M.Ed., Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Louisville
Doctoral Candidate, Counseling Psychology, University of Louisville
Kelsea’s areas of professional interest include working with student athletes, eating concerns, improving interpersonal relationships, intimacy concerns, and anxiety disorders. Her research interests focus on the relationship between disordered eating behaviors and symptoms of depression.
Approach to Therapy
Kelsea utilizes an integrative approach rooted in interpersonal process. She values a collaborative relationship built on trust and mutual goals. Kelsea also emphasizes the concept of self-compassion in her clinical work.
Approach to Supervision
Much like the therapeutic alliance, Kelsea places an emphasis on developing trust and a sense of safety in the supervisory relationship. Kelsea utilizes a developmental model that addresses the supervisee’s needs, goals, and skill level, with the intention of the trainee developing more autonomy over time. She encourages self-reflection and exploring the trainee’s use of self in the therapy room.
Approach to Wellness
Kelsea enjoys spending time with her friends and family, exercising, exploring new restaurants, listening to new playlists on Spotify, and golfing.
She is a member of APAGS and APA divisions 17 and 35.