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Finding Your Worth - An Interview With Teen Therapist, Ashley Cox

Ashley Cox, MA, LMFT received her Master’s in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in July 2012 from Azusa Pacific University. Since 2011, she has provided child and family therapy, as well as individual counseling, in both clinic and private settings. She is passionate about helping her clients cultivate healthy relational skills, improve boundaries, increase assertive communication, and heal from past trauma in order to experience the best in all relationships.

Ashley has primarily worked with children, teens, and college-age clients, and completed the majority of her training at a child and adolescent clinic in San Diego, CA. She has also been a featured guest lecturer at Point Loma Nazarene University and Azusa Pacific University. Ashley works with young people with a compassionate and personable client-centered approach. Based on the needs of the individual client, she will tailor the treatment method but often utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Play Therapy techniques to meet the goals of the client and family. She can also integrate the Christian faith into the sessions as the client feels comfortable in the course of the work.

Ashley facilitates open communication, empowerment, and empathy to establish trust and foster growth. She takes great care to bring instill hope and confidence in the youth, college women, and families that change and recovery is possible. She will address challenging seasons for families by promoting new parenting approaches, addressing unhelpful thoughts, modeling healthy assertive communication, and implementing coping strategies that appeal to the client and are effective.

Therapy is a sacred space for vulnerable work and she will approach it with you in a professional, caring, and upbeat way. She would be delighted to join you in your journey toward greater wholeness.

Connect with Ashley at her website and on Instagram


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