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Since the age of five I have been intrigued by names. Frieda, a spirited lady who helped raise me, shared the importance of knowing the meaning of your name. We discovered Kelly means “brave warrior.” The term warrior still astounds me and what it means to be a warrior. Throughout my journey from childhood to adulthood, I have embodied the meaning of Kelly by challenging myself and energetically focusing on helping others discover their inner strength and wisdom. In personal and professional environments, my role involves inspiring individuals with the courage to combat negativity, become comfortable inside their own skin, foster healthy relationships, and explore their sense of purpose in this lifetime.



It is amazing to look back and see where my love for coaching began. For most of my childhood and teenage years, I went to the gym three times every week for rhythmic gymnastics practice. Rhythmic Gymnastics was my safe place to express myself freely. My coach Charlene is an absolute gem and I credit her for helping me grow up confidently with a deep sense of self-trust. This gym is also where I coached young gymnasts and I would consider my first job to be in the realm of coaching.
I am a dedicated therapist and coach with over 15 years of leadership experience. My coaching and therapy style is dynamic. I look to clients as the expert in their lives and feel grateful to be a part of their journey. I guide my clients to learn and grow from adversity, gain self-awareness, and prioritize living outside of their comfort zones. My compassionate and energetic presence moves clients forward, especially those facing hesitancy and resistance to change. Through intentional self-reflection and mindfulness practices during our work together, clients feel safe to explore where communication breakdown is happening and what is contributing to relational conflict. I am an expert in building relationships with others through exceptional listening, providing direct feedback, and prioritizing the transformational journey of each client.


During my time at Indiana University, I received an undergraduate degree in Psychology as well as minors in Spanish and Business from the Kelley School of Business. I received a Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from Colorado State University. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have clinical experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Over the years I've become Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 Trained and earned the designation of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor.

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I live in Fort Collins, Colorado and can be found on long mountain hikes, snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park, or planning the next 14’er to climb. In addition to being in the great outdoors, a few of my favorite things include yoga, dance, spending time with loved ones, drinking delicious latte creations, traveling the world, enjoying all kinds of cultural food, and being part of a monthly book club.

If you are not staying present in the moment, you are leaving it.’ Those words really struck me. They made me realize that if I did not develop a practice of staying present, I would spend my entire life leaving where I was. The only way we can make the most of our lives is to make the most of our moments. Today, wherever you are, decide to stay. We can know the gifts that lie in the present only if we stay in it long enough to receive them. – Cleo Wade


I felt so honored to be a part of your coaching group. From the moment I met you, I felt like you were going to be a special person in my life. It was helpful to hear your feedback on things throughout the group experience. You were very intentional every session and made a special point to hear everyone. You definitely have a glowing presence that makes being on coaching calls impactful. The music selection was also AMAZING!

Allyson Hannah

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