Chandra A. Chester, LCSW-C

Chandra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 17 years of experience. Chandra graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She also graduated from University of Maryland School of Social Work with her Master’s.

Chandra has trained under Lisa Ferentz at the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Education and Training where she has completed Level One and Level Two of Trauma Training. In addition, she completed a certification in Traumatology from the Intensive Trauma Therapy, Inc. in Morgantown, West Virginia. She also completed the Level One Internal Family Systems Therapy training through the Center for Self Leadership.

Chandra has been passionate about the treatment of trauma since her undergraduate education. She has been intrigued by the resiliency of people who have suffered significant and life changing trauma and finds great satisfaction in assisting clients in healing from these traumatic experiences through trauma informed care. Chandra has extensive experience in treating children, adolescents, and adults who have suffered from trauma, depression, dissociation, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, and many other diagnoses.  In addition, she has considerable experience working with the LGBTQ community.  She also has a desire to work with military families dealing with combat PTSD.

Chandra spends her free with her family and friends. She enjoys traveling, karaoke, fishing, crabbing, music, dancing, writing and cooking. She is currently working on a book and hopes to publish in 2017.

Christy Batta