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  Education and Experience

My Credentials & Training:

• MA in Counseling Psychology, St. Mary’s College of Moraga
• BA in Psychology, Sonoma State University
• Licensed Marriage, Family & Child Counselor - California License MFC 34453
• Member of CAMFT - The California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists

Kelly regularly takes coursework and continuing education in a wide variety of clinical topics to increase and update her knowledge base and experiential learning opportunities.

Past Employment Includes:
• School Counselor, St. Francis K-8 School
• Art Therapist, Sutter Children’s Bereavement Art Group
• Bereavement Therapist, Sutter Hospice
• High Risks Youth Counselor, Social Advocates for Youth


• Weekly Columnist in Sacramento Bee and Contra Costa Times Newspapers, “Teen Talk”

• Guest Interview on Various Radio Stations, including FM 102 and Capital Public Radio

• Channel 31- Guest Interview on Parent/Teen Communication… Good Morning Sacramento TV Show

• Capital Public Radio - Expert on Teenagers and Text Messaging

• Keynote Speaker for Loretto High School Wellness Day 2009 

• 3 part series on "Parenting Your Teenager"- Wilson C. Riles MIddle School

• January 2015- Guest Speaker NCL Davis Chapter

• February 2015 Teacher Inservice on Bullying to Vista Del Lago High School

• February 2015 World of Teenagers Parent Presentation for Folsom Middle School and Vista Del Lago High School

• March 2015 - Keynote Speaker for Strive For Strength Conference

• April 2015 - Facilitated and Speaker at teenage girls retreat - Free to Be Me