Ashby Dodge currently works as the clinical director at The Trevor Project, providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth nationwide. She oversees all of The Trevor Project’s crisis services, trainings, and clinical supervision, including the Trevor Lifeline, which is the nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline dedicated to LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 24.
Ms. Dodge works in a bi-coastal, fast-paced environment, assuming responsibility for a broad range of programs and projects, including professional communications, development of the crisis services department, and oversight of selected staff, clinicians, and social work interns. She prides herself on providing leadership, guidance, and support to staff, and fostering an atmosphere that is integrity-driven and based in professional boundaries and clinical safety.
In addition, Ms. Dodge has a small private practice in Manhattan, focusing additionally on sexual assault, substance abuse, and couples/individual counseling. Prior to her work at The Trevor Project, she worked in various mental health settings, focusing on young professionals, couples, and LGBTQ youth, with specialties in substance abuse treatment, sexual assault/domestic violence, and at-risk, inner-city high school students.