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Shelley Blancett, Ph.D. Bio


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Blancett serves as Assistant Professor for the Department of Psychiatry at the TTUHSC at the Permian Basin. She is a Licensed Psychologist with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Blancett has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field with a wide variety of clients and issues in both inpatient and outpatient settings. When working with clients, she utilizes evidence-based techniques including cognitive behavior therapy and dialectic behavior therapy, to conduct individual psychotherapy, couples psychotherapy and group psychotherapy. She also conducts assessment for diagnostic clarification and evaluates cognitive functioning for issues such as dementia, ADHD and intelligence. Her special interests include depression and anxiety, serious or chronic physical illness, psycho-oncology, geriatric psychology, medication compliance and women's issues. She is an active member of the American Psychological Association and the Texas Psychological Association.