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Amelia Kelley Ph.D.


Amelia Kelley, Ph.D., is a trauma-informed therapist, author, podcaster, and researcher, as well as a psychology professor at Yorkville University. Her work focuses on women's issues, empowering survivors of abuse and relationship trauma, Highly Sensitive Persons, motivation, healthy living, and adult ADHD. Her specialties include art therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and EMDR, and she is a certified meditation and yoga instructor.

Kelley is a relationship expert featured on "The Psychiatry Show" on XM Radio’s Doctor Channel. Her private practice is part of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium at the Kinsey Institute. She is a co-author of What I Wish I Knew: Surviving and Thriving After an Abusive Relationship and the author of the forthcoming Gaslighting Recovery for Women: The Complete Guide to Recognizing Manipulation and Achieving Freedom from Emotional Abuse. Her work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Yahoo News, Life Hacker, and the Insider.

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