Chelsea Faulkner, MA, RYT


Chelsea is an art therapist and counselor who has experience working with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Through their warm, understanding, collaborative, and non-judgemental approach, they seek to provide a safe and welcoming space for their clients to explore and express their emotions and experiences openly.

Chelsea has worked with people who were coping with anxiety, depression, trauma, autism spectrum disorder, adjustment disorders, experiences of community violence, bipolar disorder, grief/loss, anger, bullying, and more. They have experience in a variety of settings, such as an intensive inpatient behavioral health hospital, pediatric medical hospital, in-home therapy setting, school setting, as well as outpatient community therapy setting.

They are particularly passionate about working with women, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQIA+ individuals, children, teenagers, and people experiencing trauma and anxiety. Beyond individual therapy, couples, and family-based therapy, they are also interested in community building, community care, and social activism. Overall, Chelsea's approach draws from feminist therapy, family systems therapy, liberation psychology, narrative therapy, somatic therapy, and mindfulness-based art therapy perspectives.

Remaining attuned to local and international current events and oppressive structures, Chelsea brings an informed perspective to sessions. Acknowledging the systemic roots of many challenges and the impact of these challenges on varying intersecting identities, they seek to foster an open and welcoming environment for discussions about these issues and their impact on each person's life, as well as ways to foster positive change within our community together.

Overall, Chelsea hopes to help their clients see the strengths that they already have within them and feel empowered to flourish and evolve into their best selves.


Certifications | YogaLife Institute