About Dr. Clemons

Fayetteville AR Psychotherapist and Counselor, Dr. Susan Clemons

Dr. Clemons grew up in the Chicago area of Illinois, and came to Arkansas in 1973. She has made Arkansas her home state since then.

Dr. Clemons earned her PhD at the University of Arkansas, and completed her internship and post-doctoral residency in Arkansas.

Dr. Clemons utilizes a practical and individualized approach to help clients reach their therapy goals.


PhD Clinical Psychology, 2005 University of Arkansas
Dissertation Topic: Taxometric Analysis of ADHD Subtypes
Specialty Area of Research: Effortful Control

MA Clinical Psychology, 2000 University of Arkansas
Thesis: Eysenck’s Extraversion: A causal model for alcohol use and problem drinking.

BA, Cum Laude, Psychology, 1997 University of Arkansas Honors
Thesis: Conceptualization of Borderline Personality Disorder from the Perspective of Personal Construct Theory.


Private Clinical Practice, Fayetteville, Arkansas (Northwest Arkansas), July 2006-present.

Post-doctoral Residency with Elizabeth E. Knowles, Ph.D., Fayetteville Arkansas, 2005-2006.

Internship in Clinical Psychology at Central Arkansas Veterans’ Health System, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2003-2004.

Trainee Experience:

  • AHEC/Family Medical Center, 2002-2003
  • Psychological Clinic, U of A, 2000-2002
  • Counseling and Psychological Services, U of A, 2000-2001

Other Experience: Legal Services of Arkansas, Administrative Law Paralegal, 1981-1993