Kelly Gerhardt RPC, B.Ed. M.Ed
Kelly has over 10 years of experience working with individuals and their families who are experiencing challenges. She is known for her candid and straight forward nature. She works with her clients to help create positive and lasting change through active goal setting. Kelly has a degree in Education, a Post-Degree Certificate in Special Education and Educational Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Special Education and Educational Psychology. Kelly is trained to work with individuals and different types of unique family structures.
Kelly discovered her interest, ability and passion for counselling and mental health early in her teaching career, working with children and families with a variety of needs. Since then, she has gone on to work with children, teens and families in private counselling, foster care, hospitals and several public school divisions. Kelly has developed a methodology for transition planning and goal setting for those who want to make positive changes in their lives.
Kelly’s combination of experience in reactionary treatment, problem-solving, intervention plans, as well as preventative work, has helped her to think critically and holistically about the challenges people face in their lives. Kelly coaches her clients in a trusting environment to work through life’s obstacles while sustaining a healthy lifestyle that creates lasting change.
Kelly provides counselling for those dealing with:
- Parental Concerns
- Parent/Child Conflict
- Trauma and Related Disorders
- Depression and Mood Disorders
- Behavioural Disorders
- Goal-setting and Achievement
- Life Coaching
- Stress Management
- Conflict, Mediation and Skill building
- Self awareness/Self-exploration
- Anger Management
- Communication Skills
- Divorce Recovery for Children
- High Conflict Divorce Solutions/New Ways for Families
- Couples Counselling
- Marriage Preparation
- Grief and Loss
- Critical Incidents
When Kelly is not working with her clients, helping them create positive lasting changes, you will find her travelling, spending time outside or with her two labs.