Chante was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She attended the University of Pittsburgh where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Africana Studies. Chante then went on to receive a Master of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh as well. She has spent her career working in the mental health field, working with both children and adults. Her experience ranges from treatment counselor at Pressley Ridge working with children who are dually diagnosed with a mental health diagnosis and intellectual disabilities to working as a mobile crisis clinician for Resolve Crisis Network to working for 10 years as a care manager for Community Care Behavioral Health, a managed care organization for mental health and drug and alcohol services. Chante has a passion for working with African American adolescents, families, and adults to help them achieve their goals and potential to become greater versions of themselves.
My approach is compassionate, thoughtful, wholistic, collaborative, and direct. It is imperative that when healing yourself that you address your past and present and that you seek to heal your whole person. My approach is eclectic and individualized, and my hope is that we can work together to find the best way to bring all those pieces together to create a better you. My background is in multiple therapy modalities that are adaptable and effective in reaching this goal. We will work together to change negative thinking, create effective coping skills, and build greater inner support so that you can reach your own personal goals. My hope is to provide an inviting, non-judgmental, and therapeutic environment where we can start the journey in healing your whole self and you are able to achieve your goals, in your time.