Kelli is a licensed clinician with a master’s degree in social work. She completed her graduate degree from Washburn University in 2000 and her undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 1998. Kelli has significant experience working in the child welfare system with both biological families as well as adoptive families. Kelli’s professional work experience has allowed her the opportunity to work with clients who have experienced familial problems related to parenting issues, addiction, domestic violence, and trauma.
Kelli utilizes a strengths-based, client-centered approach to connect with her clients and establish a safe space for healing to take place. She can help her clients work through difficult situations they may be experiencing and can also address mental health struggles caused by a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. Kelli uses a variety of clinical theory practices and understands the importance of identifying the individual needs of each of her clients.
In addition to her role as a therapist, Kelli is also married and the mother of 7 children. She has volunteered as a crisis pregnancy counselor and is an active member of her parish.