Meritt Kelsey, LISCW
Director of Behavioral Health Initiatives
Meritt is a clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience in direct practice, supervision, and program leadership.
Meritt’s work has focused on supporting diverse communities with complex trauma, including Somalian and Liberian refugees, newly resettled immigrants, and children and families with acute behavioral health and substance use needs. She is a skilled clinician and supervisor with particular interest in workforce development within behavioral health settings.
She has been with MindWise’s parent company, Riverside Community Care, since 2014. As the Director of Behavioral Health Initiatives, Meritt leads a team of clinical experts to develop and integrate programming that helps communities to prevent, manage, and respond to behavioral health needs across the lifespan.