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    Ashley Zarmanian

    Ashley Zarmanian, MA, LMHC, EDIT Certified

    Ashley is a licensed mental health professional and has been in the field for 15 years. In graduate school, she worked on treatment planning and behavioral interventions, as well as volunteering for a mobile crisis unit, serving individuals in high risk situations. She went on in her career working in substance abuse treatment for 8 years at a dual diagnosis facility. There, she worked on specializing skills in family work, intervention, treating process addictions, and treating personality disorders. She developed a specific passion for working with individuals struggling with eating disorders and body image. In private practice, Ashley has continued her education to develop expertise in treating individuals with substance use disorders and their family members, eating disorders, body image issues, and trauma. Ashley prides herself on doing the in depth work of therapy, beginning with formative and family of origin experiences and treating the whole patient from a place of compassion, empathy, and therapeutic confrontation.

    Education:

    Masters in Clinical Mental Health

    Eating Disorder Intuitive Certified Therapist, Level 3

    Florida Licensed Mental Health Clinician

    Currently enrolled: EMDR Therapy Training

    Additional training in: CBT, DBT, Eating Disorder Specialist, Experiential Therapy, Body Dysmorphia, Family Systems Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Areas of Clinical Interest:

    Eating Disorders (also passionate in gaining awareness for men struggling with eating disorders and the growing crisis that is “Orthorexia”!)

    Body Dysmorphic Disorders

    Trauma

    Substance Abuse

    Process Addictions

    Family support for loved ones of addicts

    Co-dependency and Love Addiction

    Relationships/Marriage Counseling, particularly: how to heal after betrayal trauma and how to navigate early addiction recovery in a marriage

    Passionate belief in progress and healing for individuals struggling with Personality Disorders

    Psychology Today Profile

    Links to Published Work:

    https://ashleyzarmanianpsychotherapy.blogspot.com/2022/02/to-wives.html?m=1

    https://www.ashleyzarmanianpsychotherapy.com/post/the-untold-national-crisis