Ashly Dean loves listening to clients share their concerns and working to build a relationship designed to evoke unique and creative solutions, new thoughts, and individualized treatment. She works hard to make everyone feel welcome and understood. Ashly has a Master of Social Work degree and an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Women’s Health from the University of Utah.
She has experience treating anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm urges, perfectionism, body image dissatisfaction, chronic pain, chronic illness, suicidal ideation, eating and substance use disorders. She is passionate about helping women and teens dispel diet culture myths and is working to become a Health at Every Size Practitioner. From personal experience, Ashly knows how difficult it is to find a therapist who understands the complexity of chronic illness. She specializes in helping clients navigate the mental health aspects of complex health conditions.
Outside of work, Ashly loves spending time with her family, hiking, skiing, hot springs, watching live music, photography, gardening, and reading. She is married and has a blended family of four kids, two dogs, and a cat.