Chelsea Valdivia

Clinical Research Coordinator

Chelsea Valdivia is the clinical research coordinator for the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University. She received her master’s degree from Boston University in counseling, with a concentration in sports psychology. She was a mental health counseling intern at Riverside Day Treatment, leading therapy groups with chronically ill adults. She also interned at Boston University’s Student-Athlete Support Services as an academic advisor. Valdivia received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and family & child sciences from Florida State University. During this time, she was a research assistant for the Social Psychology department on a study that examined jealousy and aggression in romantic relationships. She also worked on a study within the Sports Psychology department that looked at the effects of acute bouts of exercise on executive functioning.

Team: Research Team