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O'Donnell Day, PhD

Dr. O’Donnell Day is from north Mississippi, spending most of her young adulthood living on a family farm in the South. After completing her undergraduate studies at Mississippi State University, she joined staff with Campus Crusade for Christ on the campus of the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Day holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from California Graduate Institute in Los Angeles, a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University, and a post-graduate certificate in British Object Relations Psychotherapy through the Center for Object Relations in Seattle. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Psychologist, sees clients in a private practice in Kirkland, and works as Director of Clinical Training at Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital supervising doctoral practicum students and interns, and also offers consultation services for Olive Crest Treatment Centers.

Dr. Day 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, and how these defensive patterns drive clinical syndromes as well as choice of theology.