Ashley Grier is a licensed mental health therapist who discovered her passion for helping others during her teenage years. Ashley believes that a critical component to healing is that the core underlying issues are can be addressed within a safe environment of a healthy therapeutic relationship. Life experiences resulting in trauma and painful memories tend to inflict wounds that take years to heal. Ashley believes that mental health is very similar to physical health; there is a healing process for emotional pain and non-visible wounds.
As a mental health therapist, she helps individuals, including children, adolescents, and young adults to overcome personal obstacles. These obstacles could be depression, grief, bullying, low-self-esteem, trauma, sexual abuse, anxiety, or they may want to improve their overall well-being and quality of life. She also provides clinically tested and evidence-based interventions to couples and individuals on various related topics.
Ashley has studied at Liberty University, Bethel Seminary, and Capital Seminary and Graduate School. She holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Ashley is licensed in the state of Maryland #LGP10824 and under the supervision of Patricia Itzel, LCSW-C (license #13811).