Chelsea Hudson, a licensed clinical professional counselor and founder of Cityscape Counseling, is a passionate, non-judgmental therapist in Chicago who specializes in the treatment of adolescents & adults who are struggling with anxiety, eating disorders, body image issues, depression, trauma, addictions, OCD and school/work related issues. Chelsea also enjoys working with couples & families on relationship enhancement.
Chelsea’s therapeutic work and counseling in Chicago is informed by evidence-based practices such as Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). These practices provide practical techniques that have been shown to lead to both symptom reduction and cognitive-behavioral changes that support long term well-being.
Chelsea holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University. She completed her internship at the University of Chicago’s Medical Center in the Department of Psychiatry’s Eating Disorder Program. Her thesis investigated predictors of treatment outcome for adolescents struggling with Bulimia Nervosa. After internship, she worked for many years in higher level of care settings at Insight Behavioral Health Center/Eating Recovery Center of Chicago. Chelsea worked with both adolescents and adults treating eating disorders, anxiety, depression, OCD, self-injury & trauma in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Before pursuing private practice, Chelsea held the Clinical Manager position at the Eating Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program at Eating Recovery Center of Chicago.
Chelsea believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship, being authentic with her clients, collaborating with them on goals, and tailoring treatment to meet their specific needs. While her office is located in downtown Chicago, she welcomes and serves clients in the surrounding areas such as River North, Lincoln Park, Lake View, Logan Square, Wicker Park, and Bucktown.