Clinicians

Chelsea Muth, Ph.D., Therapy Intern

Specialties:

  • works with teens, adults and couples
  • offers general therapy services. Expertise in trauma & acute stress, coping with disability & chronic illness, relationship & sexuality issues. Helps patients address depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, among other conditions.
  • approaches include mindfulness-based stress reduction, Internal Family Systems, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy 
Chelsea Muth

practice

Chelsea is a mindfulness-based psychologist, currently training as a therapy intern. Over the past decade she has specialized in understanding and improving psychological health and well-being, from the perspective of the mind-body-spirit here and now. Her work focuses on fostering health amidst difficulty and suffering. Well-being is a process, not an endpoint, and it is a privilege for her to be beside you on your journey.

Chelsea primarily utilizes experiential treatment modalities such as mindfulness, EMDR, and IFS, but also uses cognitive-based treatment modalities such as CBT and DBT when appropriate. She enjoys working with adolescents, adults, and couples. She has a special interest in working with people with disabilities and/or chronic illness, experiences of trauma, and relationships and/or sexuality issues.

education & experience

Chelsea is currently finishing her clinical training in Mental Health Counseling at Adams State University. She previously earned a Ph.D. in Human Development and Mindfulness Interventions from Penn State University, an MA in Psychology from the University of California, Davis, and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from New York University. She is a Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher who trained at the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness, founded by Dr. John Kabat-Zinn. Chelsea is an EMDR trained clinician through EMDR Consulting. She is also a fellow of the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, and a certified yoga teacher from the Ayurvedic Institute in Coonoor, South India.

Highlights

  • Ph.D. Human Development and Mindfulness Interventions, Penn State University
  • MA Psychology, University of California, Davis
  • BA Cultural Anthropology, New York University
  • Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher
  • Fellow of the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
  • Certified yoga teacher from the Ayurvedic Institute in Coonoor, South India

Contact & Insurance

  • Phone: (804) 673-0100 x 217
  • Email: cmuth@wfpofva.com
  • New patients: Please contact our referral coordinator at (804) 673-0100 x 256 or agarrigan@wfpofva.com.
  • Offices hours:
    Mon. 9 am – 3 pm
    Tues. 9 am – 3 pm
    Wed. 9 am – 1 pm
    Thurs. 10 am – 1 pm
    Fri. 9 am – 3 pm
  • Fees: Self-pay arrangements only

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