Kel is a Survivor, Author, Transformational and Intuitive Speaker, Results & Trauma Coach.

Kel is a Survivor, Author, Transformational and Intuitive Speaker, Results & Trauma Coach.

Kelly Humphries (Kel)

Kelly Humphries (Kel) was born in Queensland, Australia. She is a survivor of child sexual abuse and speaks from lived experience.

Kel is passionate about breaking cycles of abuse and is a powerful voice for survivors across the world. Her mission is to empower leaders, inspire legacy and promote change.

Her experience as a survivor coupled with her background as a law enforcement professional means she has a unique perspective and knows only too well what it takes to overcome trauma.

Through the long journey to overcome child sexual abuse, Kel has taken a winding path to success. She has dealt with Domestic Violence, CPTSD, Mental Health and learnt to step into her own power to overcome, conquer and turn adversity into a pillar of strength.

Kel is intuitive, dynamic, compassionate, authentic and an absolute powerhouse when it comes to tough conversations and getting to the heart of the issue.

Qualifications

Kel has an international psychology degree, a successful international sporting career, a certification with the John Maxwell team in leadership, a results coach and over 13 years in policing, Kelly has had a career which positions her as one of Australia’s foremost experts in navigating the road from trauma to triumph and recovery.

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Police Officer

Over 13 years in policing, Kel has had a career which positions her as one of Australia’s foremost experts in navigating the road from trauma to triumph and recovery.

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Certified Coach

Certified John Maxwell team
leadership Coach.

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Certified Results Coach

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Graduate

BA/Sc Psychology
North Dakota State University

Aside from the qualifications above, Kelly also has the following under her belt Jamestown College USA, Grad Dip Policing Studies, Cert III & IV in Health and Fitness

Through her raw and vulnerable approach, coupled with her wit and her incredible courage, Kel has inspired countless individuals to find healing, hope and the courage to be seen and soar

Kelly Humphries is the author of ‘Unscathed Beauty’ a powerful memoir of abuse, hope and recovery.

Kel is a great ‘all-rounder’, a compelling and powerful speaker, knowledgeable and witty panellist and emcee, she shares on various print and social media platforms, and is now in the process of building a number of courses to help trauma survivors, and the leaders who support them.

Kel’s work is invaluable, as her unique experiences not only support the lives of victims and survivors, but their families, employers, police, community and service providers affected by trauma in their own lives or through the work they do.

Kel is a great ‘all-rounder’, a compelling and powerful speaker, knowledgeable and witty panellist and emcee, she shares on various print and social media platforms, and is now in the process of building a number of courses to help trauma survivors, and the leaders who support them.

Her work is invaluable, as her unique experiences not only supports the lives of victims and survivors, but their families, employers, police, community and service providers affected by trauma in their own lives or through the work they do.

Awards Received

Kel has won multiple awards including an International Women’s Day award for Courage and Integrity, in 2017, Kel was only one of three Police Officers awarded the QBANK Everyday Hero Award, in the category of Excellence.

Awarded the QBANK Everyday Hero Award

Awarded the QBANK Everyday Hero Award, in the category of Excellence.

Local Legends Award in the Logan Central Child Protection and Investigation Unit

Local Legends Award, awarded and nominated for her work in the Logan Central Child Protection and Investigation Unit, for educating students in local schools and for her advocacy work on behalf of survivors of child sexual abuse.

International Women’s Day Award

International Women’s Day Award for Courage and Integrity.

The Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand

The Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand

Kel Humphries Queensland Womens Week Award

Kel Humphries Queensland Womens Week Award

Women’s Policing Award

Women’s Policing Award

Proud ambassador for:

Kel is the proud ambassador of two leading Australian child protection organisations, Child Safe Australia and Bravehearts.

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Kelly continues to challenge her own voice and step up in a space few would dare enter.

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