Sheila Emerson Kelly

Behavioral Health Director The Health Plan

Past President (2015)
Sheila Emerson Kelly <br> President (2015)

Ms. Kelly is a licensed psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She is currently President of the WV Association of Professional Psychologists and past President of the WV Psychological Association. She is retired from the Department of Health And Human Resources where she served as Program Manager in the Behavioral Health Division of OHFLAC, Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau for Behavioral Health and Special Assistant to the Hartley Court Monitor. She also spent a year as a Health Care Policy Analyst at the WV Health Care Authority. Ms. Kelly has over 30 years of clinical experience, primarily in assessment of adults and children with school/academic problems. She operated a private practice for 25 years and has been employed in two state psychiatric hospitals and three community mental health centers. She will become President Elect of the WV Behavioral Health Provider’s Association in July of 2013. She is a graduate of the Professional Master’s Program in Clinical Psychology at WVU and received Advanced Certification in School Psychology from the WV College of Graduate Studies.