Kelsey Ruffing, LPC

South Naperville & North Naperville


Kelsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. She earned her Master’s in Counseling with a specialty in Sport and Health Psychology from The Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. Kelsey obtained her B.A in Psychology from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Kelsey has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, as well as working from a client-centered approach to allow the client to feel validated. She works primarily with individuals, couples, and adolescents.  Kelsey also has experience working with such issues as depression, anxiety, self-harm, social anxiety, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD, chronic illness, and difficulty adjusting to major life changes (divorce, moving, new school, ect.). Kelsey specializes in sport and health psychology, providing services to athletes and performers who are experiencing difficulties in areas of focus, anxiety, motivation, eating disorders, and injury. Kelsey’s strengths as a therapist include providing a comfortable setting, using humor, building trust and awareness.