Ashley Thorpe, LMSW

As a licensed master social worker, Ashley aspires to create more compassionate and safer spaces for mental wellness, especially for youth and families. She has over 12 years of experience providing clinical services at the inpatient and community level. Ashley uses strengths-based, trauma-informed, and holistic approaches with therapeutic interventions of mindfulness, Experiential Therapy (including art and play), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Ashley has experience supporting individuals and groups with managing anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, grief, substance misuse, interpersonal trauma, family and relationship distress, and social stressors.

Ashley strives to be LGBTQIA-affirming and to use an anti-oppressive and neurodiversity-affirming lens. She is passionate about reducing stigma surrounding mental health and helping people strengthen their resiliency and coping skills. She is skilled in case conceptualization and working across different psychiatric, medical, and social disciplines to best support her clients and their families/caregivers. 

Ashley earned a Bachelor of Social Work and Minors in Gender & Women’s Studies and LGBTQ Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She continued her education at the University of Washington-Seattle, earning a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Community-Centered Integrative Practice. 

Ashley Thorpe is a Supervisee in Clinical Social Work (VA License: 0906013378) under the Supervision of Peter Gross, LCSW (VA License: 0904002144) at Child & Family Counseling Group.

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