In the counseling field for over 20 years, Ms. Marx-Kelly has served as the clinical coordinator of a shelter for homeless & runaway adolescents where she provided counseling services to more than 250 families. Typical problems included communication and family conflict, physical or sexual abuse, substance abuse, teen sexuality, and blended families. Ms. Marx-Kelly also facilitated certified treatment groups for court-mandated batterers and has worked with survivors of domestic violence. Her practice includes an emphasis on healthy family and couples relationships through improved communication and conflict resolution. Ms. Marx-Kelly taught many classes for Bethany University’s Graduate Psychology Program and currently teaches for both the University of San Francisco and Palo Alto University in their graduate programs. Ms. Marx-Kelly is a Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist.
Julie Carboni, LMFTLicense # MFC42890
supervisor: counseling, anxiety, depression
Ms. Carboni received B.S. degrees from William Jessup University (in Interpersonal Studies, in Christian Leadership, and in Bible & Theology) and her M.A. from the University of San Francisco (in Counseling). She served as a family therapist for over five years for teenagers and families in crisis at the Bill Wilson Center, while teaching adjunct at William Jessup University, Bethany University, and National University. In 2006, she became full-time faculty at Bethany, subsequently serving as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Program Director for Graduate Studies, and Interim Department Chair (while Department Chair was deployed by the military in 2009). She founded the Bethany University Counseling center and co-founded the non-profit Scotts Valley Counseling Center. She has been in private practice since 2005, specializing in couples, families, teens, and individuals.