Areas of Professional Interest
In the midst of the serious work of therapy, Kelly uses hope, joy, and humor to show her clients a renewed enthusiasm for life. Kelly has special training and interest in working with people of all ages that have suffered from trauma. Kelly has taken extensive course work in attachment and bonding, adult play therapy, sand tray therapy and internal family system therapy.
Prior to her work at Noonday, Kelly worked at the Cherokee Etowah Dekalb (CED) Community Mental Health Center as the children and adolescent coordinator. While at the CED, she performed in-home therapy for at risk children and supervised counselors across three counties. Kelly has also worked in private practice.
Years of experience working with children, teens and young adults has given Kelly a strong desire to help young people find purpose, hope, and healing, even in the midst of their struggles. Working collaboratively with individuals and their families, she hopes to be a vessel in helping them reach their goals, discover grace, find redemption, experience forgiveness, and realize the power of change available to them through Christ.
Kelly holds a master’s degree in social work form the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Jacksonville State University
Kelly and her husband, David, have been married for more than 30 years. The have a son, daughter-in-law and a grandson. Kelly enjoys photography, travel and spending time with her family.