Dr. Kelly Nelson, MA, PsyD

Dr. Kelly Nelson, MA, PsyD
Doctoral Psychology Graduate

Kelly graduated with her doctorate degree in counseling psychology in May 2020 from the University of St. Thomas. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at University of Nevada – Las Vegas and is now working toward become a licensed psychologist at CSSM. Kelly primarily works with adolescents and adults, providing both individual therapy and psychological assessment. Kelly has clinical experience working in both community mental health and college/university counseling settings, providing group, individual, behavioral health, and crisis counseling. She has experience working with a multitude of presenting concerns including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, mood-related difficulties, relational issues, substance abuse, trauma, complex physical health issues, and ADHD. Areas of particular interest include: intimate partner violence, anxiety, chronic pain, and psychological assessment. Kelly believes that a strong alliance and therapeutic relationship built on a foundation of trust and security will provide the best results. Her goal is to empower her clients and collaboratively work to identify the most beneficial strategies to forge a path of continued and future success.