With Dr. Keely

As a wellness coach, counselor, and consultant my work is God centered around the belief that each and every person is born with a unique purpose. My mission and passion is to chaperone you into the unique purpose for which you were born! Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 12:2, Ephesians 4:23.

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Getting Started

Kick Start Strategy Sessions are a positive and energetic approach that help clients solve problems, as well as spark ideas, innovative goal setting, and measurable markers that help you live the life you want.

Mental Health 

Kick Start Your Mental Health is for individuals living with mild mental health distresses, anxiety, depression, and emotional health disturbances. We provide support services, and referrals for those in need of specialized care in mental health.  
KSYMH provides evidence-based trainings to educate, empower, and effectively relate to individuals in distress. Our aim is to excavate a starting point of compassionate care, for persons in distress, in order to meet the holistic needs of those who live with mild mental health infirmities.  

Temperament Therapy

Temperament Therapy is based on helping individuals discover what their God-given temperament is. The theory of temperament teaches us that our temperament is placed in us by God at conception, and this temperament will remain with us throughout our lives.


We are spiritual beings created with precise order spirit, soul, and body. Temperament Therapy is based on a profound understanding of the nature of human beings expressed needs and responsive needs by examining areas of inclusion, control, and affection.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on how a person's thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes influence their feelings and behaviors. CBT is problem-oriented, with an emphasis on the present moment, here and now problems, and identifies ways to improve   prevailing states of mind.


Our goal is to help you determine the relationship between your beliefs (cognitions), emotions, decision making, and automatic behavior patterns.

8 Dimensions of wellness

Wellness is more than health. It is living fully. It is conscious and inclusive, self-directed, evolving, holistic, multidimensional, positive, and affirming. 


The eight dimensions include: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social. Wellness can be compromised by lack of support, trauma, unhelpful thinking styles, chronic illness, disability, and substance abuse.

“There’s no better time than now to kick-start your life™.”

Dr. Keely Petty

Hi, I'm Dr. Keely

Dr. Keely Petty is an author, teacher, a  commissioner, and prolific international conference speaker. She is a sought after empowerment specialist, transformational innovative thinker, and a life strategist. She has earned a stellar reputation as a change agent and a voice of hope and healing in her community and beyond. Dr. Keely enjoys sharing from her wealth of experience to influence, empower and transform people from all walks of life. She lives by a quote as her life mantra from Mother Teresa that says: "If we have no peace it is because we have forgotten we belong to one another." 
Dr. Keely has received numerous awards for her transformative volunteer and community work from The San Antonio Business Journal Women's Leadership Award, and the Unsung Hero Spirit of Giving Award, and C-Suite. The San Antonio Women's Chamber of Commerce, TOP Ladies of Distinction Community Service, Public Relations Society of America, and has received honors from Texas Governor Greg Abbot for her community impact, and has served as Commissioner on San Antonio's Mayors Commission on the Status of Women, a L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth nominated, and is on the Board of the Global Chamber San Antonio, and the Center For Health Care Foundation Board. She has served as Chair of the San Antonio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission where San Antonio host the largest march in the nation with 375,000 marchers.

Dr. Keely is a Certified Life Coach, Cognitive Behavior Therapist, Temperament Counselor, Community Health Worker, Certified Mental Health Coach, Recovery Coach, and a Substance Abuse Prevention Training Specialist. She is a graduate of The FBI and DEA Citizens Academy, The University of Incarnate Word with a BA in Communication Arts, a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Christian Counseling from The Royal Priesthood Academy, and is a Professional Clinical Member of the National Christian Counselors Association, and the National Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Keely is a Prevention Consultant with the Opioid Response Network State Targeted Network. She is married to her lifetime sweetheart and agreement partner Pastor Lee Petty and resides in Cibolo, Texas. Dr. Keely is a proud mother of two young adult sons Jirah and Jonathan Petty. 

Let's Talk!

Dr. Keely Petty, Ph.D.

keely.petty@yahoo.com  /  210-651-3331

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