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Ashley Sabados, MA
Ashley Sabados is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology. Ashley’s forensic psychology experience includes court ordered assessments and therapy. With a meticulous and impartial approach, Ashley conducts in-depth evaluations to assess the well-being of children and the suitability of custodial arrangements. Driven by a commitment to prioritize the welfare of the children involved, Ashley maintains a child-centered focus throughout the assessment process. Ensuring that the child's voice is heard and their needs are at the forefront, Ashley advocates for custodial solutions that promote the child's safety, stability, and emotional well- being. Utilizing a blend of psychological assessments and evidence-based interventions, Ashley evaluates the risk factors associated with criminal behavior. This assessment forms the foundation for creating rehabilitation programs tailored to the individual needs of offenders, contributing to their successful reintegration into society. Her therapy experience spans both private and government settings, working with children, youth, and adults. Ashley crafts personalized therapeutic journeys to help clients navigate and overcome psychological obstacles, which can include Cognitive Based Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)-informed practices, person/client centered approach, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy. Armed with EMDR training, Ashley adeptly utilizes this evidence-based technique to help individuals process and resolve traumatic memories. By guiding clients through sets of bilateral stimulation, Ashley facilitates the reprocessing of distressing events, fostering healing and alleviating the emotional burden of trauma. Ashley brings a unique blend of expertise, empathy, and dedication to the field of psychology and is committed to fostering positive change and supporting individuals through various challenges. Ashley is a uniquely talented psychologist renowned for skillfully blending humor and compassion to create an uplifting and empathetic therapeutic experience which is informed by her experience working with individuals within the justice system and social services sector in both Canada and the United States.. With an innate ability to lighten the emotional load and infuse sessions with warmth, Ashley transforms the therapeutic journey into an enriching and empowering endeavor. She is based in Grande Prairie and is available to provide both in-person and virtual therapy.
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Ashley Sabados, MA
Ashley Sabados is a Registered Psychologist in the province of Alberta. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at The University of Calgary in Calgary and a Master of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington DC in 2014. Ashley is currently working at the Youth Assessment Centre in High Prairie and is available to see clients in Grande Prairie, AB. Ashley has experience providing therapy to men, women and adolescents in both a private and government setting. Ashley’s exposure to individuals within the justice system or social services sector allows her compassion and empathy to be present when meeting with all her clients. Ashley’s therapeutic a pproach is integrative with evidencebased practices that fall under Cognitive Behavioral , Person-Centered, and Solution Focused Therapy as her experience has indicated that therapy should be tailored to the specific needs of the individual. Furthermore, Ashley brings joy, laughter and understanding to each therapy session to help ease the uncomfortableness of seeing a therapist.