Kelli earned a Bachelor’s degree from Wheelock College and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College through the advanced standing program.
Throughout her career, Kelli has worked as a residential counselor, therapist, and mental health generalist. She has experience managing and building young adult programming, grant writing, and resource building. She uses grassroots efforts to engage young people in the community by attending community events and using marketing strategies designed for young people.
Kelli is passionate about destigmatizing mental health, assessing and reducing barriers in the mental health system, and supporting the workforce to reduce burnout.
She holds certifications in My life My Choice facilitation, Providers Council Clinical Supervision, Trauma Focused CBT, Breathing Retraining for Psychosis, and CRAFFT suicide assessment for young people.
In her free time, Kelli spends time watching her kids compete in sports and dance, hiking, and listening to true crime podcasts.