Ashley Flynn is the Director of Clinical Operations at Boston Child Study Center in LA and Portland, Maine and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As the Director of Clinical Operations, Ashley oversees and supports staff involved in the registration process to ensure new patients and families experience a welcoming, inclusive, informative, and streamlined introduction to BCSC-LA/Maine.
Ashley is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy for PTSD (DBT-PE and DBT PTSD), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Exposure Therapy (ERP), which enhances her ability to effectively provide families with information in her role as Clinical Director. Ashley has a particular knack for working with adolescents and young adults struggling with anxiety, emotional difficulties, interpersonal problems, and trauma. She is skilled at establishing rapport and connecting quickly with patients which creates a solid foundation for engaging in the difficult emotional work that comes with being in therapy.
Ashley earned her Master’s degree at Yeshiva University in New York City and completed her pre-graduate training through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, and Saint Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. She completed her pre-licensure experience at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT where she served as a lead clinician for the pediatric and adolescent psychiatric inpatient units. Prior to her time at BCSC, Ashley was the behavioral health consultant in various primary care practices associated with the Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC) through Boston Children’s Hospital. While working in the primary care setting she integrated care within a multidisciplinary model of medicine, school, and community providers. Ashley is a member of the professional organization MaMHCA and continues to work closely with her graduate school, mentoring students and new clinicians in behavioral health.