About Vivian Clayton, PhD

Educational Background

Dr. Clayton received her doctorate in psychology from the University of Southern California, where she was based at the Andrus Gerontology Center. Her research, on defining an empirical definition of wisdom and relating it to the aging process, has served as a foundation for a now well established field of pursuit within the area of academic psychology (see Publications).

Dr. Clayton received post doctoral clinical training at the California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley, California. She holds a license in clinical psychology in the state of California.