Kayla is licensed in Wisconsin with 3 years of professional work experience and Kayla has experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, coping with life changes, stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & depression. Kayla believes that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and Kayla is proud of you for getting started!
Kayla began her career by working for over ten years in veterinary medicine. Kayla decided to merge her two passions of helping people and interest in animals by obtaining a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling, with a specialty in animal assisted therapy and opening Along with Animal assisted therapy, Kayla has experience working with patients with behavioral needs, through integration in the school setting as well as outpatient Kayla has experience working in group home settings, the alternative schools in the area, and traditional schools previously.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
WI LPC 10142-125
Kayla is an excellent therapist. She is very attentive and is a good listener. She recommends exercises and other things for me to do to hopefully take control of my anxiety. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends and family!
Written on Aug 05, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and intimacy-related issues
Kayla has helped me with everything from fear of flying to establishing work and social boundaries. I can’t recommend her enough!
Written on Jul 29, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, and adhd
Kayla listens and gives ne helpful feedback. She is kind and caring.
Written on Jul 17, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues
Kayla really listens to me & helps me work through my issues. She has great insight & gives good advice.
Written on Jul 01, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
Kayla is a great listener and I appreciate her time and expertise.
Written on May 19, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, anger management, and bipolar disorder
Always listens to what I need. She helps me figure out how I can solve my own problems instead of offering solutions I can't complete.
Very understanding and extremely kind.
Written on Mar 31, 2023 after therapy with Kayla for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd