Ashley is currently completing her dissertation at North Carolina State University. Her current work centers around end-of-life counseling, providing person-centered, individualized care for terminally ill patients, how to expand this area of the counseling profession and provide evidenced based instruction for counselors practicing in this specialty area.
Feel free to check this page for updates on her dissertation research.
In addition to her dissertation, She has some on-going inquiry into global end-of-life counseling practices. Below you will find information related to her quest and locations of her preliminary exploration.
END-OF-LIFE COUNSELING PRACTICES
3 1/2 week tour of India.
Visited Varanasi, witnessed 24 hour cremations, death rituals and processions. Further exploration is warranted specifically related to the psychological/emotional care of the dying.