Kelli McIntosh, MSW, CSWA (she/her)
Kelli obtained a Master of Social Work from Portland State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Human Development from Prescott College, Prescott, AZ, and a Master of Science in Midwifery from Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, OR. She practiced as a midwife for 20 years, serving families with care and respect throughout the childbearing years.
As a trauma informed therapist, Kelli uses a variety of treatment modalities, including mindfulness, EMDR, CBT, DBT, IFS, and Flash Technique. Kelli works from a holistic, strengths-based, and client centered perspective to meet clients where they are at, providing empathy and support in developing a plan to build positive momentum for behavioral and emotional changes toward a better quality of life. Research shows that the most effective treatment modality in therapy is the therapeutic relationship. She strives to create a space that is open, non-judgmental, and supportive of the client’s values, needs, and resilience.