lAnn Kelsey, MA, LPC, CDT

lAnn Kelsey, MA, LPC, CDT

Professions: Counseling Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 08628
Office 1
Mat-Su Valley, Delta Junction, Glennallen airbanks, Valdez
Anchorage, Eagle River, WAsilla, Palmer
Anchorage, Alaska 99523 - United States
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Person centered, respectful, non-judgmental, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RET, DBT, TFT, EFT, and advanced trained EMDR) for mood and anxiety disorders, Eclectic Theoretical Approach depending on the situation. Symptom Management, Skill Building Education, Brief, Intensive Solution Focused for symptom management to promote independence. Mindfulness insight approach. Strong disabilities and neuropsychology background including Autism and Aspergers. Trauma therapist. Addictions specialist. Early childhood and family, couples/marriage specialist. Youth and teens: school issues. Sex therapy and performance psychology for relationships, work/career, and sports.

Email or Call lAnn Kelsey, MA, LPC, CDT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 08628

More Info About My Practice

Most major insurance accepted. Sliding scale out of pocket.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Veterans Spouses, dependents (Military Families).
Traumatic Brain Injury and Acquired Brain Injury survivors/rehab. Neuropsychology.
Assessment / testing: giftedness, learning disabilities, giftedness.

Infant Mental /health, Attachment Parenting, Birth to 3/6 Early Education/Early Intervention. Developmental Psychology.

Athletes/Performance Psychology.

Trauma Specialist: EMDR practitioner, DBT

Disabilities: Autism, FASD

How Psychotherapy Can Help

To equip you with better coping mechanisms and natural ways to feel better and be more independent in feeling better in the future. An opportunity to discuss problems with someone who has helped other people with the same problems in the past. Creative ways to reach your goals and objectives. It helps to have a compassionate, understanding, neutral/un-biased person listen to you.

My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy

To find ones self again, return to wholeness and balance of mind, body, spirit.
To find happiness and improved quality of life or goal attainment.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

helping people become more happy and successful.

My Role as a Therapist

To guide someone in their return to themselves and to be the vehicle (not the source) for healing or knowledge.

My Therapy Focus

Symptom reduction/extinction, fostering the rebuilding of positive internal constructs through a positive, professional, educational relationship for improved well being.

What I Usually Need to Know to Help

Their life and relationship history, patterns of being, values, current problems.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

To give it a try, see if it is a good fit, commit for a period of time to meet/not give in to resistance from psychological defenses but learn from them instead. It might not be fun and feeling good but "tough love" or educational. When one is ready, they will persist. Motivational Interviewing.

Had a Negative Therapy Experience?

Try a different kind of treatment or therapist.

What I Say to People Concerned about the Therapy Process

Demonstrate techniques that work to feel better and less stressed and less overwhelmed.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Residential Treatment or Hospitilization
  • Other

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback / Neurofeedback
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Ecotherapy / Nature Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Emotional Transformation Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Energy Psychology
  • Equine and Animal Assisted Psychotherapies
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Hakomi
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Holotropic Breathwork
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integral Psychotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Neurofeedback
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Shamanic Journeying / Psychoshamanic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Sport / Fitness Psychology
  • Thought Field Therapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Relief Unlimited

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