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Chelsa Ervin, LCSW, LICSW

LGBTQ+ Grief Coping with life changes
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About me

My name is Chelsa Ervin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I have over 17 years’ experience working with Geriatrics, Alzheimer’s Dementia caregivers, aging LGBTQ, Grief and Loss. My professional life includes a commitment to serving the needs of LGBT clients, adults, adults with hospice needs and the aging population. I am committed to the mental health of diverse populations with a strong focus on respect and compassion.
I am a lifelong learner with additional experience in Childhood trauma related care, family systems, mindfulness, and problem-solving. I completed my MSW at East Tennessee State University. Then completed a second Masters in Human Services with a Geriatric Specialization at Capella University. Currently I offer Grief and Loss Support Groups for a local funeral home.
My core values include offering a safe space for everyone, autonomy, integrity, growth, service, respect, and balance. I believe that by offering a safe space that is nonjudgmental I am able to assist clients with finding balance in their lives. I am warm and compassionate person who is able to offer a realistic approach to life and healing from my own person experiences.

Professional experience

17yrs in practice
LGBTQ+ Grief Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Life purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

TN LCSW 8374