Ashley Spinney

EMDR Consultant

Mindhous Wellness

Dr. Spinney is a registered clinical social worker with the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW). She attended the University of Windsor in Ontario where she completed an Honours Bachelor of Psychology and went on to complete a Masters in Clinical Social Work, specializing in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She then went on to complete the Doctor of Social Work program – Clinical Expertise, with Walden University and graduated in the summer of 2019.

Dr. Spinney is trained in modalities such as, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), however she focuses on using EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), when appropriate. This evidence-based therapy has shown to be time and cost effective for clients. If you are interested in some light research on EMDR prior to your first session, see

Dr. Spinney specializes in working with trauma. This can be any single event or reoccurring events over time, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sexual assault, or anxiety and panic disorders. She works with clients to tailor the sessions to their needs. She does her best to build a positive relationship and help you have a pleasant experience!

“If we’re not laughing, I’m not doing my job.”
~ Dr. Ashley Spinney

376 Main Street 1A, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, B2G2C6

Phone: (902) 4484468

Population Served:



How EMDR is Offered:

Both online and in-person

Areas of Expertise:

Attachment Focussed
Birth Trauma
Eating Disorders
Medical Trauma
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Road Traffic Accidents
Sexual Abuse
Social Anxiety