Chiara Mesia is originally from Peru but has called Minnesota her home since 2004. Spanish is her native language, and she also speaks English fluently. Chiara identifies as a cis, straight, immigrant, Latina, or Latinx woman of color. She enjoys working with people individually, offering empathy and support, promoting insight, and working collaboratively to achieve goals. Chiara has a strengths-based, person-centered, compassionate approach. She strives to understand people's experiences within their unique context while working together on developing new ways to cope, processing difficult experiences, and developing a greater sense of self-compassion and empowerment. Chiara also considers larger community and social issues and how they impact our experience.
MSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Master of Social Work, University of Minnesota 2006