Ashley Rhoads, MSW, LICSW, LADC Chief Executive Officer

Ashley opened Birch and Pine Counseling with the intent of creating easy access to mental health services in her hometown of Cloquet, Minnesota and create a down to earth atmosphere that both staff and clients felt welcomed and understood. She is educated and trained in several evidence-based practices such as CBT, TF-CBT, CBITS, Rule 25 assessments, treatment of chemical health issues as well as a background working with women and children who have experienced domestic violence, homelessness and human trafficking.

​Ashley has practiced in a variety of settings such as the juvenile correction system, school-based services, non-profit settings and private practice. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults from all walks of life. Her clients enjoy working with her because of her humorous and down to earth personality.

​As a Hispanic female she has a passion for culturally specific advocacy and bridging barriers for minority populations to access mental health care and creating positive change toward greater social justice and equality.

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