BA, Queens College, MA, SUNY at Buffalo, MSW, Hunter College, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R). Deborah Kelly has 23 years clinical experience treating adults with physical disabilities, chronic illness, traumatic brain injury, mental illness, and addiction disorders. She has presented at community-based conferences on topics such as Chemical Dependency and Disability; Emotional and Psychological Effects of Sarcoidosis on Family and Friends; Ethnicity and Rehabilitation; and Cultural Diversity in Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She also has taught numerous in-service staff trainings on Disability Rights History; Short Term Solution Focused Treatment Planning; and Client Centered Treatment and the Well-Written Treatment Plan. Formerly a Senior Social Worker at the International Center for the Disabled in New York City, her special interests include medical and psychiatric clinical assessment; chronic pain conditions and neurodegenerative diseases; and mindfulness-based stress reduction.