Ashley is a registered social worker providing psychosocial support for Pink Pearl. Her introduction to cancer came at 3.5 years old when she was diagnosed with Leukemia. She has been actively working within the oncology community for over 15 years. She currently works at the Juravinski Hospital as an in-patient oncology social worker. She is also a practicing therapist in the Hamilton community. She lives and works in the Hamilton community, and is grateful for the rich social and communal fabrics found in this great city.
Ashley completed a Bachelor of Social Work at Ryerson University, a Masters of Social Work at Laurier University and a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto. Ashley works from a person-centred, feminist and strengths based perspective. She is dedicated to creating programs and safer spaces through an anti-oppressive lens. Ashley’s therapeutic practice has focused on supporting individuals with any type of cancer diagnosis, and at any stage of diagnosis. She is experienced in supporting individuals with end of life planning and processing, illness adjustment, grief, and bereavement. Ashley is especially dedicated to furthering equity and access to services for young people living with cancer.
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