Ashton Ross is a Master’s Level Intern at The Refuge Center studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association, and the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society.
She is passionate about joining alongside individuals seeking healing, growth, and freedom in their lives and relationships, empowering them to authentically live into their innate potential and purpose. She believes hope is the anchor of our souls and through her own personal experiences, empathy, and compassion, her desire is to connect with and meet people in their own pain and struggles, walk alongside them on their healing journey, and help them reclaim meaning. Her hope for each client is for them to know how it feels to be exquisitely seen and valued by creating a safe space cultivated by trust, acceptance, and unconditional positive regard.
Ashton has a passion for working with individuals experiencing low self-esteem, identity struggles, life transitions, anxiety, depression, relational trauma, and relationship challenges. Ashton favors a warm, client-centered, and integrative approach to facilitate healing and growth. She aims to explore effective ways to breakthrough childhood wounds and empower clients to reach a deeper level of functioning, healing, and master new coping skills. She values mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wholeness and collaboratively works with clients to achieve their therapeutic goals.