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Kelly Benedict, MMHC, MCAP, CTT4

Advanced Somatic Experiencing Therapist

Kelly has over twelve years of training and experience in the trauma healing field. She prides herself in being a heart and client centered therapist. Kelly studied intensively with trauma and somatic issues and how they correlate.  Besides being trained in Advanced Somatic Experiencing, she has completed many courses and trainings including Bachelors in Addiction studies, Masters in Mental Health Counseling, Masters level Addiction Professional, Certified Trauma Therapist 4, Beginning Integral Breath Therapy. Kelly brings a wealth of life experience and her own commitment to personal, educational and spiritual growth. Kelly devotes her time and experience to help guide others to live life more fully without the chains of the past.

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