Ashley is a lifelong Moore County resident. She returned to the area after completing her undergraduate degree at Appalachian State University in Boone North Carolina. Ashley is currently pursuing her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California concentrating in Children, Youth and Families. Ashley is excited about the opportunity to provide counseling services to Serenity House residents and non-sheltered clients through individual counseling and support groups. She hopes to continue helping children and families heal from toxic stress. Ashley is a champion for the importance of a trauma-informed approach to healing, and is passionate about ensuring all people in need have access to those services.