As my following continues to grow (thank you all so much!), I am starting to get a lot of similar questions from my Facebook, Instagram, and via my site. I noticed a number of common themes throughout the questions I've received since launching in March 2018, so I decided to compile this FAQ list so as… Continue reading FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) About Me & CounselorAshlei.com
You may be feeling anxious or nervous about your first therapy session, and you may not know what to expect from it. Well, I've got you covered (per usual).
How can you show acceptance for each of your clients whilst going about your everyday life as a counselor? Don't fret; I have three simple ways to incorporate social justice into your daily practice.
Shockingly enough, therapists are people too.
In Preparing for Dominica in 3’s: Pre-Contemplations, I listed: 3 things I was excited about 3 things I wanted to learn 3 things I wanted to accomplish So let's see how I did! 3 things I was excited about Familial roots -- It was definitely a very different feeling for me to be in a place… Continue reading Post-Dominica Reflections
I've seen a number of fellow therapists/counselors call themselves "healers", and it never sat well with me for some odd reason. I could never bring myself to identify as one who "heals" people who seek therapy. heal·er ˈhēlər/ 1. a person who claims to be able to cure a disease of injury using special powers 2.… Continue reading I’m a Therapist, NOT a “Healer”.
So what exactly do all those letters behind mental health professionals' names mean? I'm here to HELP!
PhD programs are extremely selective, so how in the world did I do it?!
Where I've been.. & Where I'm 'bout to go.
A counselor's path to healing