Kelly Pratt

Associate Professor of Practice

Kelly Pratt received her M.S.W. from Boston University School of Social Work and has worked clinically with child and adult survivors of chronic/complex trauma in individual and family therapy for over a decade. She has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community mental health agencies and residential programs. Ms. Pratt currently works clinically with children, adolescents and families whose lives have been impacted by trauma and provides local and national training on the impact of trauma across the lifespan. Ms. Pratt has a particular interest in dissociative coping and complex adaptations to trauma and draws from psychological, feminist relational and body-based perspectives.

Kelly Pratt in the News

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Simmons Releases Annual Report on Research for Fiscal Year 2019

Dear Friends of Simmons University, I am so pleased to have the opportunity to reflect on the role of research at Simmons University, and to offer this Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 that features the research accomplishments of faculty...

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Divya Kumar '19MSW Supports Perinatal Mental Health for People of Color

Divya Kumar '19MSW is a psychotherapist at And Still We Rise therapy practice in Boston, and a co-founder of the Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color. She writes about the intersections of race, trauma, and perinatal mental health...