Dr. Ashleigh Fellows
Education and Training
Dr. Fellows earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania. While she is grounded in generalist mental health practices, her graduate training emphasized psychological assessment and health psychology. She completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus, Ohio. During internship, Dr. Fellows worked with veterans in the center’s primary care clinic as well as in a comprehensive interdisciplinary pain management program. She returned to her hometown of San Antonio, Texas to complete her postdoctoral fellowship at a private practice where she worked with patients across the lifespan. Dr. Fellows also spent time training in and conducting assessments for eligibility for admission to the police academy.
She has received training in all of the major treatment approaches but the majority of her focus was in evidence based cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and existential methods. In addition to common presenting issues in therapy, her training has allowed her to gain experience in treatment of smoking cessation, insomnia, chronic pain and illness, substance abuse and grief.
Areas of Specialty
Dr. Fellows has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in hospitals, private practice, and outpatient medical centers. Her areas of specialty include insomnia, anxiety, weight management, depression, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, chronic pain management, and social anxiety. As a Health Psychologist, in addition to having a significant breadth of knowledge about medical conditions and how they intersect with psychological health, she also conducts pre-surgical evaluations for spine, transplant and bariatric surgeries. Dr. Fellows conducts a wide range of diagnostic assessments including those for autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and intellectual disabilities.
In session with Dr. Fellows you will instantly know that you are in good hands. She has a very calming and warm presence that is balanced by her intellect and easy humor. Her goal is always to collaborate with her clients as experts of their own experience and she brings her expertise to support them. Whether you’re coming to see her for therapy or an assessment, she builds an environment that will clarify your needs and facilitate your growth.