Ashley Dumas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Assistant Director at the University Counseling Center. Ashley returned to Lipscomb to join the Student Life team in August 2020. Previously Ashley served for eight years as Lipscomb’s Director of Disability Services and therapist in the Counseling Center. In her current role of Assistant Director of the University Counseling Center, Ashley provides counseling and supervises graduate student interns. She also teaches as adjunct faculty in the Marriage and Family Therapy program. Ashley is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Tennessee and is a Clinical Fellow and an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Ashley grew up in Alabama and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Vocational Ministry from Harding University. She received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University. Ashley also has experience working in community mental health with a broad spectrum of areas including women’s issues, life transitions/adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, and premarital and marriage counseling. Ashley enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her son, cooking, and listening to good music.