Haishan (Ashley) Jiang, MEd
Ashley is a dedicated resident in counseling who is actively working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She holds a master's in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia. Throughout her practicum and internship experiences, Ashley has primarily focused on working with children and adolescents from pre-K to 8th grade. With over seven years of experience in the school setting, she has developed a deep understanding of young individuals' unique challenges and needs in their educational journey. Ashley's therapeutic approach predominantly leans towards cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and solution-focused therapy. Additionally, she has a genuine passion for psychodynamic theory and intends to receive training and incorporate it into her practice. Recognizing the importance of a holistic approach to therapy, Ashley believes in incorporating various frameworks and techniques that best address each client's individual needs, strengths, goals, and overall well-being.
In her extensive experience, Ashley has effectively worked with children and adolescents dealing with a range of issues, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, selective mutism, low self-esteem, a lack of social skills, and challenges related to family changes such as divorce. Her diverse background and understanding of these concerns enable her to provide empathetic and effective support to her clients. Furthermore, Ashley possesses additional language skills in Mandarin and Korean. This allows her to provide therapy services in these languages, catering to clients who may prefer to communicate in their native tongues. As someone who values multiculturalism, Ashley actively seeks to learn about different cultures and strives to provide culturally responsive practices, ensuring that clients from various backgrounds feel understood and respected. She is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of her clients and assisting them in their journey toward personal growth and well-being.
Phone: (434) 963-0324, ext 9