Ashley completed her studies at Liberty University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Studies (2008) and a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling (2014). Currently, Ashley works with individuals, couples and families using various methods of therapy by integrating both theology and psychology in-order to help each client work towards their specific therapy goals. Ashley is passionate about helping her clients make sense of their hurt and life changes, so they can work towards finding peace both personally and in their relationships with others.
Her experience and interests include anxiety, depression, sexual brokenness and betrayal, abuse, anger, grief/loss, identity, LGTBQ questioning in teen girls, women’s issues such as pregnancy and postpartum, parenting, marital or couples growth, communication, and forgiveness. Ashley is passionate about the family-system and encouraging women to know their identity and believe in this truth as well as find their voice as they pursue their goals, marriage, relationships and children- each season is important, influential and healing.
Specifically, Ashley counsels individuals who have a family member or relationship with a person who shows symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). In addition, she works with females who are in a relationship with a person who struggles with sexual addiction of any kind (s) or may themselves have areas sexual brokenness such as trauma, unhealthy intimacy patterns, unhealthy coping, and more. She occasionally leads groups as well.
Ashley’s training includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and trauma-based approaches like TF-CBT and adult trauma techniques. With couples she utilizes EFT and Gottman Method approaches. Finally, she often incorporates Attachment Theory into her sessions.
“You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me.” Isaiah 43:10
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