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Molly Clayton, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Appointments: 1-512-324-0029


Texas State University, MSN

Psychiatric Mental Health New York University, BSN

Molly Clayton, MSN, ARPN, PMHNP-BC, is a licensed pediatric psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children's, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in working with pediatric and adolescent patients with mood disorders, anxiety, ADHD, and psychotic disorders with a special interest in patients who have experienced trauma.

Molly Clayton earned her first bachelor's degree in public health science from Santa Clara University. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing from New York University and a master's degree in nursing in the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program at Texas State University. She completed her pediatric psychiatric nurse practitioner training at Dell Children's Medical Center in the inpatient mental health unit.

Molly Clayton has a wide breadth of nursing experience in pediatric surgical trauma and medical settings in addition to her pediatric and adolescent psychiatry experience and training. As a psychiatric provider, she hopes to blend her previous medical experience with her psychiatric training to provide holistic, evidence-based, and compassionate mental health care via a biopsychosocial model.


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychotic disorders

Board Certification

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse

Awards & Honors

  • St David's Foundation Scholarship Recipient, Texas State University


  • UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children's
    Dell Children's Medical Center
    4900 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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