Kelly Treanor, MSW, LICSW
Kelly is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Prior to obtaining her LICSW, she
was a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor for several years. Kelly has worked in the Social
Service field for 20+ years in many different roles. They include: Therapist, Clinical
Supervisor, Program Director, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Supportive Housing Counselor,
Intensive Case Manager, Instructor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and
Kelly attended the Chemical Dependency Counseling program at Minneapolis Community and
Technical College in 1998. She was a licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor from 2000 to
2008. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in 2000 at Hamline University where she graduated
Summa Cum Laude. She majored in psychology with a minor in sociology. In 2003, Kelly
received her Master of Social Work from the College of St. Catherine and University of
Specialty Areas include: Mental Health therapy for issues including but not limited to
anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, struggles with life changes, self-esteem/self-confidence,
assessment and treatment of chemical abuse/dependency and coexisting disorders, community
resources, adolescents and their families, case management, addictions, family systems
and the development of self.
Kelly’s experience includes working with clients from the age of 8 to 70 from a variety
of different ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic statuses. She has worked with clients
managing numerous different mental health diagnosis in addition to issues resulting
from many different major life events.
She is eclectic in her approach pulling from a number of different theories including
Cognitive Behavioral, Rogerian, Person Centered and Strengths Based. She believes in
starting where the client is at and utilizing interventions and approaches that are
best suited for each person individually.
Professional Philosophy Statement:
"Everyone deserves to have happiness in life. Sometimes there are events or
circumstances that block this from happening. Therapy is a place to process such
events or circumstances and develop ways to minimize the impact they have on how one
lives their life."