My Approach to Helping
When life’s hardships become overwhelming, we can all use a little extra support. These hardships can challenge us and make us feel vulnerable. Ashley Nielsen believes that during these times everyone needs an opportunity to share their story in a warm, compassionate, and nonjudgmental environment. With kindness and gentle guidance, Ashley helps her clients understand their challenges and explore their unique stories at their own pace.
Therapy is a place where everyone should have a chance to process through their thoughts, heal their pain, and grow as individuals. Ashley uses a strengths-based approach to empower you to transform your life in positive and lasting ways.
Ashley has worked in a variety of settings, including an inpatient community mental health facility, a college counseling center, and a mental health crisis response center. Her experience includes working with adults, adolescents, families, and college students. She has also received specialized training in relationship therapy and couples counseling. Ashley utilizes techniques from many different therapeutic approaches including Attachment Theory and Person-Centered Therapy.