About Hope Ignited

our mission

Our mission is to provide licensed clinicians, organizations, agencies, and other helping professionals with research- based education, training, and subject matter expertise on trauma-informed and trauma-specific practices.

Founder & Creative Director

Chelsea Haverly


Meet Chelsea

Chelsea Haverly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) and is the Creative Director of Hope Ignited and the Co-Founder of Anchored Hope Therapy, LLC. Chelsea majored in Psychology at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York and received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Chelsea has a Masters Certificate from Cornell University, Johnson School of Business Management, in the Psychology of Business. Chelsea has worked in an array of business environments and manages a thriving psychotherapy private practice in Annapolis, Maryland. Chelsea specializes in Trauma-informed organizational change management, creating safe & secure work environments, and managing complex change at the personal, professional and interpersonal levels.

Chelsea is able to be effective in many roles and specializes in identifying key factors that are keeping people “stuck” in unhelpful patterns. Both clinically and within business management, Chelsea works to identify how people can work better and more effectively in order to ultimately take care of themselves and function optimally at the individual level, at work, and interpersonally. Chelsea utilizes her training as a social worker to identify the many factors that impact our decision making, productivity, and self-care strategies.  She is passionate in coaching others on how to shore up personal and professional boundaries to sustain our internal flame.

Chelsea’s Areas of Clinical Expertise:

Survivors of Human Trafficking

Survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (children and adults)

Adolescent & Adult survivors of physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect

Somatization of Trauma

Brain-Based Psychotherapy for Trauma

Trauma Bonding

Betrayal Trauma

Self-Injurious Behaviors/Harm Reduction

Depression and Anxiety

Dissociative Disorders

Vicarious Traumatization

Professional Burnout

First Responder Support

Meet Our Consultants

Emily Young, LCSW-C, NSCA-CPT

Trauma-Informed Personal Trainer
Emily’s professional career as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional grounds her from a unique foundational perspective to train other personal trainers to become skilled in assessing trauma and becoming a Trauma-Informed Personal Trainer.

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