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Our team of experienced psychologists, marriage and family therapists, counselors, social workers, and licensed alcohol and drug counselors will help you find the solution you need to move forward in hope.
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Our Staff

Our experienced team will help you find the solution you need to move forward in hope.

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Ashley Crist | MSW, LICSW

Location: Chanhassen
Focus: Children, adolescents, and families

Ashley Crist is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who enjoys working with children and adolescents. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Bethel University and her Master’s in Social Work from Augsburg College. She has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy in outpatient, school-based and in-home settings. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, relational challenges and social skill development. She has experience and training in multiple modalities, including play therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strengths-based and Solutions-Focused approaches, and utilizes a client-centered approach in meeting clients and families wherever they are in their journey.

Clinical Interests

Ashley's Areas of Expertise

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adoption Issues
  • Affective Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorders (AD/HD)
  • Autism/Aspergers
  • Behavior Modification
  • Blended Families
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Injury Mental Health
  • Child Abuse
  • Childhood Behavior Disturbances
  • Christian Counseling
  • Co-dependence
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Communication Skills
  • Crisis Service
  • Depression
  • Divorce/Separation Issues
  • Domestic Violence Issues
  • Encopresis
  • Enuresis
  • Families
  • Family Violence
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Gay/Lesbian Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief Counseling
  • Learning Disorders
  • Mental Health Assessments
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting Skills
  • Physical Abuse/Violence
  • Play Therapy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Serious and Persistent Mental Illness
  • Severe Emotional Disturbance
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Therapeutic Support of Foster Care
  • Trauma
  • Trauma-focused CBT
  • Women’s Issues

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