Sandra Mays Clough, PhD
Dr. Mays Clough is a psychologist who has worked with children, adolescents and adults who are Deaf, hearing, hard of hearing and deaf blind for over 20 years. Proficient in American Sign Language, Dr. Mays Clough earned her Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the University of Arizona and completed her internship at Thresholds Bridge, a residential program for people who are Deaf/hard of hearing with severe mental illness. She established the Victim Assistance Program for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing at the Chicago Hearing Society and later moved to NYC where she worked at NYSD. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the New School for Social Research and completed three years of postdoctoral training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the White Institute. With certificates in Domestic Violence Training, Sexual Assault Training and Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions, Dr. Mays Clough’s approach to therapy is interpersonal and humanistic, focusing on each individual’s potential for growth and increased self-awareness.