found at the Psychology Today web site.
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