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Kelley Giannetti provides therapy services for Mental Health Counseling, Marriage Counseling, and Family Therapy

Our counseling approach is collaborative in utilizing client identified strengths and past success stories for growth and change. My clinical psychotherapy and counseling experience has been with a culturally diverse population. We meet our clients where they are and without judgment. 


Courageous Living Counseling Services, LLC                Gilbertsville, PA

Private Practice Partner and Counselor (January 2012 – present)

  • Theoretical orientation:psychodynamic and ecological systems approach

  • Therapy modalities practiced:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),Client-Centered , Mindfulness, and Couples Counseling (communication theory, family system dynamics, emotional focused therapy (EFT))

  • Psychological concerns addressed: anxiety, mood disorders, trauma exposure, behavioral problems (child/adolescent), identity formation, lifespan changes and relationship problems

  • Administratively manage the business.Responsibilities include: standardizing forms and procedures to document client relationship and progress notes, developing business plan, electronic insurance claims processing, monthly accounting and marketing/community outreach.

  • Provide Mindfulness in the Workplace seminars to businesses, non-profits, schools and healthcare facilities

  • Provide personally tailored LPC licensure supervision


Creative Health Services                                                     Pottstown, PA         Psychotherapist  (August 2008 – present)            

  • Completed over 7000 clinical hours conducting therapy and counseling services, to a culturally diverse population ages 8 to 65, using the Recovery Model for treatment planning

  • Therapy modalities practiced:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Structural Family Therapy, Recovery Model: Solutions-Focused

  • Psychological concerns addressed: anxiety, mood disorders, trauma exposure, eating disorders, schizoaffective, behavioral problems (child/adolescent), identity formation, lifespan changes and relationship problems

  • Statistically analyze outcome measures and publish charts/reports for agency directors

  • Investigate, recommend and implement psychometric assessments for outcomes tracking


New Hanover United Methodist Church                      Gilbertsville, PA

Lay Pastor  (September 2004 – March 2009)

  • Managed biweekly team meetings and training of apprentices

  • Volunteered an average of 12 hours per week providing pastoral care to congregants in need

  • Coordinated special events for spiritual and emotional healing

  • Prepared and delivered meals to families with health stressors or newborn baby


Home                                                                                        Gilbertsville, PA

Primary caregiver for my two preschool age children (July 2001 – September 2004)


Music Choice                                                                          Horsham, PA

Director, New Business Development  (January 1999 – July 2001)

  • Managed development and launch of Music Choice interactive TV product

  • Supervised the engineering department

  • Executed development contracts with technology and software companies

  • Named co-inventor on patent for the product

Senior Marketing Manager  (October 1995 – January 1999)

  • Provided sales strategy and installation support for delivery of Music Choice and DirecTV services to commercial accounts (restaurants, retail, hotels)

  • Led the development team for audio ad-insertion delivered via satellite to retail locations


AMP Incorporated (Tyco)                                    Harrisburg, PA

Senior Business Analyst (December 1993 – October 1995)

  • Worked with executive finance team on business plans and 5 year strategic plans

  • Managed a $4 million facility renovation of office and manufacturing space at AMP Piezo film

Industrial Engineer  (August 1990 – December 1993)

  • Developed or revised electronic assembly processes to improve productivity and to meet ISO 9000 reliability standards at both domestic and global manufacturing sites

  • Recruited as one of eight rotational engineers, an intensive placement training program



Chestnut Hill College

Master of Science, Clinical & Counseling Psychology  (August 2009)

Cumulative G.P.A. 4.0


Lehigh University

Master of Business Administration  (January 1998)


Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering  (August 1990)


Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association

Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honor Society)




Chelle Carlson provides therapy services for Mental Health Counseling, Marriage Counseling, and Family Therapy

Life can be hard. Much like our physical health, our mental, emotional and spiritual health are vulnerable to stress. As professional counselors, We are specifically trained to develop collaborative relationships built on trust and mutual respect to assist you in living a happier, more satisfying life.
Our clinical experience has been with people of various cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds, religious traditions, and sexual orientations. Our approach includes Christian Counseling, Solution-Focused, Family Systems, and Cognitive Behavioral interventions. Combining your strengths with our skill and support, we will nurture understanding of self, foster insight into how problems develop, and assist in creating solutions and positive coping skills.
We work well helping people with anxiety and panic, depression and sadness, spiritual concerns, effects of trauma and abuse, relationship differences, grief and loss, anger, parenting problems, social awkwardness, communication problems, conflict avoidance, impulsive and compulsive behavior, and adjusting to life transitions.



Courageous Living Counseling Services, LLC, Pottstown, PA                    2012—Present

Licensed Professional Counselor and Operating Partner

  • Launched private counseling practice with partner to provide ethical, evidence-based counseling to individuals, couples, and families struggling with relationships, emotional and mental health issues, and general life stressors

  • Work to develop collaborative relationships built on trust and mutual respect with clients to assist them in accomplishing life-changing goals

  • Utilize Christian Counseling, Solution Focused, and Cognitive Behavioral interventions to nurture client’s understanding of self, foster insight into how problems develop, and assist in creating solutions and positive coping skills


Creative Health Services, Inc., Pottstown, PA                                          2012—2015

Mental Health Outpatient Therapist

  • Provided individual, couple, and family counseling services in community mental health agency developing evidenced-based treatment plans that were strength-based, recovery-oriented, and tailored to the specific needs of the client


CKD Inc., Pottstown, PA                                                                                        2000—2012

Business Manager

  • Assisted National Sales Manager of successful, family-operated adhesive packaging and consulting distributor to the manufactured home market


AMETEK, Inc., Paoli, PA                                                                                        1984—2000

Director, Marketing Communications

  • Sixteen years of increasing responsibility for $1 billion global manufacturing company; promoted from Communications Manager, Investor and Public Relations to turnaround Marketing Communications; successfully reorganized group to effectively serve 32 operating divisions and the corporate headquarters with advertising, graphics, product publicity, trade show support, and Internet services; established strategic direction, including downsizing staff, outsourcing services, and developing and implementing standards for the Corporate identity and product brands




Biblical Seminary, Hatfield, PA

Certificate in Advanced Professional Counseling    2013

MA in Counseling  2012

Montgomery County Community College, Bluebell, Pa  2008

Continuing Education Life Coaching


James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 1982                                       

BA in Social Work


Professional Affiliations


American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

Chelle Carlson, LPC, AACC



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