I am licensed in Alaska with over three years of professional work experience. I am a certified grief educator, certified as a clinical trauma professional, and certified in dialectical behavioral therapy. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, medical trauma, depression, addiction, and coping with grief and loss.
I believe that you are the expert of your story and have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage, and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Cancer, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Sexual Assault and Abuse
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy
AK LCSW 203245
I’ve struggled to find a compatible therapist for a few years now. Kelly has been the first one who I instantly felt comfortable with and very validated by! She has made the stress of finding a new therapist disappear and I’m grateful to have found her while she was available! I will always recommend her to people like myself.
Written on May 17, 2023 after therapy with Kelly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and
Kelly has been a great therapist. She is supportive and a great listener. Kelly challenges my mind to think more about exactly what it is that I am having issues with. So far, I am having great therapy sessions with Kelly.
Written on May 14, 2023 after therapy with Kelly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd