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Ashley Clark

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Ashley Clark joined Walden University in 2021 as a Contributing Faculty member with the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in the School of Counseling and Human Services, College of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia, a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Board Certified Telemental Health Professional, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor.

Dr. Clark has been working in the field for the last 13 years and has experience in a variety of settings and with a variety of populations. She has worked in various evidence based programs, including MultiTreatment Foster Care, MultiSystemic Therapy, Intensive In Home therapy, Coordinated Care for individuals with first break psychosis, and Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach. She has worked in community, residential, and outpatient settings. She currently serves as the Executive Director of an Opioid Treatment Program.

Dr. Clark graduated with her Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania; her Master's of Science in General Psychology with a focus on Forensic Populations from Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pennsylvania; her Master's in Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University; and her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Walden University.

Dr. Clark comes to Walden University with six years of teaching experience, including as a Psychology instructor for a Community College and as an online Psychology instructor in for a Graduate psychology program.

Dr. Clark's research interests include mental health and substance use treatment, the role of physical health issues in treatment, multicultural issues, and education and supervision of counselors. She is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Education

PhD, Walden University

MS, Mount Aloysius College

MS, Walden University

BA, Saint Francis University

Public Service

NAADAC, Member

Publications

Clark, A. A. (2015). Disability Awareness and Etiquette: Transforming Perceptions Through a Series of Experiential Exercises. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.

Presentations

Clark, A. A. (2017). Young Adult Coordinated Care: Coordinated Specialty Care.