Ashley is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Regent University. She also holds an MA in professional counseling from Richmont Graduate University and a BS in child and family development from the University of Georgia. Ashley is a licensed professional counselor in Washington, DC, and co-founded Garden City Center, a private practice that specializes in mental health services with a Christian perspective. She is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors and is a member of the American Counseling Association. Ashley’s clinical and research interests include grief and loss, attachment as it relates to coping with loss, and Christian spirituality.