Ashley Douthart is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor as well as the Behavioral Health Manager at HealthFirst. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Colby-Sawyer College. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University, while working full-time as a Socialization Coordinator for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ashley joined the Behavioral Health staff at HealthFirst as an intern in 2013 and then became a full-time employee after completing her Master’s Program in 2014. While she is credentialed to work with clients of all ages, she enjoys working with prenatal patients, supporting children and adolescents, and helping those clients with substance abuse disorders find treatment and enter into recovery. Ashley is an active member of her community and serves on the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). She also leads a Moms-to-Be prenatal support group and is a Period of Purple Crying educator for the NH Children’s Trust.