BS, Jacksonville University // MS, Nova Southeastern University
Kayla Zucker received her BS in Psychology and Sociology from Jacksonville University, and her MS in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. Kayla specializes in Solution-Focused Therapy which offers pragmatic solutions for the present and preventive strategies for the future. Kayla has worked extensively with adolescents in academic, community health, and in-home settings focusing on the family dynamic and supporting parental needs. Kayla’s broad experience with school districts provides her with expertise on facilitating school accommodations and identifying available community resources.
Kayla is also trained in advanced Art Therapy techniques, an integrative treatment that uses artistic self-expression to improve mental health and well-being by activating reward pathways in the brain, reducing stress, lowering anxiety levels and improving mood.
As a teen, I worked in a summer camp for children with cancer. I noticed not only the anxiety of the patient, but also that of the siblings and parents. I knew then that I would dedicate myself to work on healing and restoring families, and therapy is my most effective medium.