Chelsea Whyte she/her
Chelsea enjoys working with teens and young adults to help build healthy relationships and minds. In addition to psychotherapy, Chelsea also provides comprehensive psychological and psycho-educational assessments at Westboro Psychology.
— CHELSEA IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE UNTIL 2024. —
Chelsea is passionate about working with youth (ages 11+) and their parents/caregivers to foster emotional resilience, communication skills, and adaptive coping skills. Her therapeutic approach emphasizes warmth, inclusivity and acceptance. Chelsea has worked for several years in both private practice and academic settings. Her aim is to create a safe, comfortable, and non-judgemental space where the client can feel validated and empowered to bring about meaningful life changes.
Chelsea achieved a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology at the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Carleton University.
Areas of Focus
Chelsea's areas of professional focus include:
Learning style differences
Trauma & PTSD
Chelsea's eclectic therapeutic style draws from multiple evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT).
Chelsea’s practice is trauma-informed and incorporates aspects from positive psychology, self-compassion, attachment theory, and mindfulness.