Beverly A. Branson, M. A.
Beverly A. Branson, M.A., is a Licensed Psychologist who joined Saar Psychological Group in October 2015. She earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Marshall University in 1994. After completing an internship at Thomas Memorial Hospital, she worked as a psychometrician, before joining Insight Psychological Services in Hurricane, West Virginia. There, Ms. Branson was an outpatient therapist providing individual and group psychotherapy for couples, families, adults and children. She also worked as a PASARR evaluator during her time at Insight. After a 10 year hiatus to raise her children, Ms. Branson returned to work at Clayman and Associates, PLLC. During the last seven years, she has interviewed well over 20,000 inmates in the regional jail system and has provided psychological services to the state’s only Forensic Evaluation Unit. Additionally, she has performed hundreds of risk assessments including: Sex Offender Sentencing Recommendation Evaluations, Fitness for Duty/Return to Work Evaluations, Fitness to Parent Evaluations, and Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Evaluations. Ms. Branson has also worked as a consultant to Altria regarding prospective employees. She is also a member of WSPA.
Ms. Branson is a West Virginia native currently living in Charleston with her husband and children. She enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking in her spare time.