Kayla obtained her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Howard Payne University in 2009 and became a Licensed Bachelor of Social Worker shortly thereafter. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with her Master of Science in Social Work, emphasizing in children and families in 2012. She then became a Licensed Master Social Worker. After working for some time within the realm of trauma and particularly crimes against children, she became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2017.
Kayla specializes in foster care, adoption, trauma, grief, and loss. She has predominantly worked with victims of crime, foster care, and adoption, as well as those residing within a long-term care facility. She is passionate about preserving dignity and caring for those who are often forgotten.
In addition to her work at Turning Point Counseling, Kayla enjoys spending time with her two children and extended family.