Shane Blasko, Ph.D.

Style of Therapy

My style of therapy is interpersonal in nature, which means that the relationship between a person and their therapist is extremely important. I believe that the relationship between therapist and client is egalitarian, with the two of us working together toward shared goals. I believe that is important for the therapist to try to understand the different contexts that each client is coming from; this means that I am dedicated to learning more about how each client experiences the world, and makes sense of it. Each individual is unique, and part of my job as the therapist is to try to understand how clients make meaning of their experiences, and to assist them with their goals. I believe that everyone can benefit from therapy; it is an important relationship through which people can develop and grow, work through life transitions, learn to communicate more effectively, heal from past trauma, learn to manage disruptive symptoms through learning more effective ways of coping, and understand why we cope the way we do.


 

My Background

Education

Dr. Shane Blasko is a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia. She received her Masters Degree in Counseling and Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. She received her Bachelors degree in Sociology from Emory University.

Experience

Dr. Shane Blasko has been in private practice in Atlanta since 2010. Prior to that she trained four years in college and university counseling centers in Georgia and completed her Psychology Internship at the University of Missouri-Columbia Counseling Center. In addition, Dr. Shane Blasko was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Counseling for a total of seven years.

Professional Organizations

Dr. Shane Blasko is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA). She is a former chair of GPA's Council on the Psychology of Women and Girls, and she currently serves on GPA's Continuing Education Committee.

 

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