Born and raised in western Massachusetts, Chelsee made the move to Kentucky in 2010 to begin her undergraduate career at Western Kentucky University. Chelsee graduated from WKU with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in December of 2013 and began her Master's program that next Fall. Chelsee joined the team at The Gatton Academy upon her most recent 2016 graduation from WKU, this time with a Master of Art's in Education, with a focus in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She serves as one of the Counselor's at the Academy and is greatly looking forward to meeting all students, both new and returning. One of her main focuses for her work with students is wellness and self-esteem. Chelsee places a high value on exploring and maintaining ones self-esteem and this will be continually integrated in her work with students.
Outside of Gatton, Chelsee enjoys spending time with her husband, Courtney, and their two dogs, Louie and Migo. She also enjoys attending WKU sporting events as well as participating in competitive horseback riding competitions across the nation with her horse, Cash. She began horseback riding at the age of 4 and values this time as one of her primary self-care activities. In addition to horseback riding, Chelsee also loves spending time outdoors, going out to eat at local restaurants and traveling . She is very excited to meet with current and future Gatton Academy students and their families and she can be reached for questions, comments or concerns anytime through email or phone.