Jan 7, 2020
It is Ashley Mielke’s life
mission to empower others to move beyond pain and heal after loss.
Ashley is a Registered Psychologist and founder of the Grief and
Trauma Healing Center in Edmonton, and her action-oriented program
has brought massive success and comfort to over 3,000 people in
times of grief and loss. She joins the Inner Circle to share her
own story of painful losses, including her father’s substance abuse
and suicide, and how she healed herself and found a calling that
can support and give hope to others. It’s a story of how sometimes
our darkest and loneliest moments can also be the driving force
that leads the way for us to connect with our inner calling and
give permission for others to do the same.
What You’ll Hear In This Episode:
- Ashley’s raw and vulnerable story of what it
was like growing up with a father who struggled with drug addiction
and alcoholism, even to the point where she would be neglected and
left alone in a car for hours while he was using.
feeling of being different and disconnected that Ashley felt in
childhood now serves her well in her profession because she can
relate to how others going through trauma may
- Although Ashley spent much of her time and
energy even up until grad school trying to help her father, she
still found him to be her emotional rock.
shame and devastation that Ashley felt when her father committed
suicide, and how she managed to move forward and sign up at the
Grief Recovery Institute.
signing up at the Institute changed her life, and Ashley was
quickly on the fast track for being the trainer for Canada and
starting her own company at 26.
all else, Ashley has a desire to serve others and to show us how we
are all more alike than different.
Ashley trained and built a team of psychologists and therapists at
the Grief and Trauma Healing Center that have now collectively
helped over 3,000 people with their action-based
- Ashley debunks the common myths and
misinformation about grief, and how her programs give people an
action-oriented roadmap to deal with loss.
Conscious Culture Bootcamp that Ashley spent over 800 hours
creating, which will help leaders in the business world find a
common thread between team members and help them create an
environment of trust and safety in the workplace.
have to take action to heal our heart, we can’t just wait for time
had no idea what I was doing, but I knew I was called to serve
watch our clients flourish after loss is why I do this
office is the most energetic, enthusiastic, hopeful
be willing to go first and tell your story, you give permission to
others to do the same.”
The Grief Recovery
The Grief and Trauma Healing
Ashley Mielke Consulting
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