Interim Director of Clinical Training
- Downtown Chicago
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Ashley received her BA in Psychology from Trinity Christian College and her MA from Governors State University's Marriage and Family Counseling program. She completed her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision (Ed.D) at Governors State University as well. Her dissertation was titled Myths & Attitudes About Fathers Scale (MAAF): Developing a Scale to Determine Myths About Fatherhood. She developed a scale to measure people's attitudes about non-resident fathers. Her goal is to use the scale to determine myths people believe about non-resident fathers based on things such as culture, income, attachment, views of parenting, socioeconomic status, etc. Ashley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC). She is located at the Chicago campus where she is part of the Counselor Education department (Clinical Mental Health Counseling- CMHC & Counselor Education and Supervision- CES)
Ashley is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Illinois Counseling Association, and Illinois Counselor Education and Supervision. She is also a member of Chi Sigma Iota and the chapter faculty adviser for the TCSPP-Chicago chapter, Delta Beta Sigma
- Education History
Degree Institution Year B.A., Pyschology Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL 2006 M.A., Marriage and Family Counseling Govenors State University, University Park, IL 2010 Ed.D., Counseling Education and Supervision Govenors State University, University Park, IL 2013 PhD Organizational Leadership The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Online 2020
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Chapter Faculty Advisor Delta Beta Sigma- Chi Sigma Iota On-site Coordinator Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference
LCPC, Illinois NCC-National Certified Counselor
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Child & Adolescent Development Parenting Styles Marriage & Family Blended Families Couples Counseling Divorce Family Therapy Parental Rights Parenting Relationships and Dating Psychology Subdisciplines - Counselor Education Subdisciplines - Marriage and Family Research Design/Methodology Mixed Methods Research Qualitative Inquiry Quantitative Inquiry Statistics
Title Location Date Being a Leader in the Classroom: Do More Than Teach Naperville, Il 11/2017 Mom Guilt: Social Media Has Created a Monster Naperville, Il 11/2017 Who...are...you? The Real and Ideal Counselor Educator Chicago, Il 10/2017 Saying No Doesn't Make You a Bad Person Springfield, Il 9/2017 A Systematic Approach to Infertility: Including the Male Perspective San Francisco, CA 3/2017 Compassion Beyond the Crisis Springfield, Ilq 11/2016 The Influence of Education on Step Family Counseling Minneapolis, MN 10/2016 The Culturally Relevant Genogram: In Research and Training Philadelphia, PA 10/2015 A Secure Base & A Trustworthy Confidante: Why Fathers are Also Important in Attachment Theory Orlando, Fl 3/2015 Models of Counseling Supervision: Developing Professional Competence Chicago, Il 10/2014 Scale Development: Increasing Research in Our Field Moline, Il 9/2014 Supervision Through a Choice Theory Lens Denver, CO 10/2013 Myths & Attitudes About Fathers Scale: Developing a Scale to Determine Myths About Fatherhood New Orleans, LA 9/2013 Boundaries: Learning to Say No Collinsville, IL 3/2013 Where is Dadd? Looking at What Keeps Non-REsident Fathers Away Springfield, Il 11/2012 Choice Theory as a Supervision Model Collinsville, Il 3/2012
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