Kelly SchallerKelly Schaller, MSW, LCSW
Therapist / Chronic Illness Specialist / Transgender Apprentice

Kelly was born in Metairie, Louisiana to a military family. She moved often throughout her childhood and adulthood. She studied in Germany, Austria, South Africa, and the UK on scholarship. Her work in South Africa was focused on the Post-Apartheid era, and her work in the UK was at Cambridge for a History program in Military Intelligence.

Kelly has experience volunteering with the Rape Crisis Center, Carousel Center for Abused Children, The “It Gets Better” campaign, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and Veteran programs. She moved to the Winston-Salem/Greensboro area in 2012 after completing graduate school. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville, KY (Go Cards!) in History with a concentration in Humanities and her Masters in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Kelly is fully licensed in North Carolina and a supervisor for associate level social workers. Kelly is championed by her peers for her work in crisis situations and client advocacy. Kelly takes a Solution-Focused approach to assist people in uncovering ways to cope and feel better in their day-to-day. She is currently apprenticing under Shāna Gordon-Cole to increase knowledgeable expertise with the transgender community.

Bi-lingual: Kelly speaks fluent German.

Accepted Insurance Plans:

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • BCBS
    • Beacon
    • CBHA
    • Champ VA
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • MedCost
    • Medicare
    • Optima
    • UMR
    • United Healthcare/Optum
    • Value Options
    • Out of Network Benefits


    • Tuesday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday: 11am – 4pm
    • Remote/Telehealth sessions can also be scheduled


    • Chronic Illness Clients: All Ages
    • Transgender Clients: All Ages
    • Non-Chronic Illness / Transgender Clients: 16 and above

Kelly has special interest and training in the following areas:

    • Co-occurring Chronic Illness / Diabetes patients as well as their family/friends
    • Bipolar
    • Anxiety
    • Clinicians / Healthcare workers seeking treatment
    • LGBTQQIA Issues
    • Veteran’s Issues
    • Women’s Issues
    • Life Transitions
    • Couples
    • LCSW Associate Supervisor

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