Dr. Ashley Michalski, Psy.D., HSPP, LCAC

Telehealth

Education

School:
Adler University

Degree:
Psy.D.

Additional Certificates:

Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC)

Dr. Michalski is a graduate from Adler University’s Doctorate of Clinical Psychology program. She has completed clinical training in correctional, community based, and private practice settings. She completed her internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons where she received extensive training in completing competency evaluations.

Dr. Michalski offers expertise in psychological assessments for medical, employment, and legal reasons, as well as to help clients better understand themselves. She has extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, relationship issues, work-related stress, and addictions. Her experience in assessments and therapy includes children, adolescents, and adults across an array of settings including, correctional, community based, and private practice settings. Her clinical style uses the therapeutic relationship to foster change, as well as cognitive behavioral techniques.  She believes change can be made by evaluating our thinking, better understanding our emotions, and replacing unhealthy behaviors with healthier ones.

Dr. Michalski provides intake assessments to help better understand how we can best help you. She welcomes an opportunity to help you determine how working with Pillars could be a good next step. If working with Pillars isn’t the best option for you, Dr. Michalski will work to help you find a treatment option that meets your needs. She wants to support you untangle each issue, put practices in place to help live a more fulfilling life, and reduce reliance on destructive behaviors.

“As simple as it may seem, I find that being genuine with my clients is critical for effective therapy. My hope is to develop a comfort level where my clients are invited to own and find their own truth.”

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Issues Treated

Addiction
Anger Management
Antisocial Personality
Anxiety
Chronic Pain
Coping Skills
Depression
Life Coaching
Life Transitions
Obesity
Peer Relationships
Relationship Issues
Sport Performance
Stress
Substance Use
Testing and Evaluation
Weight Loss
Women's Issues

Specialties

Testing and evaluation
Anxiety
Depression

Session Types

Telehealth
Individual Therapy

Age Specialties

Adults

Types of Therapy

Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Cognitive Processing (CPT)
Existential
Forensic Psychology
Humanistic
Interpersonal
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Motivational Interviewing
Person-Centered
Positive Psychology
Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Relational
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Strength-Based
Structural Family Therapy