Ashley Ford Lawson

Posted on 29 March, 2015.


Ashley Lawson is the Director of Counseling & Day Services and is a Licensed Mental Health Professional- Resident. She directs the operations of New Directions (psychosocial program), Life Strides (ID waiver day support), Mental Health Skill-Building services, and Intensive In-Home services.

Prior to working at Helton House Inc., Ashley worked with elementary-aged children diagnosed with behavior, emotional, and/or mental illness along with their guardians. Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in college and community counseling from Longwood University. Due to Ashley’s counseling background, she utilizes a unique approach when assisting clients with difficult behaviors and intellectual disabilities.