Kelly Kneece, LPC

Kelly Kneece, LPC (she/her)

Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a master’s degree in mental health counseling from OSU, Cascades. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), through the National Board of Counselors. Prior to this, she completed her bachelor’s in biology from Sonoma State University, CA.

Kelly’s philosophy centers around the uniqueness of individuals, the importance of connection, and the certainty that all of us at some point struggle.  Her approach is client-centered and collaborative. She believes our individual personality, cultural background, biology, past experiences and beliefs lead us to move through the world in unique ways. Kelly works to help clients make changes in their life by creating a safe and welcoming space where people can explore their concerns, gain insights and develop skills. She helps clients learn about and connect with themselves and others from a place of compassion.

Kelly works with adults, couples, teens, and families. She has experience in many areas including: depression, anxiety, stress-reduction, communication, relationship challenges, past trauma, grief, family conflict, career difficulties and other challenging situations. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and incorporates other modalities into her practice such as Internal Family Systems (IFS), motivational interviewing (MI), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), as well as mindfulness-based techniques and components of Psychobiological Approach to Couples Counseling (PACT).