Caroline Sloan Alday, Ph.D., HSP-P
Licensed Psychologist


Dr. Alday (she/her) is a clinical psychologist licensed in North Carolina and Rhode Island. She works with older adolescents and adults of all ages, particularly those transitioning to living independently, coping with the demands of higher education, or experiencing significant changes in their lives or careers.

Dr. Alday specializes in mood disorders, anxiety, trauma-related symptoms, ADHD, and adjustment to chronic medical illness among other issues. Dr. Alday uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, including supportive, insight-oriented, cognitive behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing techniques. She believes the therapeutic relationship is the most important vehicle for change.

Dr. Alday earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University and a B.S. in Biology from Davidson College. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at West Virginia University School of Medicine and her postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University School of Medicine.

​Prior to moving to North Carolina from Rhode Island, Dr. Alday worked at inpatient psychiatric units and outpatient clinics. She also consulted to therapeutic classrooms for students with psychiatric disorders that interfered with their ability to function in the classroom setting. Dr. Alday was a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown School of Medicine.