Kelly’s experience consists of children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families from many different backgrounds. She uses evidence-based methods with a central focus on relationships, self-care, and healthy coping skills. Many people seek therapy because they are feeling stressed, anxious, sad and depressed, or are unhappy in their relationship's. Kelly approaches therapy with an open, non-judgmental stance. Therapy is more than simply listening. She will actively listen, reflect, and challenge you to grow. Kelly will see your strengths and help you build on them. She believes through a safe and trusting partnership - change can happen. Kelly will listen to your personal and relational goals and help you on your path.
Kelly Evans has been working in the mental health field for fifteen years; working in outpatient therapy with individuals, couples, and families for the past six years. Before that, she was providing individual and family therapy to children, teenagers, and their parents in their homes. Kelly also has worked with people with traumatic brain injuries and their families and caregivers. She worked with men who struggle with issues of sexuality both individually and in group therapy settings. Kelly is skilled and experienced working with people who struggle with co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency. She has many years of experience treating anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and bi-polar disorder. Kelly is a strong ally to the LGBTQ community and works with many people who are a part of this community.
Kelly Evans earned a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a Clinical Fellow with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and a member of Minnesota Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Kelly is a Board-Approved Clinical Supervisor and also offers supervision to therapists in training.
On a personal note, Kelly is married with two sons. She loves to spend time with her family, specifically outdoors. She enjoys all kinds of music. Kelly grew up in Upstate NY and moved to the midwest at the end of high school. She enjoys exploring the city and trying new restaurants.
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"I believe our relationships are essential to our health and overall well-being."