About Us

Dr. Donald “Jay” Mulkerne is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Daphne, Alabama.

Dr. Mulkerne has over 25 years experience as a clinical therapist, university professor, business consultant, and featured speaker to medical practices, research groups, law enforcement and government agencies. A graduate of the University of Florida specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, his private practice focuses on working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are anxiety disorders, behavioral medicine, marital problems, and stress disorders.

In addition to being a prominent therapist, Dr. Mulkerne has presented at national conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Treatment of Anxiety, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Pain Syndromes, Suicide Prevention, and Stress management.

Dr. Mulkerne is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Dr. Mulkerne is active in Boy Scouting with his son, and enjoys many outdoor hobbies. He and his family can be found on the beach or water on a nice day, Dr. Mulkerne is a member of The Men of St. Joseph, is a Cursillista, and his family is active with their parish in Daphne.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) University of Florida 1980
  • Master of Education (M.Ed) Bowling Green State University (Ohio) 1975
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) SUNY at Plattsburgh 1973

License and Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.)
  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
  • Certified Cognitive Behavioral Marital Therapist
  • Certified Rational Addictions Therapist

Professional Activities and Membership

  • Anxiety Disorders Association
  • American Counseling Association