Chelsea McGowan

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Chelsea McGowan

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 91119
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Free 30 minute initial consultation. $150 per 50 minute session fee, with limited availability for $50 per 50 minute session scholarship program.
Free Initial Consultation


Vallejo, California 94590

My Approach to Helping

Do you have difficulty feeling worthy?
Are you struggling with feelings of stress and anxiety? ​
Do you feel awkward, or like your social skills aren’t enough?
Do you wish you felt more at peace with the past, and were able to plan for the future?

My practice is accepting consultations with new clients to provide individual counseling for those seeking an empathetic, thoughtful therapist who can provide a safe space to grow their emotional well-being. I have special expertise in foster care and adoption, parenting children with special needs, and coping with parenting stress.

By joining my practice as a client, I am able to offer you ten years of human services experience with flexible therapy modalities to fit your unique needs and process. I have weekly availability to work towards your goals. My practice has specialties in treating anxiety, coping with stress and change, advancing social skills, parentingco-parenting issues, and building self worth.

Every individual needs support and deserves an individual approach – We will work together to identify approaches that work best for you. My commitment is to work with you to reduce the stressors that are impacting your life. I am here to support you. Please reach out directly with inquiries, or book a no-fee consultation via my website.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Foster Care
Parenting Children with Special Needs
Addressing issues of Emerging Adulthood
Executive Dysfunction

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    My practice is accepting new patients for individual therapy, focusing on developing resilience, coping with stress and changes, and addressing anxiety, depression, and coping skills.

    My practice has a specialty in supporting foster and adoptive parents on their journey, and providing a safe space to explore the unique challenges of parenting and bonding children who have experienced trauma and loss.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Parenting
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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