Chelsea Twiss LP, PhD


Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Psychologist, Colorado State, Active License #5192
  • Psypact Licensed

Professional Background

I have been practicing for 12 years, areas of focus include relationship dynamics, women’s health, working with healthcare professionals, family of origin trauma, ADHD and sexual and reproductive health.

Currently I see clients for individual therapy and also provide ADHD testing. I often work with clients around relationships, sexual identity, finding work/life balance, family of origin trauma, living with neurodiversity, behaviorally treating ADHD and general identity development.

I have worked in multiple settings including community mental health, university counseling centers and private practice. I have worked with diverse adult populations in New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Colorado. My Psypact endorsement currently allows me to see clients outside of Colorado, the state I am licensed in.


  • Eastern Washington University, MS Clinical Psychology, 2014
  • Counseling Psychology, PhD, New Mexico State University, 2018

Why I Write for Choosing Therapy

I write for Choosing Therapy because I appreciate the opportunity to research areas of interest that allow me to grow professionally, publish alongside other licensed mental health professionals, and collaborate with such an editorial team that dedicated to evidence-based mental health content.

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Area of Focus

Specializing in sexual and reproductive health, identity development, and resolving family trauma, Chelsea supports individuals with ADHD symptoms and assists artists through the creative process, offering comprehensive care for anxiety and depression.

  • Working with women around sexual and reproductive health issues
  • Working with young adults around relationships and identity development
  • Working with adults around relationship and resolving family of origin trauma
  • Working with individuals diagnosed with ADHD or having suspected ADHD and treating these symptoms behaviorally
  • Working with artists and creatives around the creative process
  • Generally offering support around anxiety and depression
Neurofeedback for ADHD How it Works Effectiveness & How to Try It

Neurofeedback for ADHD: How it Works Effectiveness & How to Try It

Neurofeedback has been found to be a helpful method of treatment for individuals living with ADHD. For example, overall symptom reduction has been one primary positive result of sustained neurofeedback treatment in those diagnosed with ADHD compared with controls.1 This article will discuss what neurofeedback is and the benefits it can offer someone living with ADHD.

July 7, 2023
How to Fight Depression Without Meds

How to Fight Depression Without Meds

Many people will experience depression at some point in their lifetime. Medication is one way to help, and it works well for some people. But it’s not the only way to deal with depression. Everyone is different, so it’s good to have other ways to tackle it, too, like finding other methods to feel better and take care of our mental health, without always using medicine.

July 7, 2023
ADHD & Reading 11 Tips for Comprehension & Focus

ADHD & Reading: 11 Tips for Comprehension & Focus

The gap between the written word and comprehension can feel especially wide for individuals with ADHD. For many people with ADHD, reading can feel like trying to navigate a tangled maze. Difficulties with focus, concentration, and processing can affect reading comprehension and enjoyment, but reading with ADHD doesn’t have to be a struggle.

July 7, 2023
Benefits of ADHD

13 Benefits of ADHD: Resilience, Creativity, & More

Individuals with ADHD have unique and special gifts to offer the world. For example, neurodivergent people can often think differently and outside the box, meaning they are creative, clever, and passionate about their interests. They can also harness and direct their energy toward their aspirations, such as starting a business. Celebrating these positive traits is essential when exploring ADHD.

July 7, 2023

“It can be really challenging to undo patterns that are causing repeated problems in life or to move out of a place of “stuckness.” Anyone who chooses to seek out counseling to work on these issues is so brave. I’ve found that counseling can be a really effective way to make big and small changes over time that can have a lasting impact on mental health and well-being. ”