Kayla Smith, LCSW-C, TIYT, ADS

Experienced Clinician in Maryland

Pronouns:  She/her

Kayla Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in trauma, co-occurring disorders and substance abuse. She is certified in Trauma Informed Yoga and Yoga Therapy.  Kayla specializes in trauma, anxiety disorders and issues with self-esteem/self-image.

Do you struggle with feeling stuck in your life? Feeling emotionally heavy? Maybe feeling a lack of connection in your life? Therapy is such a vulnerable process and I honor you for reaching out. My approach is based on each individual and their goals. I hope to create a safe space where we can find or reconnect with your true self. The journey to healing has many paths, let’s find yours.

My Education

Kayla Smith graduated with her Master’s in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. While going to graduate school, Kayla interned at an outpatient treatment center for substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorders. She went on to work in outpatient for several years doing individual and group therapy in the jail, local schools, and at the office. Eventually, Kayla wanted to broaden her practice with body-based therapies. She integrates mind-body techniques in individual therapy, group therapy and in prevention groups.

She is very kind and funny, wise but spunky and very well spoken. very effective trauma treatment as well

Current Client

She doesn’t tell me what to think.  She simply guides me on how to figure things out for myself through self awareness.

Current Client

She listens and responds with alternative ways to approach/see the issue, gently point out at times that my bull headed way may not be the best/most productive approach.