Chelsea Hack is a Registered Social Worker who is passionate about working with autistic folks in a way that encourages authenticity, trust, and acceptance. With a focus on youth, young adults, and their families, Chelsea utilizes narrative therapy, strength-based and trauma-informed approaches. She believes that people are the experts of their own lives. In sessions, Chelsea will personalize the therapeutic approach to support you to feel empowered to reach your goals. Collaboration, advocacy, compassion, non-judgment, and genuineness are central to Chelsea’s style.
Chelsea has extensive experience working with youth and their loved ones from various backgrounds and experiences, including those experiencing complex mental health. Additionally, Chelsea has contributed to autism research as a research assistant for over two years, with the biggest project being the Campus Ready Project, which aims to better support autistic university students.
Chelsea’s primary interest lies in supporting individuals experiencing anxiety, stress, emotional dysregulation and conflict. By employing a personalized approach, Chelsea facilitates open discussions about therapy goals while equipping clients with the necessary skills and resources to address their specific needs.
Client focus: Adolescents, young adults and their families.
Fee: $150/hr session
Individual and family therapy focused on:
- Grief and Loss
- Life transitions (school, work, family, friendships)
- Emotional Regulation
- Coping skills
- Self-care and wellness
- Narrative Therapy
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
Master of Social Work – Clinical Specialization (Trauma-Informed Practice), University of Calgary
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, University of Alberta