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MSW • Post-Masters Social Work Fellow

Ashton is a Post-Masters Social Work Fellow with CAPS. Prior to coming to CU, she earned her Master of Social Work from Indiana University and completed her clinical graduate work in community mental health and school social work. Ashton also has social work experience working with youth experiencing homelessness, the refugee resettlement system, the child welfare system, and international human rights advocacy.

Ashton takes an integrative approach to therapy that aims to foster self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-empowerment. As a social worker, she values holistic wellness and recognizes the connections between our minds, bodies, spirits, and the larger systems in which we live.

Pronouns: she/her/hers


  • MSW: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • BA: International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

The place you'd most like to see

I'd like to visit as many countries as possible! So far I've enjoyed spending time in Kenya and South Sudan.

Areas of interest

Anxiety and depression, attachment issues, health issues, grief/ loss, anger, life transitions, inner child work, mind-body connections, social justice and multicultural concerns.