Kelly Curry LICSW, PIP
Child & Family Therapist
Since the beginning of her professional career, Kelly has been devoted in her work with vulnerable children and their families. Prior to coming to Agape of Central Alabama, Kelly was trained extensively by Leigh Anne Harrington, LCSW, PIP and worked as the Family Therapist within an interdisciplinary team of specialists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s International Adoption Clinic and has also been involved in developing a curriculum to help troubled youth. Additionally, Kelly is a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner which was developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross at the TCU Institute of Child Development, a Prepare & Enrich Facilitator (a Pre-Marital and Marital Assessment tool) and utilizes and utilizes DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Theraplay® informed practice in her therapeutic work. Most notably, Kelly has both a personal and professional passion in helping vulnerable children, specifically, orphan care, and she specializes in working with foster and adoptive families. In her work at Agape, Kelly assesses and educates families prior to adoption to promote healthy and positive long-term outcomes, provides therapeutic support before beginning the journey of adoption or fostering, works abroad to help develop best practices for permanency goals, assesses a family’s overall needs post adoption, provides clinical interventions and counseling to address the emotional, mental, educational and spiritual needs of children and their families, and provides crisis intervention. She looks forward to hearing your story and finding ways to help in your own personal journey!