Chelsea earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and obtained her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at St. Mary’s University Minneapolis. Chelsea has experience working with ages 10 and older in an outpatient, school-based, and in-home setting. She utilizes an integrative approach to therapy. Meaning, she chooses and combines different aspects of therapeutic approaches in order to meet each individual’s/couple’s specific needs.
Chelsea is certified in premarital and marital enrichment counseling through the PREPARE/ENRICH program. She has completed training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and brings this training into the therapy room with all of her clients; due to the substantial body of research that outlines the effectiveness of EFT. In addition, she has completed Discernment Counseling training to assist couples and individuals who are struggling to decide the direction for their marriage.
Overall, Chelsea believes learning how to manage today’s stressors, how to identify and express individual needs, and how to communicate effectively with the important people in our lives are strategies that can make a big difference in how we think and feel in our daily life.
Chelsea enjoys working with those experiencing or impacted by: