Linda Barclay, MA, PhD, is a nationally-recognized speaker on clinical practice issues who has trained both fellow professionals and graduate students in assessment, diagnosis and treatment for over 20 years. She is independently licensed as both a clinical mental health counselor and a chemical dependency counselor in Ohio and is also a clinical member of AAMFT. Linda has more than 25 years of clinical and supervisory experience in diverse practice settings including various community mental health agencies (substance abuse, child and adolescent mental health, domestic violence), private practice and university clinic. She has provided mental health consultation and trainings both in the U.S. and abroad. Her clinical areas of special interest include complex trauma, substance use, diagnostics, and the integration of culture and neuroscience into clinical practice.


Linda is a nationally-awarded professional educator. She is known as a dynamic speaker who brings clarity (and dry wit) to complex clinical practice issues.