Ashton Fuchs

(LCSW, BCBA)
Therapist Ashton Fuchs Photo

About Me

Hi. I am Ashton Fuchs. Who I am as a therapist revolves around you, my client. By design, therapy is one sided; it is about you. Every action I take is directed toward one goal—helping you. To do this, the therapy we engage in is purposeful and pragmatic, moving deliberately toward one or more mutually negotiated goals, and what I suggest to you—the course of action, the explanations and interventions—is evidence-based. I recognize that you come for an experience—a healing, corrective experience which requires understanding, empathy, attention, acceptance, and encouragement. A healthy and strong rapport and trust are two defining factors for a strong and effective experience. Generally, the best predictor of success in therapy is rapport—feelings of trust and respect between you and me; a therapeutic alliance. Additionally, truth must be safe within therapy. Therapy creates a space that invites, expects, and is quite purposely designed for frank, probing, and revealing dialogue. It’s a safe space for you to express yourself honestly, get to understand your true feelings, and work with the me to figure out how to use that information in your journey. As part of my approach, if the therapy process is not moving in the direction of improving you resilience, independence, decision-making, and life competence, then therapy is not taking place. All therapy, in a fundamental sense, is self-therapy. Since therapy is to work for you, you have to work for the therapy. As the old joke goes: How many therapists does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: One, but the light bulb has to want to change.

I graduated from the University of Madison-Wisconsin School of Social Work with a Master's in Clinical Social Work and from Arizona State University with a Master's in Education specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. I hold a License in Clinical Social Work and a Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis. I have a number of years of experience working with adults with a variety of mental health concerns, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anger management, and coping with life stressors. If you are ready to take the next step, I am here to support and empower you.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Coaching , ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #8768-123 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Reviews

Written by B.R. on Jun 02, 2021 after therapy with Ashton for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

She is very good at listening and giving her opinion

Written by L.A. on Apr 27, 2021 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I appreciate her listening skills. It allowed her to get to the source of the concern. This then lead to resources for me to learn from and strategies think about.

Written by J.O. on Jan 25, 2021 after therapy with Ashton for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, and self esteem

I greatly enjoy working with Ashton. She listens to my concerns and feelings and gives me the time and space to respond when she asks questions. She sometimes helps me to see things from a different perspective and think about the why of the situation. I don't think I could ask for a better therapist.

Written by A.L. on Dec 03, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and bipolar disorder

She has been very helpful and has been very accommodating of my weird schedule. Thanks so much Ashton!

Written by D.A. on Dec 01, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

So far she has been very resourceful as well as helpful, especially when it comes to looking at things from a different perspective. With that, she is kind and understanding when it comes to my situation, in my opinion. Open minded.

Written by R.O. on Oct 22, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and adhd

Ashton has been lovely to work with and very helpful!

Written by A.D. on Sep 21, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Ashton has really met me where I am—I don’t feel pressured or put upon when talking to her about any of the issues I’m going through. She’s thoughtful, receptive, and kind; most importantly, I feel very safe when I am talking to her. I’d recommend her to anyone.

Written by T.H. on Jul 30, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

I feel Ashton works very hard to understand my concerns and what my goals are. She is very prompt in replying. She is respectful and knowledgeable, and is able to make connections that I didn't realize were there

Written by C.A. on Jul 07, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Ashton listens empathetically to my concerns and the difficulties that I am facing in my life. She gives me practical but powerful resources and exercises so I can heal and continue to grow my own personal mental health.

Written by B.R. on Jun 24, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and career difficulties

Ashton really listens to me. She knows my primary concerns and what to do about them. I was feeling so lost, and she has helped me get back on track. It feels nice to be understood and heard.

Written by M.A. on May 11, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, and adhd

Ashton is friendly, makes sure to check in, and offers really helpful advice - and follows up in asking about if the advice helped or not. She gives considerate and helpful replies and truly listens.

Written by B.R. on Mar 20, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, coping with life changes, and adhd

She’s super nice and is helping me a lot in just the short time we’ve been in contact.

Written by H.E. on Feb 28, 2020 after therapy with Ashton for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Ashton is awesome!