Kristie Wells, M.S.W.

By December 20, 2017Our Providers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Services

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for young adults and adults (ages 15+)
  • Treatment for anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, domestic and sexual abuse, eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, stress reduction

Biography

Kristie Wells, LCSW joined ACES in 2016. Kristie received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University along with her Career Studies Certificate in American Sign Language from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Kristie then graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a master’s degree in Social Work degree and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2011.

Since 2008, Ms. Wells has worked in various capacities as an out-patient therapist, a member of a crisis response mental health assessment team, case manager, and program coordinator. Kristie also enjoys being an adjunct instructor at the VCU School of Social Work and working as a freelance ASL/English Interpreter.

Education

  • BSW, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006
  • Career Studies Certificate in American Sign Language, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, 2006
  • M.S., Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008; LCSW, 2011

Certificates and Memberships

  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
  • Virginia Society for Clinical Social Work (VSCSW)
  • National Interpreter Certification– Advanced (NIC-A), 2012