Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky Ashley McGar, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky Ashley McGar, LCSW

Ashley McGar, LCSW

Ashley McGar is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2021. She has a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Kentucky. Ashley helps clients by offering a safe and comfortable environment to explore the barriers preventing them from living a life they value. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and often utilizes a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Motivational Interviewing in her work with clients. In sessions, you and Ashley will work together to identify treatment goals, review psychoeducational topics related to your symptoms, and practice coping strategies together. She will assist you in processing your unique experiences in a way that provides you with clarity and insight into your struggles. Ashley believes in working collaboratively with her clients to help them achieve their goals. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys crocheting, hiking, reading, and spending time with pets.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Ashley McGar. You can also call 859-368-0609 to have someone assist you.

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