• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Ashley  Chesky

Family Therapist at The Claudia Black Center; previously Primary and Family counselor at The Meadows. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy from Prescott College in Arizona. Ashley has completed Pia Mellody’s Post Induction Training and Experiential Training from Onsite. Ashley’s passions are finding new and creative ways to help families reach a deeper level of consciousness about their individual roles in their unique family system. Her other areas of training include Expressive Arts Therapy, Auricular Acupuncture, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.