Dr. McClain employs an integrated Person-Centered, Cognitive-Behavioral approach that seeks to aid clients in exploring the development of distress and the patterns that sustain them. He believes that the rapport between client and therapist is essential and works to create a space where they feel understood, supported, and cared for. As a clinician Dr. McClain has worked within a variety of settings including community based mental health agencies, college counseling centers, and hospitals. He has worked with clients to address a number of concerns such as identity development, mood and anxiety, family-related distress, interpersonal concerns, and difficulty with life adjustment. 

Dr. McClain recieved his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Penn State University and completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania's counseling center. Prior to finishing his doctorate he obtained a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University.