Kelly P. Wiley is a Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in therapy for individual, couples, and families. She worked in private practice in Boone, NC for many years before relocating to Greenville, NC. Most recently, Ms. Wiley is very pleased to announce the opening of her primary practice in Asheville, NC at 16 Broad Street, Suite 202, Asheville, NC 28801. She continues to maintain a practice in Boone, NC and has limited availability there.
Ms. Wiley is a highly experienced practitioner trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of serious clinical problems including: depression, anxiety, marital and relational problems, individual psychological problems and child-parent problems. She has more than 22 years of experience in the counseling field, 19 of which have been in service as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a graduate of the nationally-accredited Marriage and Family Therapy program at Appalachian State University. Before becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist, Ms. Wiley worked as a Program Director and Court Advocate at the Shelter Home of Caldwell Co., a shelter for victims of domestic violence.
Because of her interest in mental health and her passion for helping adults ensure that children have healthy early childhood development, Ms. Wiley has developed exceptional skills and expertise in parenting education and teaching parents to use play therapy techniques with their own children to resolve behavioral problems and improve the quality of family relationships.
Kelly Wiley is an interactive, client-centered, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide compassionate support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address the challenges of their personal lives. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach that is specifically tailored for each client. With empathy and understanding, she works collaboratively with each person to help her/him build on existing strengths and attain specified therapeutic goals and desired personal growth.
She has a delightful, mild-mannered "co-therapist" who occasionally joins her in the office named William.
M. A. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Appalachian State University, 1997
B. S. degree in Criminal Justice, Appalachian State University, 1991
License, Certifications and Awards
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of North Carolina (#1210)
Jones- Dotson Scholarship Recipient: Awarded for outstanding achievement in the Department of Human Development & Psychological Counseling 1997
Professional Activities and Memberships
Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) 1995- present
Clinical Member, North Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (NCAMFT) 1996-present
Instructor in MFT graduate program, Appalachian State University 2007
Speaker in the community on a broad range of topics relating to mental health