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Ashli Sharpton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Embedded Counselor, College of Science

Ashli is a licensed clinical psychologist originally from Canton, GA. She earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon, in addition to holding an MS in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA and a BS in Psychology from Reinhardt University in Waleska, GA. She enjoys working with college students, having completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at university counseling centers. As the Embedded Counselor for the College of Science, Ashli meets with students in the College for counseling, is also available for consultation with faculty and staff, and facilitates outreach and trainings related to mental health issues. 

Ashli works from an integrative theoretical orientation that is grounded in intersectional feminism and draws primarily from CBT, DBT, ACT, and psychodynamic theories. She works collaboratively with students using an individualized approach to achieve their goals and promote change, focusing on building insight alongside providing information, tools, and skills that help students in their daily lives. With an awareness of systems of oppression and power and privilege dynamics, Ashli strives to promote an egalitarian therapeutic relationship and empower students. Ashli has experience working with a spectrum of anxiety and mood disorders, disordered eating and body image issues, relationship issues, and trauma.