Keely Strawn Childers, MA, LCMHC, LCAS, NCC

Preferred Name: Childers

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a specialize in treating trauma based mental health issues. I work with anxiety, depression, personality disorders, emotional regulation/distress tolerance issues and complex cases of PTSD which include ego defenses and disassociation.

Education & Experience

My mental health experience and training as been developed in a variety of treatment settings. I have practiced in the acute settings of inpatient hospitalization and emergency department evaluation and treatment. Additionally, I have worked in partial hospitalization treatment, comprehensive and intensive outpatient treatment and outpatient private practice. I have a MA in Counseling and a BA in Psychology both from UNCC. I continue to seek professional development trainings to increase my efficacy with clients. These opportunities have deepened my understanding and experience in working with mental health and substance abuse.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


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