“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” — Carl Rogers
Kiely works with families, adults, adolescents, and children of all ages, and she has a special interest in working with clients suffering from anxiety and anxiety related disorders. She has experience utilizing play therapy techniques, and she is currently working towards achieving her Registered Play Therapist (RPT) credential. Kiely strives overall to be client-centered and collaborative in her approach, meeting you where you are in an empathic, nonjudgmental way.
Kiely holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development from Texas Christian University (TCU) and Master of Education and Master of Arts degrees in Mental Health Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University.
During her graduate school practicum, Kiely worked with preschool age children and their families at a Head Start location in Queens, NY in addition to providing adult career and personal counseling at Columbia University’s Dean Hope Center. She also volunteered during her time at TCU as a grief support group facilitator for middle school age children at the WARM Place in Fort Worth, TX.
MA, M.Ed., LPC, CCTP
Therapy Practice areas:
- Child Centered Play Therapy Level 1
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
- Theraplay Level 1 Trained
- Safe Sound Protocol (SSP) Certified
Safe Sound Protocol (SSP) Certified