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ASHLYN ROYAL, MS

Counselor

Ashlyn Royal is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the supervision of Rochelle Ritzi, PhD. She earned her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce, and has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. She completed her internship at Arms of Hope in Quinlin, Texas. There, she conducted therapeutic groups with children ranging in ages from 4 to 18. Ashlyn also ran parent-child group counseling sessions with single mothers and their children using Trust Based Relational Interventions in order to alleviate perplexing behaviors and to gain sensory awareness. She specializes in Play Therapy and working with at-risk adolescents. Ashlyn also has conducted parenting groups using Filial Therapy. Filial Therapy is a therapeutic way for parents to learn how to better connect with their children. Furthermore, Ashlyn worked at the Mental Health Clinic of Greenville where she was a Neurofeedback and brain mapping technician and also counseled children, adolescents, and adults.
Ashlyn subscribes to a holistic perspective of counseling and works with each client on an individual basis to focus on their own needs. She provides a healthy outlet for each client to express themselves and develop into the person they want to be. 
Ashlyn is a fur mom to three cats, and in her free time enjoys playing card games with friends, doing yoga, reading books and going to concerts. She feels it’s imperative to make self-care a priority when life gets overwhelming. With the help of a counselor to gently reflect and be present in the moment, Ashlyn believes anyone can achieve the goals they want with time and patience.