Chelsey is originally from Pensacola, Florida. As a licensed therapist, Chelsey obtained her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. During graduate school, Chelsey gained experience working at Price Counseling Center, which provides treatment for the DUI court of Cherokee County. In this private practice setting, she had the opportunity to work with a diverse clientele on a variety of issues, including addictions, anger, depression, trauma, mental health, and chronic health concerns.
Throughout her time in private practice, Chelsey has gained experience working with teens and adults facing a variety of issues. Specifically, Chelsey has worked extensively with clients experiencing eating disorders, addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-harm. Chelsey also has worked extensively with individuals experiencing life and career transitions. Her passion for the therapeutic process, extensive training, and experience have prepared her to work with clients with a wide range of needs.
Chelsey uses an integrative approach in therapy; she primarily practices from an attachment theoretical perspective and draws from cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy in order to help facilitate change. In her free time, Chelsey enjoys spending time with her two beagles and traveling with her husband.
Addictions: Substance Abuse or Dependence
Anxiety: Experiences with Bullying, Self-Esteem, Self-harm, Trauma, Obsessions and Compulsions, Social and Behavioral Problems, and Identity Concerns.
Stress Management: Boundaries, Peer Conflict, Family of origin issues, Career and life transitions, coping skills, Anxiety and Fears, Entitlement, and Emotional Disturbances.
Health Concerns: Disabilities, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Grief and Loss.
Individuals: Self Esteem, Eating Disorders, Trauma, Relationship Issues, Codependence, Faith and Spirituality Issues.
Supervisors: Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist; Kathryn Larisey, LPC