Clinical Social Worker/Therapist - LCSW
Normally, you’re great at keeping things together. But lately, you feel like you’re holding on by a thread, going through the motions and, at any moment, things can fall apart. You’re ready to get your life back on track, but you need a place where it’s okay to not have it all together. You need someone who will provide the support you need to make the desired changes. You’ve come to the right place, and you’ve found the right person.Chaka Holley, LCSW, uses a personable approach to working with clients and is attentive to their needs. She believes in holistic care and incorporates all aspects of the person into treatment. Whether clients are struggling with identity issues, spiritual trauma or emptiness, grief, anxiety, loneliness, family discord, or decision making, she accompanies them along the journey to wholeness. She provides a safe environment for clients to explore their pain, and helps them to identify cyclical themes and patterns in their lives. Chaka aids the client in creating new awareness and garnering the confidence to adequately address their stressors. She is an attentive listener and values her client’s perspective and works collaboratively with them to achieve the desired healing.Chaka received a Master of Social Work Degree from Western Michigan University with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also received a Master of Divinity Degree from Chicago Theological Seminary. Throughout the years, she has provided both psychotherapy and spiritual care and counseling to people from an array of backgrounds.Chaka counsels individuals, couples, and families. She is drawn to working with troubled youth, students, healers, activists, and people struggling with issues of identity, including gender, sexuality, race, and religion. She is a certified “Prepare and Enrich” premarital and marriage enrichment program facilitator and enjoys providing premarital counseling. Whether a client is struggling with family discord or internal conflict, Chaka provides a soothing atmosphere to help the client find resolve.For client convenience, Chaka offers evening and some weekend sessions. Please contact Chaka for a free consultation.
Skills and Expertise
Blended Family Issues
Chronic Illness or Disability
HIV / AIDS
Polyamory and Nonmonogamous Relationships
Trauma and PTSD