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Ashleigh Kramer-Walthall, psyd  

Psychological Assistant

Pronouns: She/her

Ashleigh is a Registered Psychological Assistant (# PSB94024125), and as an employee of RtW is clinically supervised by Susan J. Gulbe Walsh, PhD (# PSY21766).

Location: Santa Cruz

At RtW, Ashleigh provides individual, couples, family and group therapy.

Ashleigh has been working in the field of psychotherapy and counseling since 2012; she has provided counseling services in New Mexico, Hawaii, and California to children, teens, adults, and families.

Ashleigh comes to RtW with specialized training in a number of areas. She is certified in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

During her post-master's clinical work in the field and in her pre-doctoral internship as a PsyD candidate, Ashleigh provided individual, group, and family eating disorder treatment at the Residential, Partial-Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient therapy settings. She has also treated those recovering from depression, trauma, addictions, and intimacy and attachment disorders at these levels of care.

Ashleigh combines her warm spirit and receptive style with an integrative therapeutic approach, drawing on different types of therapy, including IFS, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solutions-oriented therapy, humanistic therapy, and transpersonal psychology. Specific interventions she may use will vary depending on each clients’ individual needs and the task of the treatment.

Ashleigh sees adolescent and adult individuals, families, and couples, and will run therapy groups at RtW as well. 

Ashleigh is a member of the Santa Cruz Transgender Consultation Group.

Ashleigh can be reached at ashleigh@ridethewaverecovery.com