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Chelsea is currently pursuing her Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling at the City University of New York’s Hunter College. Prior to beginning graduate school, Chelsea attended Hunter College to further develop her knowledge in the psychology of sexuality, gender, and health. Most recently, Chelsea provided group therapy and vocational counseling for clients at the Brooklyn Behavioral Health Treatment Collaborative.
After completing training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Chelsea established her own health coaching practice. In her work, she utilized a holistic method of helping clients implement therapeutic lifestyle changes to simultaneously improve their mental and physical health. She is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and is a member of the American Counseling Association.
Chelsea is trained in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and takes an active, collaborative approach to counseling. Chelsea wants to help people determine their goals, find strength in their resources, achieve balance within the challenges they face, and excel in their own life and community. She promotes self-acceptance as a key part of one’s wellbeing and believes that therapy should be tailored to affirm each client’s unique identity.
Chelsea has a background in visual art publishing and studio managing. She holds a dual Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in graphic design and fine art photography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In her spare time, Chelsea volunteers with Kings County Tennis League and Standing Up for Racial Justice.