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