She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Social Work, MSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Currently looking for clients for my supervisees, rate $30 per session.
Chanelle Spencer is a Licensed Clinical Social Work, licensed in New York and Texas. She has worked primarily within the Black and Brown communities. Many of Chanelle’s clients come in when they are struggling with depression, anxiety, and life transitions that disrupt their daily functioning. Chanelle is particularly passionate about serving adolescents and young adults.
Chanelle is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which allows her clients to reframe unhelpful, automatic thoughts and adapt more helpful and constructive thought patterns. However, her style is an integrative blend of several evidence-based interventions. In each session, Chanelle focuses on meeting the client where they are, actively listening to their struggles and concerns, and supporting the process to their desired change. This approach empowers her clients to develop a therapeutic alliance, identify their strengths, and utilize proven strategies to achieve their full potential.
When a client first meets with Chanelle, she creates a safe and supportive space for the client to be their true authentic self. Chanelle is dedicated to providing a therapeutic relationship that is genuine and collaborative. She has gained experience in schools and community mental health agencies throughout NYC which enables her to be resourceful and engaged in mental health awareness for all ages.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 8 years
Self Employed, Psychotherapist & Owner, 2021 - Present
Community Mental Health Center, Psychotherapist, 2020 - 2022
Group Private Practice, Psychotherapist & Supervisor, 2017 - 2021
Elementary School, School Based Mental Health Coordinator, 2018 - 2020
Non-Profit Organization, Mental Health Consultant and Clinician, 2016 - 2018
New York University, Master in Social Work, 2016
Hunter College, BA in Psychology, 2013
New York: 090682