Posts Posts by: "Ashley L. Southard, Ph.D., LMFT"

Confronting your own internalized racism.  Admitting to your partner you’ve had an affair.  Checking into rehab after driving drunk with your child in the car.  These are the gut-wrenching “bottoms” that bring us to our knees. The life-changing moments that force us to surrender to our imperfections and admit that we don…(Read More)

These days it seems like there’s a catastrophic event every few days. From natural disasters to senseless massacres to global threats to pain in our personal lives, so many of us are incredibly aware of the darker side of life that seems to be omnipresent right now.  I’ve heard from countless clients…(Read More)

This month, I was invited to be a guest writer for the wonderful ED-recovery website, Recovery Warriors. My article, titled “Binge-Free Holidays,” was published today. Please check it out, and if you like it, please share with others who may find it helpful. I wish each of you a peaceful and heartwarming Thanksgiving…(Read More)

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Ashley L. Southard, Ph.D., LMFT

Scottsdale, AZ,

Site Director and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at A New Beginning and TheHealthyWeighOut, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, trauma, abuse/neglect, relationship problems, depression, anxiety, and related issues.