Meet Ashley Mann
Ashley received her Master’s degree from the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY) in 2012. She has specialized in working with individuals and their families who face physical, emotional, psychological, and caregiver challenges related to end-of-life care, the aging process, Dementia and Alzheimer’s, changing roles and grief and loss. She uses a strength-based, person-centered approach to help individual’s identify difficulties, recognize their strengths, explore and utilize healthy coping skills and feel empowered so they can re-define their sense of self-awareness, resiliency, quality of life and overall wellness. She aims to provide a mind and body approach to manage life stressors and focuses greatly on the importance of self-care in an individuals’ life.
Ashley also has experience working with children and adolescents with significant social, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs. She provides a positive and supportive environment focused on finding creative ways to manage emotional triggers and reduce problematic behaviors. Her approach includes the family in a collaborative way to help promote effective communication, safety and consistency within the family system. With an elite athletic background, Ashley is also focused on working with young athletes faced with pressures and stress surrounding their sport. She aims to provide a validating and normalizing environment with focus on improved self-esteem, performance, parental support and overall health and well-being.