ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

Ashlee Lakin, PhD, NCC

Resident Counselor


  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Women’s Issues


  • Abuse (physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional, etc.)
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Family Issues
  • Gender identity issues
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Weight concerns
  • Women’s issues

Dr. Lakin earned her Ph.D. in 2019 in Counselor Education and Supervision. She teaches full-time and counsels patients part-time at ABT. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor with an LPC in Idaho, and a Residential License in Virginia.

Dr. Lakin sees children, teenagers, and adults. She employs many Creative Arts Therapeutic interventions with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Narrative Therapy. Dr. Lakin is focused on strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create a comfortable, safe environment for the patient. She will help patients work through the problems that they’ve been facing. She will also work with them to identify opportunities for progress, help them build healthier coping mechanisms, and develop strategies that they can use to improve their lives.

Dr. Lakin is a compassionate professional with excellent interpersonal skills and high standards of confidentiality. She has knowledge of the best practices for treating a variety of problems that patients may be experiencing. Dr. Lakin believes in building a strong relationship of trust with her patients.



To schedule an appointment with Ashlee:

Ages of Clients:

  • Toddlers (0-6 years)
  • Children (7-12 years)
  • Teens (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Elders (65+ years)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups



Treatment Modalities:

  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Compassion focused
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Culturally Sensitive / Multicultural
  • Eclectic
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-based