Ashley Davis Bush is one of our favorite local authors, and she's back this year with a new book, The Little Book of Inner Peace: Simple Practices for Less Angst, More Calm. Join us on Thursday, April 20th at 7pm for an event with Ashley that is surely to bring you a little inner peace!
This stunning, color-illustrated guide includes practices to help you let go of everyday stresses and find inner peace. With practical tools, strategies and exercises harnessing the benefits of mindfulness, meditation, gratitude, creativity, relaxation and compassion, this book will guide you towards your own inner peace and help you to find harmony with those around you: family, friends, your community and the world.
Ashley Davis Bush, LICSW is a licensed psychotherapist in southern New Hampshire, specializing in couples therapy, grief counseling, and trauma recovery. She is the author of six self-help books: Hope & Healing for Trancending Loss (2015), Simple Self Care for Therapists (2015), 75 Habits for a Happy Marriage (2013), Shortcuts to Inner Peace (2011), Claim Your Inner Grown-up (2001), and Transcending Loss (1997).
Ashley felt a calling early on in her life to help people live richer, deeper, more fulfilled lives. Her work for the past 25 years –both as a therapist and as a writer – is designed to inspire others toward whole-hearted living. Ashley shares her thoughts regularly in her newsletter, StillWaters: tools and resources for living deeply.
Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Smith College and a Masters in Social Work degree from Columbia University. She has a certificate in Contemplative Studies through Smith College School for Social Work, has advanced training in Emotional Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT), and is trained in EMDR treatment. Ashley worked in community mental health in New York City for ten years and has been living and working in southern New Hampshire since 1997.
Ashley is a frequent public speaker and workshop teacher. Since 1992, she has delivered keynote speeches to professional and community organizations across the country and has taught workshops on the subjects of grief and loss, relationships, parenting, personal empowerment, mindfulness, transitions, stress management and inner peace.
Ashley and her husband, Dan, have a blended family of five children and five pets. She considers her relationship with her husband to be one of the greatest blessings in her life.