Ashley felt a calling early on in her life to help people live richer, deeper, more fulfilling lives. Her work for the past 30 years — both as a therapist and as a writer — has been motivated by her desire to inspire others toward whole-hearted living.
Ashley is an internationally best-selling author of 9 self-help books. She writes articles and blog posts designed to help people open themselves to love, loss, and life.
Ashley holds a B.A from Smith College and an M.S.W. from Columbia University. She is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). Ashley is also a trained spiritual director and a reiki master.
Ashley and her husband Dan, also a psychotherapist, divide their time between Antigua, Guatemala and Northwood, New Hampshire. They have 5 grown children.