Ashley O'Connor-Licensed Professional Counselor
Psychotherapy for Teens and Adults
Assisting individuals in resolving conflicts within their lives through compassion, education and understanding. Specializing in issues related to young adults and perinatal counseling.
I enjoy assisting individuals with managing symptoms, developing coping skills and insights, identifying and resolving past traumas, and understanding emotions.
I recently became a mother during an extremely stressful time as the pandemic was in full force. This lead me to obtain additional training on issues specific to new mothers also known as Perinatal Mental Health. As a parent helping your child succeed and be the best version of themselves in life is of the upmost importance. Often times as mothers we are so focused on making sure our children and families are thriving that we often forget to take care of our own needs. Perinatal counseling is therapy focused on the unique emotional needs of women during the pregnancy and post-partum period. Through perinatal counseling we will become focused on supporting you within your journey into parenthood and beyond.
I understand the many struggles that young adults face. Whether it's stress related to choosing a college, or career, developing a better sense of self as a newly independent adult, or learning coping strategies to combat stress and depression, there are many ways therapy can help you find resolutions to these issues.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a widely accepted and successful form of therapy. It provides you with the ability to understand how your thoughts impact your emotions. CBT provides you with the skills necessary to change your ability to successfully cope with a wide variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, avoidance, social anxiety and more...