We work from an integrative and eclectic standpoint, looking to help our clients heal from their respective difficulties using evidence-based techniques. We believe in the importance of keeping up-to-date on training and education of empirically validated therapeutic modalities and ethical standards. Each client is unique. Therefore, we focus on enhancing the well-being of each client’s mind, body, and spirit using various therapeutic modalities depending on the client’s individual needs and goals.

The following therapeutic modalities are utilized during psychotherapy sessions depending on the needs and goals of the client:


  • Acceptance and commitment (ACT)

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)

  • Dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT)

  • Emotion freedom techniques (EFT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing psychotherapy (EMDR)

  • Family systems theory

  • Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT)

  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)

  • Motivational interviewing

  • Person-centered therapy

  • Play & art therapy

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Dr. Ashley Crooks, PhD, MS, LPC, NCC, CAC, CCTP, C-DBT

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