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Dr. Chelsea Hetherington, Ph.D.

Psychology Lead

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About Chelsea

Chelsea is a developmental psychologist, writer, coach, and consultant. She works to bridge the gap between research and practice by creating materials and resources that communicate the latest cutting-edge research for parents, caregivers, and practitioners.

Chelsea worked as a laboratory coordinator, research and evaluation specialist, and professional writer before founding Chelsea Hetherington Coaching, and is currently working as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ph.D. Child Psychology, University of Minnesota.
  • M.A Child Psychology, University of Minnesota.
  • BA Psychology, University of Michigan.
  • Associate Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation.
  • ICF Member Badge, International Coaching Federation.

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise

Dr. Chelsea Hetherington is the lead expert advisor and writer for the Psychology section of FamilyEducation.

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