Dr. Ashley Austin, PhD, LCSW

Preferred Name: Ashley

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I am an affirmative, client-centered EMDR therapist who deeply values client self-determination and autonomy. I work to create a safe and comfortable therapeutic relationship where my clients and I can make authentic connections that promote healing and positive change.

Education & Experience

I hold a masters degree and PhD in social work. I have been engaged in trauma informed practice with children, teens, and adults for 25 years. I am also a professor--educating bachelors, masters, and doctorate level social workers to engage in safe and effective therapy with their clients.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA member, WPATH member

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved


  • English