Uduakobong (Udy) Ikpe-Welch, Ph.D., J.D.
Udy uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to assist people in the process of healing, growth, and reaching their highest level of functioning. Employing trauma-informed practices, Udy enjoys working with older children, adolescents and adults providing both therapy and evaluation services based upon the client’s need. Udy has worked with clients with depression, trauma-related disorders, anxiety, behavior-related challenges, and justice-involved youth.
Prior to entering into private practice, Udy spent several years providing mental health services to youth and adults involved in the justice system and is formally trained as a clinical forensic psychologist. Udy’s forensic interests include family custody matters, personal injury/infliction of emotional distress, pre-employment/fitness for duty, and other consultative and training services.
Udy is currently a licensed psychologist in Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida, and Kansas.
Postdoc in forensic psychology at StarCare Specialty Health System, Lubbock, Texas
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in clinical forensic psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Juris Doctorate (J.D.), University of Miami
Internship at University of Tennessee at Memphis, Health Sciences Center
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
B.A. in Psychology, Johns Hopkins University
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