Kelly Kurtz, LMFT

Clinician, Mental Health

About Kelly Kurtz 

Kelly has been a counselor at the University of Arizona since 2017. She has previously worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, public schools and has taught graduate counseling students. 

Degree & License 

Kelly earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University Arizona and a master’s degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix. Kelly is licensed in the State of Arizona as a Marriage and Family Therapist. 

Role at CAPS 

Kelly provides individual and couples counseling and clinical care coordination for CAPS. She also facilitates the LGBTQ+ support group and is a liaison for LGBTQ+ Resource Center. 

Clinical Interests & Specialties 

Kelly’s clinical work focuses on a variety of student concerns, including couples/relationship issues, family difficulties, LGBTQ+ issues, performing arts anxiety, general anxiety/stress, academic performance, and transition and adjustment to college. 

Treatment Approach 

Kelly primarily uses cognitive-behavioral therapy to work in a collaborative manner with students to achieve their counseling goals.