PhD, Kent State University; MSEd, BA, Youngstown State University

Research Interests

Leadership in counselor education; counseling supervision; ethics and legal issues; reflective teaching practices; trauma


Dr. Kelly is the clinical director at Turning Point Counseling Services, a large community mental health center in Ohio. She has practiced as a professional clinical counselor for eight years and as a supervisor of counselors and counseling students for five years. Dr. Kelly enjoys engaging in professional services initiatives and is actively involved on committees for the American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, and Chi Sigma Iota. She continues to publish in counseling journals and presents at professional conferences.