O’Donnell Day, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology
Case Conference Director

Dr. Day is from north Mississippi, spending most of her young adulthood living on a family farm in the South. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree from Mississippi State University, she joined staff with Campus Crusade for Christ on the campus of the University of Minnesota. She holds a Masters Degree (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology from California Graduate Institute in Los Angeles, CA., a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University, and is completing a post-graduate certificate in British Object Relations Psychotherapy through the Center for Object Relations, Seattle, WA. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Psychologist, currently in private practice in Kirkland, Director of Clinical Training at Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital providing supervision for doctoral practicum students and interns, and also consultation for Olive Crest Treatment Centers. She has extensive experience with acute and chronic inpatient and outpatient clinical populations. Some of her clinical interests are in the areas of lack of maternal containment, shame, how the mind grows or does not(ego), charactereologic defensive structures, how these defensive patterns drive clinical syndromes as well, and choice of theology.