Blake obtained her B.S. in Human Development and Psychological Services from Northwestern University, where she also played for the lacrosse team and won the National Championship in 2012. She earned a dual Master’s degree in Counseling & Mental Health Services (M.S.Ed) and Professional Counseling (M.Phil.Ed) from The University of Pennsylvania. She has experience working in a variety of clinical and school settings. Blake has intensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Blake most recently worked at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants, where she provided individual, family, and group evidence-based treatment to children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and parents. Blake specialized in comprehensive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and led DBT groups teaching Mindfulness, Emotional Dysregulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Middle Path skills. Blake also co-lead trainings in various school settings teaching DBT skills to school psychologists, counselors and teachers. Additionally, she co-facilitated Selective Mutism groups and intensives. She was an active member of consultations teams including DBT, CBT, Selective Mutism, School Consultation, and Trauma.
Blake is a member of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the Selective Mutism Association, American Psychological Association (APA), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF).