Welcome! For the last seven years, I have been working in a community mental health setting with all ages and backgrounds. In doing so, I have gained experience in bettering the lives of people with depression, anxiety, phobias, trauma, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, relationship issues, family conflicts, self-esteem issues, addictions and many others. My passion for counseling is driven by the small changes that lead to remarkable discover. In using Cognitive Behavior Therapy, your thoughts will lead the way in new behaviors and an improved mood. My care and compassion helps others feel safe and comfortable when expressing themselves or when providing a trauma narrative. Social work is at my core, allowing us to find solutions that create harmony for you, your health, your family, your goals, your community, and your enjoyment.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Avoidant Personality, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
WV LICSW DP00944718
Ashley is so helpful and understanding. Her voice is low and calming. She has made therapy enjoyable for me now.
Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Ashley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and bipolar disorder
Ashley is very good at what she does. She helped me sort out my feelings and get through what has been the most difficult time in my adult life.
Written on Nov 14, 2022 after therapy with Ashley for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and self esteem
Non judgemental, helpful and offers good advice.
Written on Apr 18, 2022 after therapy with Ashley for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Ashley helps me tackle every obstacle in life. She guides me through everything and has helped me tremendously within the few times we have talked.
Written on Mar 07, 2022 after therapy with Ashley for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and anger management
Very understanding and an understanding listener
Written on Mar 05, 2022 after therapy with Ashley for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Ashley is great! She listens to my concerns, and gives really awesome feedback and tools to use to work through my issues.
Written on Nov 18, 2021 after therapy with Ashley for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue