Clinicians

Ashley Gibson, Clinical Intern

Specialties:

  • Offers individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Specializes in managing grief, life transitions, and building emotional fitness
  • Experience working with anxiety, depression, and ADHD
Ashley Gibson

practice

Ashley Gibson (she/her) provides individual therapy for all ages. She specializes in grief counseling, navigating life transitions, and building emotional fitness. She has a particular interest in supporting female-identifying persons with ADHD, anxiety, and/or depression.

Ashley helps clients to meet daily challenges and foster long-term resilience. She believes that embracing our universal human condition adds depth to both therapy and our lives, and she enjoys providing a safe space for clients to explore broader questions of meaning and purpose.

Her practice incorporates elements of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), emotionally focused therapy (EFT), and existential-humanistic therapy. She often utilizes creative, play, and narrative therapy techniques tailored specifically to the client, and makes an effort to address systemic and generational patterns as appropriate.

education & experience

Ashley Gibson is a counseling intern under the supervision of Dr. Allison White Twente. She will graduate with her M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from William & Mary in 2024. She has received additional training in areas such as mindfulness, self-compassion, and creative interventions for addressing grief.

Ashley was named a 2022 Michele Dowdy Emerging Leader by the Virginia Counselors Association for her commitment to advocacy and inclusion in mental health. She serves as a group counseling facilitator with Comfort Zone Camp, a nonprofit bereavement organization supporting children and teens who are grieving the loss of a parent or sibling. Ashley has a passion for group therapy and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Association for Specialists in Group Work (VASGW).

In addition, she has over a decade of experience as a nonprofit management and marketing professional. Ashley lives in Richmond with her family and enjoys traveling, reading, and exploring a variety of creative hobbies.

Highlights

  • Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, College of William & Mary (Graduating Dec. 2024)
  • 2022 Michele Dowdy Emerging Leader, Virginia Counselors Association
  • Board of Directors, Virginia Association for Specialists for Group Work
  • Experience as a bereavement group counselor

Contact & Insurance

  • Phone: 804-673-0100 x 220
  • Email: agibson@wfpofva.com
  • New Patients: Please contact our therapy referral coordinator via email at therapy@wfpofva.com.
  • Fees: self-pay arrangements only; offers services at a reduced rate; please contact the referral coordinator for more information regarding reduced rates

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