Alexa Ashworth

Understanding Teens and Self-Harm


Understanding Teens and Self-Harm Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Teens and Self-Harm When helping teenagers recover from self-harm it is important to understand why they do it.  Not every teenager is the same and there is no simple answer.  However, through supporting and listening to the root causes of why teens start to [...]

Understanding Teens and Self-Harm2021-03-21T09:56:29-06:00

Deepening Connection With Your Partner


Deepening Connection With Your Partner Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  A theme that continues to stay with me throughout the past couple of months as I tend to my own relationship with my partner and continue to work with others is, “creating intentional sacred spaces”.  We live our lives busied with and surrounded [...]

Deepening Connection With Your Partner2021-02-16T17:20:20-07:00

The Power of Rituals


The Power of Rituals Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Morning Ritual I awake for my day and the first thing I read is a message I have set on my phone that states, “I am worthy of good things”.  I inhale strengths and exhale any unsettling thoughts that would cause me to become [...]

The Power of Rituals2021-01-21T19:34:42-07:00

Spirituality in Everyday Life


Spirituality in Everyday Life Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Spirituality is a sacred connection within our mind, body, and soul.  When we honor all our cells and organs working for us daily, we are capable of reducing physical pains attached to stress.  Spirituality is one way you can speak your body’s language and [...]

Spirituality in Everyday Life2021-01-21T19:39:52-07:00

How Can I Learn to Forgive?


How Can I Learn to Forgive? Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Forgiveness is a very powerful gift to ourselves and a gift to another when we are honest and intentional in this journey.  In order to forgive another person, however, I believe the journey of forgiveness starts with ourselves.  Before we can genuinely [...]

How Can I Learn to Forgive?2021-01-21T19:42:28-07:00

How to Engage Fully in Your Life


How to Engage Fully in Your Life Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Every person is engaged in their lives through many different pathways in life.   We actively engage ourselves through the arts, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, the workforce, travel, inner strengths, families, and interpersonal relationships. There is no right or wrong way to [...]

How to Engage Fully in Your Life2021-01-21T19:48:36-07:00

How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships


How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC, Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Assumptions and Bias Where do you put most of your mental energy throughout the day?  Is it playing out scenarios in your head that have not yet happened or re-playing conversations you wish went better than they had [...]

How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships2021-01-21T19:50:17-07:00

Three Ways for Parents to Put Their Marriage First


Three Ways for Parents to Put Their Marriage First Author: Alexa Ashworth - MFT, Intern   Throughout quarantine and the continued limitations of summer kids’ camps, school activities, sports, daycares, and planned vacations parents are struggling to carve out time to be with one another.  Making the decision to have children already changes the dynamics [...]

Three Ways for Parents to Put Their Marriage First2021-01-21T19:53:51-07:00

Managing Your Families Emotions


Managing Your Families Emotions Author: Alexa Ashworth - MFT, Intern   Right now, the only question that seems to be in the back of everyone’s mind is “what’s next?”.  As we are receiving new updates and information around COVID19 daily, it is challenging to quiet the mind and soul. Alongside processing worldly information, we [...]

Managing Your Families Emotions2021-01-21T19:56:38-07:00