Therapist Spotlight: Ashley Blake, LCSW

Ashley Blake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a decade of experience helping adults and children improve their relationships, heal from grief and loss, and cultivate more fulfilling lives. You can read her full bio here!

Ashley works at our St. Louis office. To schedule an appointment with her, please contact our intake department.

See below for more information about Ashley!

What self-care techniques or activities do you do?

Meditation, walking in nature, reading, comedy.

What made you become a therapist?

A wonderful and enriching experience with a caring therapist inspired me to want to help others understand their minds better too.

What are your specialties?

Trauma, grief and loss, major life transitions, depression and anxiety.

Why do you believe that counseling can help?

I have deep faith that understanding the mind, examining emotions, and observing where one’s attention flows can help each of us live a life of value and meaning.

Did you have a career before becoming a therapist?

I dabbled in theatre and marketing throughout my 20s. I realized I didn’t have the passion for those pursuits that you need to be successful, and instead I found a profession that sang to me.

Why is it important to seek counseling?

You do not have to accept suffering.

Urban Balance prioritizes the safety of our clients and staff and will provide teletherapy counseling services.