Ashley Sivells, MFT
Ashley Sivells, MFT is a marriage and family therapist. Her passion is helping you create supportive relational structures to bring about positive change. Ashley provides an environment for you to feel safe, supported, and understood as you work collaboratively on your growth. She promotes opportunities for client self-acceptance, engagement with support networks, and taking actions toward the change you’re ready for.
Ashley joined the LIIST team many years ago as an intern while she was an undergraduate Psychology major and Sociology minor at Molloy College. She went on to receive her Master in Couple and Family Therapy, with a specialization in Sex Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. She completed clinical training at the Council for Relationships, a premier counseling center in Philadelphia. She has achieved level 1 training of the Gottman Couples Therapy Method and is in the process of attaining Level 2.
Ashley assists her clients in recognizing their core obstacles, looking for recurring themes, and building on their existing strengths to overcome difficulties. She works hard to understand each client’s unique situation and create a supportive healing relationship. Her clients can expect an approach to therapy that is compassionate, direct, and focused on creating effective solutions to life’s challenges. Goal setting and systemic thinking are important parts of her therapeutic process. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, relationship communication, self-esteem coaching, and (re)building sexual intimacy.