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Doctorate in Social Work (D.S.W.)
Teen and Millennial  Therapist
NJ LSW -44SL06686200
Under the supervision of Marline Francois, LCSW

Do you feel misunderstood? Do you feel discouraged? Are you stuck in a dark place? 

Is anxiety taking over your day? Life stressors can seem overbearing without the proper guidance and tools to navigate through them.

I am passionate about assisting others through their healing journey. My goal is to provide a safe space for you to “be, feel, and become.” As you grow and evolve into the woman you were created to be it won’t be easy, but it’s worth it. 


Your past experiences don’t define your future. Healing, joy, and peace are waiting for you on the other side. 

Are you ready? Let’s chat!

Check out Chelece's media appearance on Black Love Network on "Ask a Therapist: How to Address Past Relationship Trauma here

Call us today to schedule an appointment at 862-206-7232

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About Dr. Chelece-Atavia

Chelece is a Licensed Social Worker who has 5+ years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, developmental and intellectual disabilities. Chelece is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Chelece is a certified facilitator in Teen Mental Health First Aid by the National Council of Well-Being. 



Chelece graduated with her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2017.  Shortly after, Chelece continued her education at Ramapo College of New Jersey and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2018. Chelece completed her Doctorate of Social Work Program at The University of Kentucky with a concentration in clinical practice.

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