Counselors Associates Ltd: +1 (618) 972.1568

Ashlynn Pinney (She/her), MS, LPC, NCC

Contact: 
Maryville Office

Ashlynn has a background working primarily with adolescents and young adults and has a passion for supporting mental wellness in younger generations as they go through the unique challenges of navigating their way through the many changes that life brings. Ashlynn believes physical health and mental health are deeply connected and she specializes in supporting individuals who are experiencing physical illnesses or chronic medical conditions to address the impacts of these conditions on one’s mental health.

Ashlynn believes in creating a positive therapeutic relationship with each of her clients that helps them work toward their individual goals and supports growth and progress along the way. Ashlynn uses an eclectic approach to counseling that seeks to find the best fit for each client. Ashlynn believes in starting with a Person-Centered approach to therapy – to discover what makes each client unique and to build self-esteem and hope with unconditional support and empathy. Ashlynn uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address unhelpful thinking patterns and foster growth in each client’s own unique strengths. Ashlynn also utilizes Play therapy and creative expression to help younger clients express themselves and address their needs according to their developmental stage in a safe and supportive environment.

Licensure & Education
Licensed Professional Counselor
M.S. in Counseling, Eastern Illinois University
B.A. in Psychology, Eastern Illinois University

Specialties

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Adjustment
  • Self Esteem
  • Managing medical conditions/chronic health conditions
  • Childhood, teenage, and young adult populations