Kelsey Thompson

Kelsey is a clinical consultant at Green Hill. She is responsible for clinical compliance and academic and career curriculum development — which she approaches from a learning informed, executive functioning lens.

Prior experience

Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree from Northeastern University in Speech-Language Pathology and has worked in private practice as a licensed speech-language pathologist for four years. In this experience, Kelsey has worked with a range of ages, from infants to adults, using evidence-based, individualized treatment strategies to treat a variety of speech, language, feeding, and executive functioning challenges. Additionally, Kelsey is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in the Speech & Hearing Science program in the School of Medicine where she studies the impact of physiology on language, attention, and feeding skills, particularly in those with early medical complexities.

Professional passion

Kelsey believes in an interdisciplinary, team-based approach to growth and development. She recognizes the potential in every client and believes that given the right support they can and will be successful. Having done a thorough literature review on executive functioning in substance use disorder populations, Kelsey believes that there is a need for functional, skills-based instruction in these areas to foster positive change and successful independence.

More about Kelsey

Kelsey lives in Chapel Hill with her significant other, Tripp, and their dog, Gizmo. She is a member of the Royster Society of Fellows at UNC-CH. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys getting outside and traveling abroad.