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Kelsey is a licensed professional counselor associate in Durham, North Carolina specializing in helping clients reconnect with their bodies and make peace with food.


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Kelsey Domann-Scholz is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate specializing in individual therapy to manage anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, trauma, life and career transitions, and body image issues. Kelsey holds a Masters in Professional Mental Health Counseling from the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling in Portland, Oregon and has experience working in a variety of settings including serving as a therapist in a group home, co-leading a therapeutic horticulture program in an inpatient psychiatric facility for children and teens, providing in-home therapy here in the Triangle, and serving a diverse group of clients in multiple outpatient settings.

As your counselor, Kelsey is here to support you in making meaning, creating comfort, and uncovering resources to help you overcome the obstacles preventing you from feeling well and whole. Taking an evidenced-based, client-centered, and existentially-informed approach, she aims to provide a safe and supportive space to collaborate and work at your own pace to help you reach your goals. Kelsey utilizes a blend of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, and Narrative Therapy along with process-oriented and creative approaches.

Kelsey works with individuals experiencing the following challenges:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Sexual abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Women’s issues
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Body image
  • Career counseling
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Grief and loss

Kelsey has experience in supporting women struggling with body image issues and has received training in the intuitive eating and body-trust wellness paradigms. She understands that it is possible to heal our relationship with food and free up more mental space to focus on other priorities. Additionally, Kelsey has experience and training in supporting members of the LGBTQ community and aims to use a lens of social justice and intersectionality in her work. If you ascribe to a particular set of spiritual beliefs, she is happy to incorporate those values into your treatment.
Kelsey believes it is a true honor to do this work.