Cayla Gensler


About Me

Hello there!
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with three years of experience. I received my Master of Science in Counseling degree from University of Phoenix in 2016 and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Arizona State University in 2012. I have additional certificates in trauma-informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and have attended several conferences. I have attended my externship in EFT as well. I have experience working in a variety of mental heath settings, including the regional behavioral health authority, adolescent residential treatment, the juvenile justice system, adult corrections outpatient treatment, substance abuse treatment, and community mental health.

I use a variety of client-centered approaches with my clients, including motivational interviewing, CBT, EFT, Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), and Solution-Focused Therapy. I have experience working with most diagnoses and concerns. I really enjoy assisting client address depression, stress and anxiety, relationships issues of all kinds, attachment issues, life transitions, self-esteem, and grief and loss. I see my clients in the context of their relationships with others. I am a proud ally of the LGBTQ community.

I consider myself very lucky to have the opportunity to work in a career that I am truly passionate about. I am an avid reader and enjoy learning new things to help my clients grow! I love helping my clients set and reach their goals. I am confident that my direct, but compassionate and supportive approach allows the clients I work with to gain the most benefit out of therapy services. I believe in the process of therapy and have had the pleasure of seeing first hand the results of hard work and willingness to grow. I look forward to helping you in the future! Let’s get started.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Depression

I also have experience in Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #LPC-17802 (Expires: 2020-12-01)


Written by J.O. on Nov 28, 2019 after counseling with Cayla for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

Cayla was the absolute best therapist I’ve had! I was very happy to work with her.

Written by S.T. on Nov 06, 2019 after counseling with Cayla for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Cayla has been extremely helpful. She is patient and kind. She provides amazing insight into my life. Cayla is a fantastic therapist and I highly recommend her to anyone that is needing help navigating life.

Written by R.O. on Sep 05, 2019 after counseling with Cayla for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

I am only a few weeks in but she has been a great help so far and I can’t wait to continue with my progress. Cayla has truly been a Godsend throughout my time in need.

Written by S.T. on Aug 23, 2019 after counseling with Cayla for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Cayla is a great listener and enthusiastic about helping others to gain insight!