Kelly Jude, LCSW, is a therapist in 11th Streets Behavioral Services. Prior to FPCN, she served as the Outpatient Unit Director and Psychotherapist within a large community mental health center in North Philadelphia. She is currently receiving specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy as a treatment for clients who struggle with personality disorders and high-risk behaviors. Kelly attended the University of Pennsylvania where she received training in Cognitive Therapy. She has worked with a wide array of populations, including Head Start children and their families, at-risk adolescents in Residential Treatment Facilities, school social work within a charter school in Philadelphia, resource coordinator and therapist for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autistic disorders, veterans, men and women with substance abuse problems, faith-based groups, older adults in nursing home settings, as well as adults in both the outpatient hospital and community setting. Her professional experience includes psychotherapy with both children and adults in individual, family, group, and/or couples therapy as well supervisory experience with staff and interns. Her largest areas of clinical interest are Trauma/PTSD, Personality, and Mood Disorders.