Ashley is passionate about helping others discover their unique abilities and strengths, so they can build resilience and improve areas that are more challenging. She is committed to offering an environment that is confidential, collaborative, nonjudgmental, and strengths-based.
Ashley has worked with children, teens, and adults in a variety of settings since 2007. She has extensive experience counseling individuals with autism spectrum disorder, with a specialized area of expertise counseling those who type to communicate. Ashley’s approach celebrates neurodiversity and focuses on abilities rather than deficits. In addition to working with clients on the autism spectrum, Ashley works with children, teens, and adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, and behavioral concerns, as well as with parents on parenting strategies.
Ashley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Missouri and Pennsylvania as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Villanova University in 2007 and has completed Post-Master’s courses in counseling at Wilmington University. She has advanced training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of anxiety, OCD, and autism spectrum disorder from Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia, PA. In addition to CBT, Ashley incorporates a variety of other therapeutic techniques to best meet the needs of the individual.
Ashley sees ages 9 – adult and parents. Welcoming New Clients, Ashley’s hours of availability:
- Tuesday 10 am – 5:00 pm
- Thursday10 am – 5:00 pm
- Extended hours available upon request
- Individual session $155 (first session with intake is 90 minutes; $233)
- Family session $175 (up to 4 people; first session with intake is 2 hours; $350)