|About||Ash & Associates specializes in supporting parents, adolescents, children and adults who are experiencing distress. Michael Ash is an LCSW and Therapist dedicated to helping individuals and families live their most fulfilling lives.|
You may be experiencing feelings and behaviors you cannot always explain, control, or understand. I am an experienced, dedicated and caring therapist devoted to helping the individual and family through challenges. My passion and experience is extensive in the areas of addictions, co-dependency, family issues, trauma, criminal justice involved persons; adolescent and childhood challenges. My approach encompasses the promotion of increased self awareness and knowledge. This is done while working towards reduced conflict and alleviating symptoms. I believe each of us has the ability to feel joy and to accept life's twists and turns with grace and serenity.
Pain can be emotional or physical and can take the joy out of life. Inside of you is the ability to heal and to regain control of your life. At some point in our lives, we may encounter difficult moments and trauma that can be alleviated by a warm, knowledgeable professional.
There are occasions of self-destruction in our lives. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services may be required for various reasons. The need for screening, assessment and treatment due to DWI/DUI for you or a loved one are special factors unique to my practice and consistent with my extensive training.
The practice of assisting those in need started as an idea and flourished into a full-time practice that employs a group of seasoned clinicians that are ready to assist those through difficult times.
Mr. Michael Ash is a seasoned and highly accomplished private practitioner with two thriving private practice office sites; one in Shirley, Long Island, and one downtown Brooklyn, New York. He is a New York State Department of Education Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and Impaired Driving Program Provider and Certified Christian Counselor. His specialty area is working with the Forensic mentally ill substance abuse p