Dr. Ashbaugh is a licensed and board certified Internal Medicine physician who specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, sex and pornography addiction, and the partners who are affected by their destructive sexual behavior. She received her medical degree with honors and trained at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX. In search of maximal personal fulfillment and with a personal history of addiction, Dr. Ashbaugh turned her attention towards the treatment of sex and pornography addiction and the partners affected by their destructive sexual behaviors. Dr. Ashbaugh is both a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and a Certified Clinical Partner Specialist treating sex addicts and partners from a partner sensitive betrayal trauma model as developed by Dr. Barbara Steffens and the Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS). Dr. Ashbaugh co-founded the Begin Again Institute, which is a 14-day sex addiction treatment program. Most recently, Dr. Ashbaugh has added personal life coaching to her skill set in hopes that she can assist in the healing of as many betrayal trauma survivors as possible. With her medical license, CSAT, CCPS, and training as a partner coach, Dr. Ashbaugh provides care of the highest level to her clients suffering from sex addiction and betrayal trauma.