Amanda Chahalis, LCSW

Family and Community Medicine

    About me

    Amanda Chahalis is a licensed clinical social worker with the Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Amanda previously worked with children and adolescents in school settings for over a decade, providing counseling, case management, and coordination for students with special needs, before transitioning to her current role as a geriatric social worker. As the clinic's social worker, she uses evidence based clinical treatments and prioritizes interdisciplinary consultation in order to provide patient's with the best care possible.

    Trauma focused therapy
    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    Dialectical Behavior Therapy 



    Education & training

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    Graduate Degree
    MA, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
    MSW, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    BA, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
    Trauma Based Behavioral Health, SIU, Carbondale IL