Ashley Kiker is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern specializing in working with teens and adults from a variety of backgrounds. Ashley also works on a case by case basis with children and families with adoption trauma using Theraplay methods. Ashley's first priority when starting with a client is to build a trusting relationship by providing them with a unique and safe place to connect so they can experience freedom, safety, and ownership in the therapeutic process.
Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in Art from Houston Baptist University and her Master of Arts in Counseling from Houston Baptist University. Ashley has worked with a variety of clients focusing on attachment, social skills, mindfulness training, codependency, healing from abuse and trauma, depression, anxiety, and spiritual/religious issues.
Ashley is a trained EMDR therapist, Gottman Level 1 Trained, and is pursuing Play Therapy and Theraplay training. Ashley utilizes a variety of modalities including EMDR, CBT, solution-focused, expressive arts, sandtray, play therapy, and theraplay.
2013, Bachelors in Art, minor in Psychology, Houston Baptist University
2018, Master of Arts in Counseling, Houston Baptist University
Licenses & Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor, Intern- 81627
Supervised by Mary Ring MAMFC, MARE, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S
Gottman Level 1
Level One Marschak Interaction Method Theraplay Training
EMDR Trained Therapist
Registered Play Therapist, In Process
Member, Association for Play Therapy