Ashley received her Master of Social Work from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years serving a variety of different populations in a variety of therapeutic and social service settings. She has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, and families of a wide range of socioeconomic statuses, cultural and racial backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations.
Ashley specializes in the various types of trauma, its impact on the nervous system and understanding the way our experiences impact our current functioning. Her approach is eclectic and personalized to fit each client’s unique needs and goals. She enjoys incorporating creative expression, movement, mindfulness, play, and/or clients' spiritual interests when appropriate.
Ashley’s clinical expertise and interests also include adolescent issues, foster care, adoption, and gender and sexuality. She has completed formal trainings in TF-CBT, DBT skills, and gender affirming care.
In addition to assisting others with their own therapeutic needs, Ashley continues to participate in her own healing journey as she has her own history of complex trauma, and difficulties with anxiety, depression. She is queer identifying and strives to be the type of therapist that she would want: someone who is experienced and well informed yet down to earth and relatable.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her cat and her partner, spending time in nature, playing video games, singing & dancing, and watching bad reality television.