I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. I have developed the skill set and expertise of working many areas under the umbrella of mental health management such as: depression, anxiety, family relationships/conflict, parenting, abuse/neglect, and life transitions. I have had substantial success with providing counseling to victims of domestic violence.
My goal as a therapist is to make you feel comfortable, tap into your personal essence, and empower you through the process. I find passion in being able to connect with clients on a level defined by them, allowing me to delve deep into their problems/concerns, and help to provide well-suited solutions. My counseling style is compassionate, warm, empathetic, results-oriented, non-judgmental, and behaviorally focused. Ensuring that clients develop a stronger healthier sense of self, gain a sense of meaning in life, recognize problems, understand triggers, and modify their behaviors is my primary focus with every client. Moreover, my experiences have enhanced my therapy applications in various domains of Cognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, and Humanistic (Person-Centered, Solution Focus Brief Therapy) that focuses on the individual’s strengths. I will incorporate a variety of therapeutic principles to meet your specific needs.
It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling life and to take the first steps towards a change. Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. I am ready to meet you where you are , when you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.
I look forward to working with you!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
I also have experience in Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder
LCSW #C007519 (Expires: 2019-06-30)
Kelly is a very good listener and always approachable. I feel like I came to her for a solution to my worries and she’s made me really think, and assist me in solving troubles myself.
This was my first time to try "online counselling" and I am glad that I had Ms. Kelly. She responds to your messages almost right away. If she doesn't hear from you for a couple of days, she just send a message to check you in to see everything is OK. She is a good listener and gives you very useful techniques/suggestions to calm yourself. She is not a typical counsellor that just listens. She gives you good advice to deal with situations. I feel I can trust her, and she actually cares for me which I really appreciate. Thank you, Ms. Kelly!! You are making differences.
Kelly was my first ever Therapist. She is a great listener and she almost glides you in a way where you rely on your own intuition to figure problems out. She was extremely professional and went beyond her normal duties to ensure I was well taken care of.
Her ability to continue conversations seamlessly is so top notch and I recommend her to anyone.
When I started BetterHelp, I didn’t know what to say to Kelly at first. I just said anything I came up with in my head, and was wondering if my problem was properly conveyed to Kelly. I think she found out my issue and helped me to deal with it.
Most of all, I highly recommend her as your counselor if you want to get quick responses from your counselor. I got her answer normally every day. I felt like she was just there for me.
Thank you Kelly!
Kelly has been great for me so far. Didn't take her long to identify what my actual issues are and it has been very productive for me. I find it easy to ask her for advice and thoughts on issues.
Kelly is extremely insightful. I instantly felt comfortable opening up to her and felt that she knew me very well within a short period of time. She helps me to structure my thoughts and to give me a positive outlook.
Kelly has been very helpful since I began corresponding with her. She responds promptly to any message I send, and is very good at being professional and also making me feel comfortable. This experience has been so much better than any other therapy I have received. Thanks Kelly, and thanks to Better Help for creating this amazing service!