Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller is a licensed social worker, counselor and parenting expert with a particular interest in helping children, adolescents, and families resolve conflict and develop happier and healthier relationships. After receiving a Bachelor's degree in Music in 1999, she continued her graduate studies at New York University, earning a Master of Social Work degree in 2002.

Mental Health

Ashley is a mental health expert. She has worked in several psychoanalytic institutes focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of DSM-IV psychological disorders. Ashley has helped clients suffering from a wide range of problems such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Attention-deficit disorder
  • Alcohol and substance abuse disorders

Ashley takes an eclectic approach to mental health, combining her knowledge and experience of psychodynamic psychotherapy, object relations, and Jungian theory.

Licensed Social Worker

Ashley is a social worker licensed in the state of New York since 2002. With experience as a community food pantry director, an employee assistance counselor, and a volunteer at the 9/11 Family Assistance Center in Manhattan, Ashley has extensive expertise in crisis management and resolution, advocacy, promoting social justice and welfare and helping her clients meet concrete needs, such as housing, medical care and public benefits.

Parenting and Relationships

Ashley has had over ten years' experience as a child, adolescent, couples, and family counselor. Over the course of her career, she has helped couples and families learn to recognize and resolve common issues, such as:

  • Setting boundaries
  • Resolving problems
  • Dealing with crises
  • Stress management

In addition to counseling children, adolescents, couples and families, Ashley has also published a self-help book for stepparents, Stepparenting: The Expert Advice You Need to Succeed.

Most Recent Contributions by Ashley Miller

Dealing With the Anger Stage of Grief

Anger, one of the five stages of grief first conceptualized by the renowned psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, is arguably one of the most ... Read More

How to Find Comfort in the Midst of Grief

When a loved one dies, it might feel like there's no end to your feelings of pain and loss. Indeed, grieving can be one of the most difficul ... Read More

How to Talk to a Senior Citizen About Needing Care

It's never easy to talk to a senior about the possibility of needing help with activities of daily living, such as bathing, cleaning, shoppi ... Read More

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Ashley Miller