About Dr. Seavey

Amanda Seavey, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and founder of Clarity Psychological Wellness, offering psychotherapy and psychological assessment to adults, couples and groups. She has extensive training in providing treatment for depression, anxiety, insomnia, interpersonal difficulties, trauma and substance use. Trained by some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field, her work has focused on treatments that increase psychological flexibility and reduce emotional suffering.

Dr. Seavey uses mindfulness and acceptance based approaches (ACT) to provide compassionate and effective treatment. She believes her work is to help you connect with strengths you already possess while also mastering new skills to move towards healthy living. In addition to building insight, she believes the heart of psychotherapy is creating psychological flexibility and emotional courage. Our work together will focus on helping you to increase your overall resiliency and effectiveness in your life. Therapy will give you the opportunity to connect with your values in an authentic way and build courage to confront the barriers that keep you from moving towards your goals.

Specializations:

One of Dr. Seavey's primary specializations is in the treatment of insomnia and other sleep disorders. She utilizes the latest therapy protocol to help you fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly. This particular treatment may take anywhere from 6-10 weeks and involves tracking of sleep patterns each night. To learn more about this protocol please read this article.

Education:

  • Pre-doctoral Internship - Duke University Medical Center
  • Ph.D. and M.A. - University of Tennessee

Professional Memberships:

  • North Carolina Psychological Association
  • Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science