Patti Ashley, Ph.D., LPC born in Norfolk, Virginia. When she was 11 yrs old her father died of a sudden heart attack. It was a trauma that she could not comprehend at such a young age. However, she knew in high school that she wanted to help children and families talk about life’s grief and trauma.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She has created a unique process called Authenticity Architecture designed to help you reconstruct your authentic self and live your best life. Thrive not merely survive!
A mother of 4 children, and grandmother to 3 has taught her many things about relationships and emotional self.
With 30+ years of combined experience as a mother, educator, author and psychotherapist, Patti has developed a well-seasoned approach for helping individuals, couples and families break through barriers to personal freedom and authentic growth: An evolution of consciousness for individuals and groups.
Patti's work experience has also included developing parent education and support group programs for pediatric practices and women’s centers; teaching undergrad and grad level classes in early childhood development at Old Dominion University and Naropa University; and developing, directing and consulting with mentoring programs for Boulder Valley School District and The University of Colorado.
Patti completed a Dr. of philosophy degree in psychology from the Union Institute and University; a MS of science degree in education from Old Dominion University; and a BA of science degree in special education from James Madison University.
In Boulder, Colorado she owns and operates a psychotherapy practice
1st book, Living in the Shadow of the Too-Good Mother Archetype.
2nd book, Letters to Freedom is a memoir about love, loss and hope.