Ashley Aguirre, M.A., a Resident in Counseling, obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. With over three years in community-based counseling and residential substance abuse treatment, Ashley adeptly aids children (from age 6), adolescents, and young adults navigating challenges such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, stress, and substance abuse. Her therapeutic methods include Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
As a bilingual Latina fluent in Spanish, Ashley offers sessions in both English and Spanish. Her vast experience has enabled her to deliver exceptional care to underserved communities. Committed to infusing multiculturalism into her work, she prioritizes creating a safe and understanding environment for her clients, recognizing the cultural nuances and potential obstacles in seeking mental health support.
From an early age, Ashley was intrigued by the human psyche, the factors that shape us, and our motivations. Her college explorations in sociology and religious studies paved the way for her passion in psychology and subsequently, counseling. Ashley believes her true calling lies in serving others, affirming that individualized therapeutic support is beneficial for all.