Kelly Sauer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience working with kids, adolescents, adults, parents, and families. Some specific behaviors she addresses are as follows: Depression, Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem, Juvenile Justice Involvement, Crisis Intervention, Oppositional Defiant, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Kelly has experience in Intensive In-home Family Therapy, Autism Day-Treatment and, couples counseling. Kelly is also a certified Trauma Focused CBT therapist. Kelly uses evidenced based approaches such as motivational interviewing, eco-system family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy.
Kelly is passionate in walking alongside clients on their unique life journey, while supporting and encouraging them to meet their goals. She aims to empower clients and families by not just focusing on the problem, but on the entirety of their surrounding environment. A collaborative treatment plan will be created based on the initial assessment and continual input as additional issues arise. She believes an open and honest communication between counselor and client is imperative to a successful therapeutic relationship.
In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her dogs (Winston and Miska), reading, and playing games and sports with her friends.