About Kelle …

Kelle DeBruin

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Kelle is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Oregon. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Religion from Pacific Lutheran University, a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary, and a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University.

She believes our opportunity to grow often depends on our ability to consider a realistic understanding of where we are in life and the paths that it took to get there, and admires the resilience that people exhibit from their past experiences as they work from that strength shown in the past to understand the opportunities that are now present.

Most of her work with clients follows a therapeutic approach that is collaborative in nature. Drawing from the interventions used with an Gottman approach, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavorial Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

Currently, Kelle is a student with the University of Michigan Sex Therapy Certification program and is supervised by Dr. Karlaina Brooke in those studies and clinical work.

Kelle is also an approved supervisor (under supervision with Dr. Marcia Michaels) with the state of Oregon supervising both Professional Counselor Associates and Interns as well as Marriage and Family Therapist Associates and Interns.