Ashleigh Golden, PsyD
Ashleigh Golden, PsyD specializes in the clinical supervision of anxiety-related and obsessive-compulsive disorders, leveraging Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and other empirically supported treatments to help practicum students, interns, postdoctoral fellows, paraprofessionals, and licensed clinicians plan treatment and problem-solve difficulties that arise during treatment.
Dr. Golden has a special passion for supervising within fast-paced, high-intensity clinical environments in which treatment resistance and ambivalence are particular concerns. She completed a two-year sub-specialized postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for OCD & Anxiety-Related Disorders (COARD) at the Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute under the supervision of Dr. Alec Pollard. She has served as Clinical Supervisor and Program Manager for intensive outpatient and partial hospital programs for OCD, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and comorbid difficulties across the country, including the Anxiety Treatment Center in Sacramento under the supervision of Dr. Robin Zasio, COARD in St. Louis, and the Gateway Institute and Rogers Behavioral Health in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received early training in her graduate studies from Dr. Robert Holaway, a specialist in evidence-based treatments for OCD.
Dr. Golden also has a passion for behavioral health tech and translating evidence-based treatments into digital contexts, having served as on-site psychologist at Facebook, manager of Google's national on-site counseling program, and Director of Therapy for Brightside. She frequently consults to startups on evidence-based treatments, and enjoys helping supervisees translate their skills into and thrive in tech contexts. She currently serves as Lead Connection Officer for Therapists in Tech.
Dr. Golden enjoys mentoring and guiding supervisees from a developmental, whole-person perspective in a way that explores and nurtures their professional and personal values. Dr. Golden also has a passion for social justice and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and is committed to helping supervisees adapt evidence-based treatments to culturally diverse populations. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing Cuban salsa and swing dance, doing improv, and spending time with her shih tzu Cosette.