Ashley Connors, MSW, LICSW is a Consulting and Training Specialist with Behavioral Tech Institute and maintains a private practice in Washington State. Ashley graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences, majoring in Child and Family Development. She began her career as a coordinator of national volunteer chapters before returning to school for her Masters. Ashley graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Kennesaw State University, with concentration in clinical social work practice. It was during her graduate practicum at a treatment center for children and adolescents that she learned about Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Upon completion of graduate school, Ashley relocated to Seattle, Washington to begin her counseling career and continue training in DBT. Ashley worked as staff therapist at the Eating Recovery Center of Washington and the DBT and Anxiety Centers at Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle. For nearly a decade in private practice, Ashley has specialized in treating adults and adolescents with suicidal and self-harming behavior and continues to treat anxiety disorders using evidence-based models.