Dr. Blakely Low serves as the Assistant Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology after joining the University of Arkansas Athletic Department in December 2017. Dr. Low facilitates individual and group therapy as well as peak performance services for Razorback student-athletes. In addition, she assists with outreach, assessment, and consultation as a member of the sport psychology team. Prior to joining the Clinical and Sport Psychology team, Dr. Low was with Lehigh University as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
Dr. Low began working in Sport Psychology in 2012 at Texas Tech University, where she provided individual psychotherapy to Division-I student-athletes with a variety of presenting concerns. After three years at Texas Tech, Dr. Low joined the Pennsylvania State University’s Counseling & Psychological Services as a predoctoral intern. At Penn State she served as a member of the ICA Mental Health Task Force and provided individual counseling to student-athletes.
Dr. Low then worked at Lehigh University, where she served as the Sport Psychologist for men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. She also provided individual counseling to athletes from all teams.
Dr. Low is a licensed psychologist with expertise in Sport Psychology and specialties in group-based work and treatment of disordered eating. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Division 47, the Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology.
Dr. Low earned her doctoral and masters degrees at Texas Tech University, and she received her undergraduate degree at Davidson College, while competing as a Division 1 collegiate soccer player.