MS, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Ashley practices with people from all walks of life including adolescents to adults. She is licensed in both Texas and Washington State. She is driven toward empowering women and has a strong passion for working with those who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, or with adults who have experienced childhood trauma. Ashley is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained and often uses this therapeutic approach when addressing trauma and traumatic memories. Overall, she builds a safe place to process and heal when therapeutically addressing various forms of trauma. Ashley is also working towards becoming a certified sex therapist (although she is not yet certified) she can assist with basic concerns including establishing a sex-positive mindset. Has your sexuality been a taboo topic in your life? Ashley provides a safe space for you to process your thoughts and feelings surrounding your sexuality to help increase your own empowerment.
Ashley believes that healing past trauma is important for future healing. Family dynamics continually play a part in our present concerns and thought patterns, giving us room as adults to challenge and heal. She meets you where you are, providing a non-judgmental and safe space for lasting change. She loves adding a natural and holistic approach to the therapeutic process to enhance overall wellness.
Ashley graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas and continued at UNT to get her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Prior to getting her master’s degree, Ashley worked with college students as an academic advisor which strengthened her love for helping others figure life out! Ashley understands the importance of having a positive counseling experience and has a desire to help others feel comfortable and safe when discussing the hard stuff.
Ashley loves reading young adult fiction and has a zest for travel. Her dream vacation would be to go to Scotland! She has a passion for history, superheroes, Harry Potter, and baseball!