Dr. Bledman is a licensed Psychologist practicing in Washington, DC and Maryland. As a multicultural psychologist, Dr. Bledman provides individual and group therapy to adolescents (16+) and adults hoping to better understand themselves and their unique experiences. Dr. Bledman uses a collaborative approach to highlight strength and resilience while assisting clients in learning to manage depression, anxiety and interpersonal relationship difficulties. Dr. Bledman has particular expertise and experience in working with sexual assault survivors and helping them navigate through the healing process.
Dr. Bledman brings warmth, genuineness, empathy, sincerity and humor to her clinical interactions. As a Staff Psychologist at the University of Maryland Counseling Center for nine years, she provided clinical, consultative, and outreach services. She also served as the Coordinator of Consultation and Outreach Services at the Counseling Center. In private practice, Dr. Bledman strives to continue to provide a welcoming place of acceptance and non-judgment to clients. She values all aspects of identity (religion, race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, for example) and works to ensure a safe and multicultural space.
Dr. Bledman received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, with a focus in Multicultural Counseling, from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research and collaborations have been published in the Handbook of Counseling Psychology and several psychological journals. Dr. Bledman’s practice and scholarship have been recognized by The American Psychological Association and the University of Maryland President’s Commission on Women’s Issues.