Kelly Smith, LICSW, Adoptive Families for Children’s Clinical Supervisor, has been named NAMI New Hampshire’s Therapist of the Year for 2015. NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, presents the award to “individuals who have made outstanding contributions to improving the lives of people affected by mental illness and emotional disorders.”

Kelly is a licensed clinical social worker (LICSW) who has worked with foster families, birth mothers, and adoptive families for over 25 years. Her practice specializes in adoption and foster care, and focuses on issues relating to attachment, trauma, and loss. At AFFC, Kelly counsels both birth parents and adoptive families, and also supervises our case workers. The entire AFFC team would like to congratulate our colleague and friend on this great honor.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding adoption and what it may entail, please contact one of the Adoption Specialists at Adoptive Families for Children by calling (603) 228-6712, toll-free at (800) 940-4456, or by e-mailing [email protected]. There is no obligation.