Therapist Profile

Name:
Erin M. Kelly, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
95 N. Marengo Ave. Ste 100 Pasadena, CA 91101 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(626) 585-8075 x104
Email:
Website:
License Number
MFC46710
Practicing Since:
2006
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
For the past ten years, I have been helping children, adolescents, young adults and families develop the skills they need to reduce their suffering. In my work across demographics, I developed a strong passion for helping girls and young women navigate social, emotional and societal challenges. I have worked extensively with adolescents and young women and their families to create space for alternative perspectives, in the midst of ideas that appear to be quite opposite. Since becoming intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), I look at therapy as a balancing act—accepting what is and asking for change simultaneously. This parallels the ideas that so often become polarized in families with one person pushing another to change their ways and the other person requesting that they accept them as they are. In coming to a place of balance, I have found that many families and adolescents increase their ability to effectively communicate, negotiate, and engage with one another. When there is space for this to occur, many problems are solved. DBT incorporates mindfulness in which I have a strong interest. I utilize its techniques both personally and professionally.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Friday Flexible hours Evening appointments available
Services
Individual and Family Therapy Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults
Insurance
Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
B.A. Psychology, Occidental College 2003 M.A. Psychology, Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy, Phillips Graduate Institute 2006

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Bi-Polar
Childhood Trauma
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Other
Parenting
PsychoEducational
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Narrative
Certifications
Completed 10 day Intensive DBT Training through Behavioral Tech
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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