Kelli Bosak joined NBMC’s Behavioral Health Department in July, 2020 as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). In 2011, Kelli earned a Bachelor’s Degree in French and Francophone Studies, as well as Anthropology from the University of Michigan. In 2015, she earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Kelli went on to complete an Internship that same year at PCC Community Wellness Center, which is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Chicago, IL. Kelli also completed the Schweitzer Fellowship in Chicago, which fosters leadership abilities of aspiring healthcare professionals who design and implement service projects that promote health equity. Her project involved building a trauma-informed yoga and meditation program with women detained in Cook County Jail.
Kelli has spent time as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Philadelphia with LIFT Program, which was developed to help lift families out of poverty for good. She is also a Certified Yoga teacher and is actively involved in efforts to advance social justice and health equity in rural and urban communities. Kelli is passionate about the primary care behavioral health model, because she feels it increases patient access and understanding of the role of the mind and body in primary care medicine.
In her spare time, Kelli enjoys cooking, vegetarian dishes, traveling, hiking, sewing, practicing yoga and meditation, drawing and painting, kayaking and swimming.