Ashley Mikitzel

Ashley Mikitzel
Social Worker 

Ashley is a 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 10 years. She currently works at a hospice in Hamilton overseeing bereavement and support programs.She is also a practicing therapist in the Hamilton community.

Ashley completed her Bachelor of Social Work at Ryerson University, her Masters of Social Work at Laurier University and most recently, her Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto. She’s interested in discussing difficult topics in ways that are more accessible and less diagnostic. 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. She is especially interested in equity and access to services for young people.

Connect with Ashley: support@pinkpearlcanada.org