July 8, 2021
The Art Of Making Meaning Out Of Grief.
Almost everyone needs some encouragement to honor commitments that have been forgotten or neglected amidst feelings and reminders of grief. Chelsea Bowman, LCSW, heard her calling in the wake of her own tragedy-related loss. In Trail Angels, she shares story upon story about how listening can create meaning out of grief while keeping commitments for self--no matter how small, no matter how big. Social Worker Chelsea Bowman, LCSW, sits down with us to discuss the art of making meaning out of grief. How do you decide what your priorities are when there's so much going on and trusting yourself? Tune in for these answers and more!Chelsea is a Licensed Clinical Social worker who has a deep love and passion for working with children, teens, and families. She loves supporting them on their individual journeys toward growth and healing.Chelsea believes everyone can heal, and building a secure attachment is an essential component of that process. Chelsea's favorite part of the therapeutic process is watching her clients love and own their stories. "Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are." -Brene Brown. "You can either walk inside your story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness." -Brene Brown "Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance." -Brene Brown.Chelsea has experience working with people of all ages, life circumstances, and cultures. Some of her memorable work experience has been working with adolescent girls in residential treatment centers and children in foster care. She has received training in EMDR, play therapy, DBT, CBT, and Trauma-Focused CBT. Among these, she also enjoys incorporating art, sand tray, and attachment-focused modalities into her work. Chelsea enjoys using a variety of these modalities to meet the needs of her clients best.Chelsea received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Utah State University. She received her Master's Degree in Social Work from The University of Utah, emphasizing Child Welfare. Chelsea loves to travel, visit our national parks, hike, and spend time with her friends and family.