Kelly was born and raised in Beachwood, New Jersey. She attended Penn State University where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation and Human Services, as well as a minor in psychology. After finishing her bachelor’s degree, she then went on to Seton Hall University in NJ to receive her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. At Seton Hall, Kelly developed a passion for pediatric therapy and participated in federal research related to supporting children with Dysgraphia and visual-motor deficits in a school setting, as well as pediatric co-treatment with speech therapy. After school, Kelly moved to Hilton Head Island, SC, then Charlotte, NC, and has been working with children in homes, daycares, and schools, and has experience with sensory processing, feeding difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder, fine and visual motor deficits, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and more.
In her time outside of work, Kelly enjoys cooking, reading, crafting, gardening, traveling, hiking, spending time at the White Water Center, and kickboxing.