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Cheer Counseling Chelie Byerly

Chelie Byerly graduated with her B.S. in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh in 2002.  After undergraduate school, she went on to earn her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in 2005.  Since then, Chelie has specialized in working with clients who struggle with trauma and attachment issues, including working with clients from age 4 years old up to 97 years old.

Chelie’s specialties include: Children, Teens, Adults, Groups, Men & Women, Substance Abuse, Personality Disorders, Grief, Anger Management, EMDR. 
The primary modality that Chelie prefers to use is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (“EMDR”).  This therapy was first discovered in 1998 by Dr. Francine Shapiro, and is designed to help the brain move and process “stuck” trauma, which is negatively impacting the client’s life.  It is Chelie’s belief that all clients have trauma of some kind, and that this trauma is what prevents people from living to their full potential.

In addition to being Certified as an EMDR Therapist, Chelie has received additional training and education on trauma and attachmenChelie Byerly graduated with her B.S. in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh in 2002.  After undergraduate school, she went on to earn her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in 2005.  Since then, Chelie has specialized in working with clients who struggle with trauma and attachment issues, including working with clients from age 4 years old up to 97 years old.

The primary modality that Chelie prefers to use is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (“EMDR”).  This therapy was first discovered in 1998 by Dr. Francine Shapiro, and is designed to help the brain move and process “stuck” trauma, which is negatively impacting the client’s life.  It is Chelie’s belief that all clients have trauma of some kind, and that this trauma is what prevents people from living to their full potential.

Professional experience includes teaching at the College level for over eight years, working in Private Practice, providing Research Assistance to USF, acting as the Director of a local Adoption Support Program, contracting with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department for Child Protection, working as a Child Protection Caseworker in Texas and in Colorado, working as a Group Home Therapist, and running a Trauma Program in a Behavioral Health Hospital.

There is no issue too large or too small for therapy; Chelie will meet you with the compassion you deserve to help you heal, so that you can move forward with your life.  t, and has extensive experience working with foster and adoptive children and families, victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence and assault.  Additional areas of experience include working with Veterans, ranging from Vietnam Veterans to active duty Military, working with individuals struggling with substance abuse, personality disorders, self-esteem issues, Transgender, and many other populations and issues.

Professional experience includes teaching at the College level for over eight years, working in Private Practice, providing Research Assistance to USF, acting as the Director of a local Adoption Support Program, contracting with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department for Child Protection, working as a Child Protection Caseworker in Texas and in Colorado, working as a Group Home Therapist, and running a Trauma Program in a Behavioral Health Hospital.

There is no issue too large or too small for therapy; Chelie will meet you with the compassion you deserve to help you heal, so that you can move forward with your life.