Chelsea Van Essen

Therapist / Social Worker

Chelsea is a licensed social worker and therapist committed to creating safe spaces for people to experience healing, freedom, and hope. She works with clients who have experienced trauma, sexual abuse, spiritual abuse, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, suicidality, self-harm, and loss. Chelsea specializes in creating wilderness experiences that encourage healing and is passionate about helping trafficking victims begin their journey to recovery in the outdoors.

Outside magazine featured Chelsea’s work with trauma survivors in a recent feature: “The Adventure Therapy Cure for Survivors”