Ashley Abesamra is a licensed mental health clinician specializing in group and individual therapy with infants/toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults. Her counseling approach is strengths based, client centered and goal oriented. Her work is rooted in expressive arts and dance/movement therapy. However, she also uses a variety of other theoretical approaches, including: CBT, Solutions Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic theory, and mindfulness techniques. Her work has primarily focused on anxiety, parenting support, trauma/PTSD, ADHD, adjustment challenges, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, depression, and challenging childhood behaviors.
Ashley Abesamra received her B.A. in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. She received her M.A. in Expressive Therapy with a concentration in Dance/Movement Therapy and Clinical Counseling from Lesley University. She has worked in residential treatment, a day treatment program, early intervention, a school based setting, and most recently in outpatient therapy.