Ashley-Laren Smalls is currently a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and National Certified Counselor in her state of North Carolina. She attended East Carolina University where she earned her Master’s Degree in 2020. Ashley's passion includes crisis intervention, culturally appropriate mental health care, and serving underserved populations. She has 6+ years of crisis and nonprofit experience as a volunteer, supervisor, board member, and manager. Lastly, she spends her free time traveling and spending time with her family.