Kelly DeGarmo, MSW
Kelly earned her Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University in 2016. Kelly has current experience within the school system and with young adults and youth at risk. Kelly has additional background education in Addictions Counseling. Kelly began working for Taking Control in January of 2022. She has a passion for working with individuals facing anxiety, depression, family issues, school issues, behavioral concerns, self-injury, trauma, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ and substance use. Kelly often utilizes modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.
"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that you cannot sincerely try to help another person without actually helping yourself." -Ralph Waldo Emerson