Sometimes the changing seasons of life, even exciting ones, lead us into corners that can feel dark, confusing and uncomfortable. Alongside the excitement and joy that come with growing one's family can also come sadness, regret, doubt, and anxiety.
My name is Ashley Hudson, and I would like to help you embrace the tension of emotional heights and depths that can come with pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, and loss.
To become pearl, a particle of sand becomes trapped within dark and uncomfortable confines. After a period of time, this particle becomes a valuable stone we call pearl.
Early parenthood can feel an awful lot like becoming a pearl. It can feel confusing, scary, and uncomfortable.
I want to help you embrace the sacred, exciting, and exhausting process of becoming a parent by equipping you and your family with education and tools for the postpartum journey. Becoming a parent is a spiritual calling, and I want to support you in cultivating beauty and strength in the midst of this special life transition.
I want to support you in cultivating beauty and strength in the midst of this special life transition.
Furthermore, I want to hold and support those of you suffering the unexplainable grief and confusion that accompanies infertility and loss by honoring your process and helping you find hope and healing in the midst of the hurt.
As a therapist, I specialize in the treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Trauma.
Whether you find yourself preparing for a baby, holding another negative pregnancy test, pulling all-nighters with an infant, or wrestling with unpalatable loss, I want to help you find meaning in the process of living out this season. I want to see you discover your beauty and resilience.
Be sure to watch my video to learn more about my personal journey through postpartum depression, and how I can help you overcome potential struggles that may arise during this delicate season.
I Specialize In:
- Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:
- Postpartum Depression
- Postpartum Anxiety
Read more about my specialties.
Compassionate & Professional
I care about you, your family, and your story. You can trust that I will treat you with respect, dignity and compassion in every interaction, while maintaining the highest standards for integrity and ethics.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I specialize in trauma and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. As a survivor of postpartum depression, I feel passionate about serving individuals through compassionate psychotherapy and education. I consider it a great honor to walk alongside individuals on their journey.