Meet Dr. Chalon L. Ervin

Dr. Ervin is a clinical psychologist based in Seattle, Washington.

Originally from Seattle, Dr. Chalon L. Ervin's career as a mental health professional stems from her time as an undergraduate at Spelman College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Upon graduating from Spelman, she went on to obtain her Doctor of Psychology at Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.


Although Dr. Ervin has treated a diverse range of patients and disorders, much of her clinical work has centered on veterans and trauma recovery. Her past positions include the Atlanta VA Medical Center, West Virginia's Huntington VA, and Washington's Puget  Sound VAMC.  Regarding her "couch-side manner," Dr. Ervin has been praised for lending a patient and attentive ear as she accompanies clients on their optimal wellness journey.


Aside from treating patients, Dr. Ervin is an active member of the mental health awareness movement. From her practice, Dr. Ervin has witnessed  the harmful stigmas surrounding mental illness and their ability to isolate our loved ones. In 2018, Dr. Ervin participated in a three-part series on Bellevue's 91.3 KBCS where she discussed misperceptions on mental health amongst communities of color. 


Passionate about mental health and community, Dr. Ervin has shared her expertise at various venues including, seminars, nonprofits, churches, and  conferences. If you are interested in booking Dr. Ervin as a speaker for your next event, please contact her. 


Outside of the office, Dr. Ervin enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.


Areas of Expertise


  • Anxiety
  • Athletic Transition
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Veterans
  • Women’s Issues
  • Work-related Stress


Dr. Ervin is a skilled psychologist trained to provide clients with mental health assessments, diagnosis, treatment, and strategies for for positive behavior changes. If you don't see a condition that desscribes your concerns, it doesn't mean Dr. Ervin can't help.


Make an informed decision about your mental wellness today by scheduling a free 30-minute phone consultation with Dr. Ervin. This is your no-obligation chance to familiarize with Dr. Ervin and learn more about her services.

Dr. Chalon L. Ervin, Psy. D. is a mental health awareness advocate and licensed psychologist.
Dr. Chalon L. Ervin, Psy. D. is a mental health awareness advocate and licensed psychologist.

Education & Training

Education

Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Georgia School of Professional Psychology

Atlanta, Georgia


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia

Postdoctoral Training

VA Puget Sound Health Care System - American Lake Division

Puget Sound, Washington

Predoctoral Training

Huntington VA Medical Center

Huntington, West Virginia



Awards & Recognition

October 2015

2015 Award Recipient, Woman of Style and Substance

National Council of Negro Women: Seattle Chapter

March 2015

2015 Honoree, Annual Black Press Breakfast

The Seattle Medium