David Clayman, PhD

Director of Risk Management Services

For 25 years, Dr. Clayman has worked within the WV Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority (now WV Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation) offering clinical and management services as a private practice psychologist. As one of the founders of PSIMED and now as Clinical Director since 2009, he has been responsible for oversight of professional quality standards. He develops programs, provides supervision to clinical staff and interacts with institutional and government officials. With his extensive career as a forensic psychologist and consultant to a wide range of private and public organizations, Dr. Clayman brings a unique expert skill set that covers issues from clinical interventions for individuals with complex mental health problems to program systems issues. His “no nonsense approach” to complex issues has become his trademark as he helps individuals, families, businesses and organizations define problems and implement practical solutions. For nearly 40 years, Dr. David Clayman has provided forensic psychological services in approximately 5000 civil and criminal cases. He has been qualified as an expert in both state and federal courts. In addition, he served as a Medical Expert in for the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Social Security Administration for 15 years. Governor Joe Manchin appointed Dr. Clayman to serve on the Sexually Violent Predator Task Force and the Eyewitness Identification Task Force. He is one of two psychologists who served as an advisor to the Office of Behavioral Health Services for the WV


David Clayman, PhD