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Kelsey Scanlan, PhD, LPCC-S (they/them) is a queer, non-binary, plus-size, white, neurodivergent, licensed professional clinical counselor with a supervisory designation. They work primarily with teens and adults surrounding issues of gender and sexuality but have experience in helping clients from a wide variety of backgrounds and presenting challenges. They obtained their PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision from Adams State University in 2023, their MS from Wright State University in 2016, and their BA from The Ohio State University in 2012. They practice, teach, and supervise primarily from person-centered and feminist theories with a trauma-informed approach. They also incorporate techniques and practices from other modalities as appropriate, including Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).


Along with counseling, Kelsey enjoys providing education to medical, mental health, and teaching professionals. They have presented at national, state, and regional conferences on LGBTQ+ issues and counseling techniques, have held independent CE events on LGBTQ+ issues, and have provided education to middle- and high-school educators regarding LGBTQ+ youth. They currently also work as clinical faculty at Adams State University. 


Outside of work, Kelsey enjoys taking care of their zoo of pets, including dogs, cats, chickens, and a ball python. They also enjoy reading, being outdoors, and traveling. 


Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board License #: E.1800869-SUPV

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