Author: Ashley Carter Youngblood

Ashley's focus is "empowering women to discover their voice and heal their relationships" and specializes in a holistic approach to counseling worrying women & highly sensitive individuals/empaths. She also has a special interest and training in the connection between nutrition and mental health.

What Therapy IS

September 19, 2023
With all this talk of what therapy is not, it is also probably helpful to know what therapy IS so that you can know if it is for you and...

What Therapy is NOT

September 19, 2023
Starting with Stereotypes We have come a long way from the stereotype of therapy being the image of a Freudian psychologist having their client lay on the couch staring at...

Couples Counseling the “Inner Peace” Way

September 30, 2022
Our approach to couples counseling Have you ever heard of Doctors John and Julie Schwartz Gottman? They are becoming more popular due to their growing recognition as the go-to people for...

Addiction and Substance Abuse Treatment: Key Features

September 30, 2022
What is addiction? Addiction exists on a spectrum. Occasional problem behaviors that result in negative consequences are on one end of the spectrum. On the other end of the spectrum are...

Counseling Professional Women: A Passion

September 30, 2022
The Realities of Being a Woman Let’s face it: there are some harsh realities of being a woman in the workplace. General topics like sexual harassment, discrimination, maternity leave, the...

Counseling for Chronic Pain/Illness

September 30, 2022
Why Helping those with Chronic Pain/Illness is Dear to My Heart For those who deal with chronic pain or illness, a common thought is that no one really “gets” how...

Counseling for Religious, Spiritual, & Cultural Issues: The Importance of Bringing it to the Therapy Room

September 30, 2022
I value diversity at Inner Peace Counseling, PLC! I work to make this common-knowledge (You can find my Diversity & Inclusion Policy here.) However, in therapy, people often ask if...

What You Should Know about Family Therapy

September 30, 2022
Therapists naturally see the “big picture” of systems and how they interact with one another. This approach called “Systems Theory”. As I mention on the “Home” page, we are not...

How to Re-Integrate Socially After COVID-19

May 22, 2022
Where to Start These past couple years have been beyond difficult for us all. We have laughed, cried, felt like we are living in a Hollywood movie, and worked to...

The Missing Link in Disordered Eating and Food Addiction Treatment: The Spirit – Part 3

November 17, 2021
Continued from “Part 2” and as published in Kalamazoo’s Moxie Magazine, November 2021 edition. Components of Healthy Eating No matter what food you are putting in your mouth, there are...
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