Kelly Davis

RISE & Cultural Responsivity Collaborator

Kelly is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and affiliate team member within the Center for Resilience and Well-Being in Schools. Her career has centered around providing effective prevention and intervention services in community-based settings. She has clinical experience across the lifespan, and has previously worked as a crisis intervention specialist, as a school-based therapist, and as an intensive in-home therapist providing evidence-based treatment to children and youth impacted by trauma. Most recently, Kelly worked with CRWS as a RISE: Resilience in Schools and Educators Trainer and Facilitator. In this role, she piloted RISE within the Boulder Valley School District as a part of the Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools Initiative.

Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver and her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Montana, where her research focuses on LGBTQ+ youth mental health. Specifically, she is interested in ways to harness the protective potential of adult relationships and social systems in order to help LGBTQ+ youth to thrive. In her free time, Kelly can be found teaching group fitness, exploring the Montana wilderness with her dog, Cooper, and spending time with her partner.