Charleston Pediatric Psychology
Charleston Pediatric Psychology

About

Dr. Chelsea Oswald

About

Chelsea Grimsley Oswald, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist.  Dr. Oswald completed her undergraduate studies at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina where she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology. She continued her education at The Citadel Graduate College where she received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling. During her graduate training at The Citadel Graduate College, she completed clinical rotations at College of Charleston’s Counseling Center and the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center. Following completion of her Master’s degree, she was employed at Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health as a therapist on the child and adolescent inpatient unit.

Dr. Oswald then pursued additional graduate studies at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University – Atlanta where she obtained her Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. During her doctorate training, Dr. Oswald completed clinical rotations and research at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Oswald completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship within the Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program in the Department of Behavioral Psychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Throughout her internship and fellowship, Dr. Oswald’s clinical role focused on providing inpatient consultation and liaison services to children and adolescents diagnosed with chronic health conditions, with or without intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families as well as outpatient therapy and specialty clinic-based psychology services. Her clinical work included provision of services to promote coping and adjustment among youth with a variety of medical conditions including sickle cell disease, concussion, solid-organ transplant, chronic pain, diabetes, oncology disorders, brain injuries and complex medical conditions. Dr. Oswald has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults undergoing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, behavior problems, academic difficulties and stress management. Dr. Oswald also has experience providing biofeedback and behavioral pain management interventions. Dr. Oswald is a member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology and the American Psychological Association.

After completing her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Oswald returned home to Charleston, South Carolina and opened Charleston Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Oswald is passionate about working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families to provide general child and specialized pediatric psychology services.  

 

                               Dr. Chelsea Oswald

                              Dr. Chelsea Oswald