Celina Chelala, LICSW, LCSW-C 

Title: Mental Health Therapist

Education: Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work; Master’s in Health Promotion from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; BA in Cultural Anthropology from Vassar College 

Language(s): English, Spanish 

Celina Chelala joined Mary’s Center as a mental health therapist in July 2018. Ms. Chelala is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, D.C. and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland. She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is of Lebanese and Basque descent. She grew up in New York and has been living in DC since 1999. Ms. Chelala enjoys yoga, meditation, cooking, reading, and writing. She is thrilled to be a member of the Behavioral Health Department.