Adjunct Lecturer

Chantelle Doswell

Chantelle Doswell, LCSW, is a clinical supervisor at Esperanza NY. Esperanza, a community based alternative to incarceration program, provides both casework and family/individual counseling services to teens in the criminal justice system and their families. She also acts as Esperanza’s post-program completion coordinator; facilitating connections to voluntary pro-social programming for youth after their mandated services end. Experienced in working with multi-problem youth and families with complex needs and chronic trauma/stress; Chantelle has used a variety of counseling techniques to promote the health, empowerment and well-being of her clients. She is trained in EMDR (as well as A-Tip, EMD & EMDr), Narrative Therapy, CBT, Mindfulness and Breath-work, Family Systems Therapy, Hip-Hop Therapy, and Dance/Movement Trauma Work. Chantelle has worked to provide responsive and integrative therapy that also incorporates her love of singing, rapping, and writing. She is working to set a standard of evidence-based mental health treatment that is accessible, holistic, anti-racist and non-oppressive.