Yari Kelley - Thomas Counseling Group
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Yari is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Provisional Licensed  Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor.  She received her Master of Arts in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical  Mental Health in May 2019 and is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Holy Cross. As a counselor, she has worked with children, adolescents  and adults in settings such as schools, non-profit agencies and private practice.


Through a person-centered, humanistic and cognitive behavioral  approach, Yari works to create a safe space for clients to explore  any issues, work on their goals, develop coping skills and increase mental wellness.


Yari passionately works with the latinx immigrant community by providing  mental health evaluations to assist individuals and their families  during their immigration court process.  She takes pride in writing comprehensive reports and evaluations that can be used by attorneys to support the client’s immigration case.


Yari was born and raised in Puerto Rico; however, she has been calling  New Orleans her home for the last 18 years.  As a wife, mother and  professional, Yari certainly lives a busy life.  She believes that  self-care is an essential tool for a healthy lifestyle.  On her time off, she enjoys attending musical events and exploring the many  beautiful sites our state has to offer.


Yari has evening, weekend and telehealth appointments available and is currently not accepting insurance.


Contact Yari directly at  yari@tcgnola.com or 504-541-9028.


Mental Health Evaluations offered:


Counseling areas of focus include:
•Adolescent, women and immigrant issues