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Ryan Kelly, Ph. D.

Ryan helps school-aged youth and young adult men develop the skills they need to overcome adversity and flourish in life. He specializes in the assessment and intervention of behavioral, emotional, academic and substance-related issues. He enjoys working collaboratively with his clients, their families and other supporters (e.g., teachers, psychiatrists) to develop individualized treatment plans, leading to greater personal success and life satisfaction. He is also the co-author and -illustrator of Max Gamer, a strength-based graphic novel for Aspies, and contributing author to the “Handbook of Child Well-Being”.


  • M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of South Carolina
  • Award-winning researcher and college instructor
  • Worked for NC and SC public schools and hospitals
  • Author for Shrink Tank
  • Social Skills (Aspie) Group developer and facilitator
  • Co-author of Max Gamer

Areas of Expertise

  • ADHD / ADD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers
  • Asperger’s
  • Assessments
  • Attention Issues
  • Autism Concerns and other related
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Problems
  • College Success
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Problems
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting

Ballantyne Office

15720 Brixham Hill Avenue
Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28277

Ballantyne:(704) 970-4791

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