Kayla, LSW | ASCEND Supervisor
Kayla is a Licensed Social Worker who received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Kutztown University with certification in Behavioral Health. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including residential facilities, schools, and community-based substance use prevention efforts. Kayla is passionate about supporting adolescents and young adults as they navigate early life transitions and possesses the experience and skills to work with individuals of all ages, including couples and families
Kayla is trained in multiple therapeutic modalities and employs an eclectic approach of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered approaches, motivational interviewing and solution- focused techniques, and general family system theories. She prioritizes building trust in a warm, collaborative manner to empower clients as they gain tools to navigate life’s challenges. Kayla approaches therapy with an open mind and a strengths- based perspective to meet each person where they are. She is an ally for the LGBTQ+ community.
Kayla believes each individual is an expert of their own experience, and with support in the therapeutic process, can achieve long-lasting, holistic change. You can expect empathy, humor, and genuine support when working with her.