Chelsea is a Licensed Master Social Worker who received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Master of Clinical Social Work from Kennesaw State University. Chelsea began her career as a second-grade special education paraprofessional and fifth grade general education teacher. Her clinical experience includes working alongside children, teenagers, adults, and families in school-based settings, community, and office settings. She has offered individual, group, and family therapy to those with diverse mental health diagnosis. Her experience and expertise include assisting individuals overcoming trauma, supporting blended families, and empowering children and teenagers who live with unlearned social skills, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation to find their strengths so they may live their lives to the fullest. Chelsea believes that the best path to success is to create an environment where an individual is safe to express themselves without fear of judgement and can trust they will be seen with unconditional positive regard.
Chelsea utilizes holistic and prescriptive approaches to treatment. To maximize positive outcomes, she believes in providing family therapy and advocacy in all life domains. Her clinical modalities pull techniques from Internal Family Systems (IFS), Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Mindfulness, Play Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) where creativity is used as an outlet for self-exploration and healing.