Ms. Claire Ashton, MA, LPC, LMFT

(She/her)
Preferred Name: Claire

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

About Me

Claire Ashton is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin, a certification in Paralegal Studies from Duke University, and a Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edward’s University. Claire completed her practicum at Seton Behavioral Health where she received training in DBT while co-facilitating groups in the Intensive Outpatient Program. She concurrently completed a second practicum at Capital Area Counseling (CAC) where she treated children, families, and individuals presenting with social anxiety, perfectionism, phobias, challenges transitioning to adulthood, multicultural concerns, family challenges related to incarceration of a parent and divorce, and trauma and ritual abuse. Claire has completed advanced training in DBT for Substance Use, EMDR for grief, and EMDR ego state work. Prior to pursuing a career in counseling, Claire worked in the music and technology industries, and is passionate about helping creative individuals identify personal goals and priorities, build meaningful relationships, and find healthy and fulfilling ways to express themselves.

Education & Experience

Claire Ashton is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin, a certification in Paralegal Studies from Duke University, and a Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edward’s University.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Families
  • Group
  • Seniors

Language

  • English

Insurance


Superbill; Out of Network