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Chelsea earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology at Western Kentucky University in 2017 and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology at Slippery Rock University in 2015. She completed her internships at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh to work with children and adolescents with distorted body image and PCOS, as well as at Austin Peay State University's Counseling Services as a therapist for University students.

Chelsea has experience providing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to adolescents and adults with eating disorders, body image distortion, negative body esteem, suicidal ideation, and trauma. Her assessment experience includes testing for mood disorders, cognitive disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and substance use disorders. Her research interests include muscle dysmorphia, military experiences, body image, sexual and physical abuse, and eating disorders. She is currently involved in research teams at Western Kentucky University, Slippery Rock University, and Chatham University. Her personal interests include not slipping on rocks of any kind, making gold records, and spreading optimism to others like spam from the Prince of Nigeria in your email (okay, the second one isn’t true; but, it’s rumored she has a beautiful singing voice).

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Be mindful of your self-talk. It is a personal conversation with the universe.
— David Lee James