Cassandra Bolar, ph.d, MFT
Dr. Cassandra Bolar is a healthy relationship advocate who truly believes in the capacity for change and positive transformation for couples. She has committed her life to improving the relational well-being of couples and families. “The legacy of healthy relationships begins with you” is a principle she hopes will inspire couples to set a positive course for their intimate relationship that could potentially impact future generations. She brings a wealth of experience in counseling, relationship education, and research, and she has been making contributions to the field for the past twelve years.
Life is all about relationships because they give meaning to our lives, and Cassandra is personally and professionally driven to equip couples with the tools and skills they need to have a thriving relationship. She is a self-proclaimed optimist, but she has a keen understanding of the investment and work that are needed to enhance a relationship. Cassandra is going to help you explore your hopes and desires for your relationship while keeping you accountable for your contributions to the relationship. Being blessed to come from a long legacy of strong, stable marriages, she feels compelled to inspire a sense of hope in others for the possibility of experiencing healthy relationships that is grounded in practical techniques and evidence-based strategies.
Cassandra has the unique ability to make you feel at-ease and comfortable. She is a gentle soul who is genuinely concerned about others, and she promotes a warm, understanding, and compassionate environment for therapy. Many people have commented on how Cassandra is the nicest person they have ever met, and she is gifted at providing constructive feedback in a nonthreatening manner.
Cassandra lives in metro Atlanta with her husband, and two children. Spending time with family, reading a good book, trying a new recipe, or attending her favorite kickboxing class are a few of her favorite things to do.
Cassandra received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. She attended Auburn University for her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and she also received her doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University. She holds a Certified Family Life Educator credential from the National Council on Family Relations.