Kelly continues to develop her clinical skills while staying current with clinical research. She strives to keep up with the current empirical literature pertaining to areas within her clinical practice, attends annual professional meetings, and maintains memberships in the following professional organizations:
- American Psychological Association
- North Carolina Psychological Association
Kelly also participates on two local professional advisory committees including at the Hill Center and the Committee for Exceptional Children & Integrative Learning at Immaculata Catholic School.