About me

My name is Demetrius Clay. I am currently 33 years old of age, and I am an African American male. I currently live in Mississippi and recently received my LPC in September 2021. I received my Masters in Psychology & Counseling in 2016 and my Educational Specialist degree in Clinical Counseling in 2019. My background is clinical mental health. I been working around clinical mental health since 2014 after receiving my Bachelors degree in Psychology. I currently work as behavioral counselor at a public middle school that serves grades 6th - 8th. I worked mostly in inpatient facilities. I worked 11 months for an outpatient facility working with children & youth & adolescents. I have worked with young adults that have depression and anxiety. I also worked with young adults that had substance usage issues. From working in the inpatient facilities, I worked with schizophrenia and bipolar clients, depressed clients, substance abuse clients, and other clients with mental disorders. My focus area is currently substances addiction, parenting issues, depression and anxiety, and LGBTQ issues.

My style of therapy is warm and opening. I am non-judgmental and honesty. My first step is to build a positive therapeutic relationship with each client. I am a calm and relaxed therapist. My goal is to touch each client and to help each client solve his or her own issue and return back to normal functioning. From working at different inpatient facilities, I was able to gain experience from working with different populations and different clients with different diagnoses. I created treatment plans for each client and completed initial intake on each client. I also have group experience with group therapy. For parent that are having issues with their children, I do have experience in parenting issues by working with parents at this particular outpatient facility and through the school district.

I am willing to meet clients halfway when it comes to receiving therapy. My schedule is flexible, and I will be flexible in order to meet others' schedule. We can have counseling sessions through "zoom" or video call, by phone, or through messaging. I am open to all communications.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • LGBT
  • Relationship issues
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

MS LPC 2713


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Demetrius Clay. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Nov 14, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Mr. Clay is an amazing therapist. He's a great listener and does not judge your thoughts or actions, but tries to equip you with tools to handle your challenges. For anyone looking for a great therapist, Mr. Clay is your guy.

Written on Oct 31, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, and sleeping disorders

Demetrius takes a positive approach in leading the conversation and is very patient, as someone with high anxiety and tends to fall into negative thought patterns I really appreciate his help

Written on Oct 27, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

A very attentive therapist. I can tell that he has my well-being at heart.

Written on Oct 15, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Such a wonderful therapist. Very kind and listens. It feels like talking to a friend. Thank you

Written on Oct 05, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, and self esteem

Demetrius has been a great therapist and I always look forward to our sessions. He's very empathetic and easy to talk to. He's helped me a lot with my issues.

Written on Oct 02, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and adhd

Wet friendly conversations, easy going, expressive and relatable

Written on Sep 29, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, family conflicts, and adhd

Demetrius has only ever treated me with respect and empathy. He handles my communications in a comforting but not babying manner and asks really good questions that help me think more deeply about my feelings and situation. I feel incredibly comfortable working with him.

Written on Sep 27, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 4 months on issues concerning addictions, and grief

He's great I've got to get to work

Written on Sep 26, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, and lgbt

Very helpful and understanding in our current early stages with my time with him.

Written on Sep 12, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and adhd

Demetrius is a professional. He’s timely, an expert on subject matter and experienced. Strongly recommend.

Written on Sep 11, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coaching, and adhd

Demetrius is a great therapist. He has been very impactful with helping me to manage challenging thoughts. I feel encouraged after every session.

Written on Aug 22, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coaching

Demetrius has been a great help in finding resources/ reflecting on workshops together. Very positive energy to connect with.

Written on Aug 15, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coaching

Demetrius is easy to talk to and is very helpful!

Written on Aug 03, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Mr. Clay is a caring therapist. He listens, ask the right questions, and I feel this is a positive connection and has helped in my short time with him.

Written on Jul 21, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

I haven’t had too many interactions with Mr. Clay but from what I have seen he is a great guy that is there to help. If you want someone who is there to listen to what you have to say and give constructive ideas I would definitely recommend Mr. Clay.

Written on Jul 18, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

Demetrius is great at making you feel heard and understood and gives actionable advice to take with you every session. He’s open to hearing your own suggestions and helps you figure out what’s best for your development. Makes you feel very confident about tackling your issues and helps you understand the cause of them and potential triggers that can be worked on.

Written on Jul 08, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 3 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Demetrius was great! I would recommend.

Written on Jul 06, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

So far Demetrius has been a great help, clearing my doubts and I would say my fears and at the same time, recommending some worksheets for me to read at my own time. Compared to previous therapies I went to, I definitely have a better experience and feel less pressured talking to him compared to my previous therapists.

Written on Jun 11, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

I have been working with Demetrius for couple of months now, although still in therapy wanted to leave this review in case if anyone would find it helpful and is looking for a therapist!

Definitely recommend Demetrius, I was in a much darker place when just started therapy, it’s still a long way to go. However, I feel very much supported, and uplifted after our sessions. Just feels like there is someone ‘there’ for you. Sometimes I forget I talk to a therapist, as it feels like talking to a friend. Demetrius is also very non judgemental and guides towards the right direction very gently, without pushing as some therapists do. I never felt uncomfortable talking about anything, I have food for thought after our sessions. Thank you

Written on Jun 07, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and compassion fatigue

Awesome guy, great listener great advice love it

Written on May 29, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger management

Didn't think I needed help. But after talking to Mr. Clay, I've realized that I did need the help and im so glad I got it.

Written on May 27, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and anger management

He’s awesome

Written on May 14, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Demetrius helped me get back on my feet. He is very attentive and offers practical advice. He is a great listener and makes me feel heard. He cares about his clients and is very concerned about their development. I recommend Demetrius very highly.

Written on May 09, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, anger management, and coping with life changes

Demetrius has been consistent with me and I feel that my mental health is much better by meeting with him.

Written on Apr 28, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

He’s a great therapist and is really good at making you feel comfortable and heard. Highly recommend.

Written on Mar 05, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Listens and responds with good suggestions. Has understanding responses and follows up with me to see how things are going. A feeling of my best interest in hand

Written on Mar 02, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and career difficulties

Demetrius has been a stabilising force in my life lately, the safest no–judgment environment that he creates during the sessions was key to unravel most of my concerns, make them digestible and work on them. He listens very carefully and picks up the points we need to revisit, helps develop strategies to cope and encourages you to get back on track with your life.

Written on Feb 24, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

Demetrius is perfect for someone who wants to be heard, have honest feedback, feel supportive and validated in a warm approach. He’s made me realized the things that I was missing in front of me and my time with him has been valuable.

Written on Feb 09, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar dis

Very patient and kind

Written on Jan 06, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

One of the most kind and understanding therapist out that. Thanks to Demetrius Clay for helping me. I highly recommend his therapy sessiona!

Written on Jan 03, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Demetrius is a great listener and he knows what to focus on when I tell him what my concerns are.

Written on Jan 03, 2022 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Thank you so much Doctor Clay. I have been suffering from anxiety and depression for the past few weeks and I only got better because of your advise. With your help, I am now able to go home and I feel less anxious these days. You have played a major role in helping me find out what I really need and helped me work towards it. Thank you so much again.

Written on Dec 30, 2021 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd

I have had three successful sessions with Demetrius and I will continue working with him. He is patient and most of all open, I feel at ease when sharing and talking to him, I trust him. And that’s been key for me: trust. Thank you, Demetrius!

Written on Dec 30, 2021 after therapy with Demetrius for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and compassion fatigue

Demetrius has been pivotal in me identifying causes of my anxiety, and gave me advice and steps to take in order for me to move forward. He is kind, listens, and I feel comfortable around him. Thanks

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