Releasing the Phoenix

Mental Health  - Empowerment - Self-care

Turn Your Pain Into Power

Our mission is to give you the tools necessary to help you heal from your past and gain control over your mind, body, and life.  You deserve the right and ability to embrace whatever the future may hold!

Often it's the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self.

Karen Salmansohn

Welcome, Dear Friends!

Ashley Nestler, MSW

CEO of Releasing the Phoenix

My name is Ashley Nestler, MSW and I am a survivor of Schizoaffective Disorder, Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder, Fibromyalgia, multiple eating disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Complex PTSD. Following a traumatic past including sexual and emotional abuse, bullying, and harassment, I found myself in the midst of a severe mental health crisis. Finding myself with nowhere to go but up, I have had to rebuild my life by facing my trauma, accepting multiple mental illness diagnoses, and discovering my true identity.  Through this ongoing process, I am rediscovering my personal power and drawing on my inner light to create a life that I love; a life where I can help people like you rise from your past and embrace the full and beautiful life that you deserve.

My life's purpose is to help individuals like you who want help navigating life, but also want to have control over your healing process. My mission is to help you embrace your true identity and improve your relationships with others. It is because of this that I have made it my mission to help you discover your personal power and take control of your mind, body, and spirit. I am fighting the stigma that surrounds mental health in today’s society while teaching you how to reclaim your life following destructive events, thoughts, or a mental health crisis and/or diagnosis. 

I look forward to helping you discover your light so that you can rise like a phoenix and conquer not only everything that comes your way, but also conquer yourself.

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