Kelly graduated with her doctorate degree in counseling psychology in May 2020 from the University of St. Thomas. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at University of Nevada – Las Vegas and is now working toward become a licensed psychologist at CSSM. Kelly primarily works with adolescents and adults, providing both individual therapy and psychological assessment. Kelly has clinical experience working in both community mental health and college/university counseling settings, providing group, individual, behavioral health, and crisis counseling. She has experience working with a multitude of presenting concerns including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, mood-related difficulties, relational issues, substance abuse, trauma, complex physical health issues, and ADHD. Areas of particular interest include: intimate partner violence, anxiety, chronic pain, and psychological assessment. Kelly believes that a strong alliance and therapeutic relationship built on a foundation of trust and security will provide the best results. Her goal is to empower her clients and collaboratively work to identify the most beneficial strategies to forge a path of continued and future success.
Dr. Kelly Nelson, MA, PsyD