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Ashley Parker, Ph.D.

“I value providing new ways of thinking about old problems that enable individuals to be more effective in their roles, bringing ‘fresh eyes,’ for clients to reevaluate both areas of strength and areas of development.”

Ashley’s focus is on empowering individuals to increase their job effectiveness and satisfaction. Since joining CMA in 2013, Ashley has honed her experience in many areas of assessment and organizational development services, including executive coaching, leadership assessments, team retreats, trainings, employee engagement surveys, succession planning, and organizational analyses. Given her prior experience in clinical settings, she possesses a deep understanding of individual change processes, which helps clients meet their goals.

Ashley earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Missouri St. Louis and her B.A. in Psychology and Anthropology with a minor in African-American Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. Ashley’s dissertation explored the personal and situational factors that affect Whites’ recognition of racial microaggressions. Ashley’s work has been published, and she has presented at national conferences.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and son.