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Kelly Parker, MPA

Executive Director


Kelly brings more than 12 years of experience in youth development and education, crisis intervention, and non-profit management and development to the position. She is passionate about the need to make mental health services easily available to young people and their families, especially in these uncertain times, and values collaborative approaches that engage area schools, other mental health service providers, and HYSB volunteers and donors. Her multi-faceted experience and expertise will serve HYSB well as it continues to meet the mental health needs of youth and families in the Northwest Corner.

Kelly has a Master of Public Administration degree from Marist College, and dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Elementary Education and Women’s Studies, with a minor in psychology.

Bethany Keck

Bethany Keck, LCSW

Supervising Clinician


Bethany Keck is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University.  Bethany has been working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, parent, and group settings for more than 10 years. She specializes in working with children and adolescents in a wide ranges of areas that include anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, adoption and foster care, grief, sexual orientation and gender identification.  Bethany is trained in CBT, TF-CBT, EMDR and CTG (childhood traumatic grief).  Bethany has been involved in the Region 1 area for 25 years, lived in the region for 12 years, and has a son in the school district. 


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Theresa Kosch, LMSW



Theresa Kosch is a licensed social worker. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Connecticut in Hartford, CT. Theresa has experience working with adolescents and families in both residential and outpatient setting. Theresa has extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in addition to   trauma focused play therapy. In addition, Theresa has expertise in treating substance use disorders in both adolescents and adults and weaves mindfulness strategies into her practice.