Lee Ann Kelly
Lee Kelley is excited to serve as a contract counselor at Allison and Associates. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and is also working toward becoming a Registered Play Therapist. She earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2019 and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Texas in 2011. She has over four years of experience as an investigator with Child Protective Services, which motivated her to pursue a counseling degree.
Lee has worked in a variety of settings providing counseling to a diverse group of clients. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families with issues related to anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, substance use, parenting, divorce, and mental illness, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Most recently, Lee served as a case manager on an assertive community treatment team for adult clients with mental illness, teaching coping skills and providing crisis management. Her other experience includes providing counseling to adolescents attending Boerne ISD schools, co-facilitating psychoeducational groups for adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system, and working with children and teens with special needs.
Lee’s personal theoretical framework is Gestalt therapy, which emphasizes that the whole of anything is greater than its parts. This approach encourages clients to focus on the present and understand what is happening in their lives. Lee uses a variety of interventions including mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and strength-based strategies. Lee supports and empowers people to achieve self-awareness and reach their therapeutic goals.
In her downtime, Lee loves listening to music, watching horror movies, and trying out new vegan dishes.
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