Dr. Kelli Palfy

Psychologist, Peaks and Valleys Psychology

About this speaker

Dr. Kelli Palfy began her professional career working in adult and youth corrections. Here she noticed a disproportionate number of males in the system. As an RCMP officer, she took an interest in investigating sex crimes and went on to specialize in sex crimes committed against children internationally. Here as she combed through video evidence, she witnessed the grooming tactics commonly used by sophisticated pedophiles.

After retiring from the RCMP, Dr. Palfy obtained her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Alberta. She conducted her doctoral research on the reasons why males don’t commonly disclose sexual abuse. She is now a trained trauma therapist and public speaker on the topic of male abuse.

Dr. Palfy currently runs a small private practice where she works with male survivors of sexual abuse, first responders and couples using Emotion-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Approach, plus Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Dr. Palfy also utilizes her Christian faith when working with clients. Outside of her professional life she enjoys hiking, cycling, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, hanging out with friends and pets.

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The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing: Recognizing and responding to male sexual abuse.

Kelli Palfy