Kellie is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with more than five years of experience working in school, residential and outpatient treatment settings providing crisis intervention and individual and family therapy. Kellie gained both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work through Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She has a background in being a part of multidisciplinary teams offering person-centered, and trauma-informed approaches. Her personal theoretic orientation involves unconditional positive regard and having a collaborative partnership, where an individual can be empowered through their inherent strengths. She specializes in addressing challenges such as anxiety, depression and trauma through solution-focused work, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness training. She believes all individuals have the opportunity for growth and that everyone should have access to mental health care, especially during critical life transitions. In her free time, Kellie enjoys staying active and spending time outdoors.
Vida Clinic specializes in school-based mental health and provides a range of services that include individual, family, and group counseling; teacher training and consultation groups; school-wide workshops and trauma-informed culture building.