Dr. Meleeka Clary

Clinical Psychologist & Filmmaker | USA

A trailblazer in the field of clinical psychology and a fervent filmmaker, Dr. Meleeka Clary’s story is one of resilience and creative passion. Emerging from a challenging upbringing, she used her innate creativity to illuminate a path to prominence through dance and drama.

From the tender age of 8, Dr. Maleeka’s journey began at Vicki’s School of Dancing and Acting, igniting a lifelong devotion to the arts. Her teenage years marked a pivotal moment of self-discovery as she navigated life’s challenges, eventually recommitting to education after initially dropping out of high school.

By the age of 21, Dr. Maleeka ventured into real estate investment, swiftly attaining financial independence. However, this pursuit of success didn’t deter her from academic achievement—she secured bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Criminal Justice, in addition to a paralegal degree from Northeastern University.

Undeterred by personal and professional setbacks, Dr. Maleeka’s tenacity led her to embrace Clinical Psychology as her calling. Simultaneously, she revitalized her acting and modeling career while fulfilling the role of a dedicated single mother. In 2021, Dr. Meleeka earned her Ph.D. from Walden University, marking the pinnacle of her transformative journey. From adversity to triumph, her narrative epitomizes the power of perseverance and the pursuit of one’s aspirations.