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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Dr. Bethany Ashby
          Dr. Bethany Ashby

 

Gary Pavilion, 4th Floor

Children's Hospital Colorado

Email: Dr. Ashby


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Bethany Ashby, PsyD

Assistant Professor


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Adjunct Professor, Department of Graduate Psychology, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA, 2006-2007

Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, 2011-present

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatric Primary Care, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, 2009-2011

Integrated Services Clinician, Aurora Mental Health Center, Aurora, CO, 2009-2011

Clinical Program Director, HEART (Healthy Expectations Adolescent Response Team), Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, 2011-present

Psychologist, PROMISE (Perinatal Resource Offering Mood Integrated Services and Evaluation), University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO, 2013-present

Member, Statewide Committee for Pregnancy-Related Depression, 2013-present

Member, Subcommittee on Assessment and Screening, Statewide Committee for Pregnancy-Related Depression, 2013-present

Mental Health Consultant, Division of Pediatric Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2013-present
 

Memberships:

American Psychological Association, 2001-present
 

American Psychological Association, Division 43, Family Psychology, 2001-2010

American Psychological Association, Division 54, Pediatric  Psychology, 2009-present
 

Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health, 2009-present 

 

RECENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES (formerly Tavegia)

1. Ashby, B. D. (2013 – present). Assessment of Adolescent Depression. Monthly seminar presented to pediatric residents,  Children's Hospital Colorado, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.
 
2. Ashby, B. D. (2013, October). Mental health services in the Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program and Young  Mothers’ Clinic. Presented at the Psychology Predoctoral Extern Didactic Seminar, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
 
3. Ashby, B. D. (2013, July). Mental health services in the Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program and Young Mothers’ Clinic. Presented at the Psychology Predoctoral Intern Didactic Seminar, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
 
4. Ashby, B. D. (2013, March). Mental health services in the Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program and Young  Mothers’ Clinic. Presented at the Psychology Predoctoral Extern Didactic Seminar, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
 
5. Ashby, B. D. (2013, February). Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents after a suicide attempt. Presented at the Psychology Predoctoral Intern Assessment Seminar, Children’s Hospital Colorado,  Aurora, Colorado.
 
6. Scott, S. & Ashby, B. D. (2012, November). Mood disorders among pregnant teens: Detection and treatment. Presented at the Aurora Public School nurses in-service training, Aurora, Colorado.
 
7. Scott, S. & Ashby, B. D. (2012, July). Mood disorders among pregnant teens: Detection and treatment. Presented at the Florence Crittenton Services Open House, Denver, Colorado.
 
8. Ashby, B. D. (2011, October). Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents after a suicide attempt. Presented at the Psychology Predoctoral Intern Assessment Seminar, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
 
9. Ashby, B. D. (2011, May). Clinical issues in working with adolescent parents. Presented at the Core Seminar, Irving Harris Fellowship in Infant Mental Health and Child Development, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado.
 
10. Ashby, B. D. (2010, December). Assessment and treatment of suicidal adolescents. Presented at the Assessment Seminar, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, Colorado.
 
11. Ashby, B. D. (2010, September). Developmental issues in adolescent parents. Presented at ENRICH/JFK Partners’ training, The University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
 
12. Ashby, B.D. (2010, March). Assessment and treatment of suicidal adolescents. Presented at the Consultation/Liaison Seminar, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, Colorado

13. Tavegia, B. D. (2009, September). Psychosocial aspects of recurrent abdominal pain in children. Presented at the 18th annual O’Neil Pediatric Update, The Children's Hospital, Aurora, Colorado.
 
14. Tavegia, B. D. (2009, June). Twisted fairytales: A case based approach to narrative therapy. Presented at Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, Colorado.
 
 

SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS (formerly Tavegia)

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:
 
Gunn, T. E., Tavegia, B. D., Houskamp, B. M., McDonald, L. B., Bustrum, J. M., Welsh, R. K., & Mok, D. (2009). Relationship between sensory deficits and externalizing behaviors in an urban, Latino preschool population. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
 
Jones, K. B., Welsh, R. K., Glassmire, D. M., & Tavegia, B. D.  (2006). Psychological Functioning in Siblings of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 3.
 
Huff, R., Houskamp, B. M., Watkins, A., Stanton, M., & Tavegia, B. (2005). The experiences of parents of gifted African American students. Roeper Review, 27, 215 - 221.
 
Stanton, M., Tisdale, T. C., Welsh, R. K., Houskamp, B. M., & Tavegia, B. (2004). Azusa Pacific University: Preparing practitioner-scholars to integrate science and practice in clinical psychology. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 23, 313-319.
 
Book Chapters:
 
Houskamp, B. M., Graham-Howard, M., Ashby, B. D., & Fok-Trela, A. (2011).  Treatment of teen victims of violence.  In M. Paludi (Ed).  The psychology of teen violence and victimization Volume I:  From bullying and cyberstalking to assault and sexual victimization.  Praeger Publishers.
 
 
GRANTS AND CONTRACTS
Co-investigator, Validation of the “My Mood Disorder” (M3) Mental Health Screen in Pregnant Adolescents, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, $20,000, 1/1/13 – 12/31/13
 
Co-Principal Investigator, Mothers Obtaining Mastery of Mindfulness and Skills, Developmental Psychobiology Endowment Fund, $4000, 6/1/12 – 5/31/13