About Us

Ashlee Fielding, LISW

Ashlee earned her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Akron and her Masters in Social Work from The Ohio State University. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). Ashlee has experience working with children, teens and adults in a multitude of settings including schools, home-based, clinical, medical and the court systems. Ashlee has worked intensively with families and “thoroughly enjoys the unique strengths our families can have.” She is specialized in the areas of ADHD, depression, anxiety, emotional distress and behavioral issues.

Ashlee has been living in the Columbus area for the past 6 years but is a Cleveland native so “Cleveland sports always. Thank you, LeBron for 2016.” Ashlee enjoys spending her free time with friends, family and her dog. She is a collector of vinyl records and loves live music.

Lisa Halley-Swearingen, LISW-S

Lisa is the founder of Milestone Counseling and believes that the challenges in her own life have formed the building blocks for many milestones that have marked the path of her life and the development of this practice.

She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) and is also licensed as a School Social Worker (LSSW). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Otterbein University and a Masters of Social Work (Clinical) from The Ohio State University.

Lisa believes that the therapeutic relationship forms the bedrock for growth in all counseling environments. That belief has guided every decision she has made in building Milestone Counseling. She utilizes a treatment approach guided by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Systems Theory and has been trained in CBT by the Beck Institute of Philadelphia. Her treatment specialties include ADHD, Anxiety, Athletic/Sports Performance, Behavioral Issues, Crisis (suicidal thoughts and self-harm) Depression, Emotional Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, School Issues, and Trauma.

Her experience includes individual, group, and family therapy, as well crisis intervention. She has also provided consultation and trainings for other mental health professionals and school staff in the Columbus, Ohio area.

In her free time, Lisa enjoys running and has run 6 marathons including the Boston Marathon, the Chicago Marathon and, of course, our own Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon. This November, she completed the New York City Marathon – a milestone she has worked toward for the last two years. With the three state side Abbott World Major Marathons down, she is looking to go international for her next milestone to complete all six Abbott World Major Marathons. When she is not running or working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids, two dogs and two cats.