Catamount Sport Psychology & Counseling Coordinator

Kelly Thorne (she/her) is a Licensed Psychologist embedded within the Department of Athletics.  She provides direct clinical care to student-athletes, consults with athletic medicine staff, coaches, and athletic support staff, and offers educational programming within the department.  Kelly is dedicated to supporting student-athletes in reaching their full potential, athletically, academically, and emotionally.  Her professional interests include developmental issues of college students, anxiety, depression, body image & disordered eating, relationships, substance use on campus, wellness, diversity & social justice, outreach, and supervision.  In addition to her UVM role, Kelly served on the Board of Directors, including a role as past-President, for the Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO), and she is on the Registry of Approved Mentors within the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.


Golightly, T., Thorne, K., Iglesias, A., Huebner, E., Michaelson-Chmelir, T., Yang, J., & Greco, K. (2017). Outreach as intervention: The evolution of outreach and preventive programming on college campuses. Psychological Services, 14(4), 451–460.

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Association for University & College Counseling Center Outreach
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  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, University of Denver
  • MA, Sport Psychology, Purdue University
  • BA, Psychology, University of New Hampshire


  • 802-656-3340
Office Location:

Patrick Gymnasium