Ashley Kraemer obtained her Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling at Eastern Virginia Medical School, a CAAHEP accredited program, in Norfolk, Virginia. Her Master’s of Science Capstone focus was a heuristic study working through unresolved bereavement through fiber arts and written reflections.
As an Art Therapist, Ashley embraces an integrative approach of both Art therapy and verbal psychotherapy, meeting the different needs of each individual. Ashley believes in each individual’s strengths and culture, in which she enjoys working with clients to explore, discover, and rediscover these areas to overcome challenges and to achieve a greater sense of well-being.
Ashley’s clinical work experience includes facilitating trauma-informed therapy services for both in-patient and out-patient programs within a psychiatric hospital setting, in addition to individuals receiving palliative care and those diagnosed with chronic medical conditions, at-risk youth populations, and an array of behavioral concerns for children with residential placement. Ashley works across the spectrum of ages and populations, from child to geriatric.