Chelsea is a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Alberta and is completing her pre-doctoral internship at KV Psychology. She completed her M.Ed. in counselling psychology at the University of New Brunswick in 2016, prior to undertaking her doctoral studies.
Chelsea provides individual counselling to clients of all ages in addition to couples, family, and assessment services. She works with clients experiencing a broad range of personal difficulties and has a specific professional interest in trauma related issues. As a foundation to all her work, Chelsea adheres to a person-centered philosophy which emphasizes empathic understanding, genuineness, a collaborative relationship, and the inherent belief that all individuals have the ability to achieve positive personal growth. Chelsea implements an eclectic approach to treatment drawing from various evidence-based practices, including but not limited to emotion-focused therapy (EFT), cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioural therapy (DBT), interpersonal processes approach (IPP), and positive psychology.
In addition to providing therapeutic intervention and assessment services, Chelsea is actively involved in counselling research. Her current project is focused on the implementation of a hope and strengths focused group intervention for emerging adults.
Chelsea is available for individual counselling, couples counselling and assessments for those ages 11 years and up in person, and by phone or video.
Chelsea can assess the following in children, youth, and adults: