Cayla Bailey, Intern
Cayla Bailey is currently a doctoral student completing a one-year internship at the Center for Growth. With her strong passion for mental health and social justice advocacy, coupled with her educational background focused on multiculturalism and diversity, Cayla aims to provide a therapeutic environment in which the client feels safe and empowered to overcome their struggles and achieve their goals. She understands the importance of meeting the client where they are and forming a collaborative relationship to develop the skills and techniques needed to motivate change and promote growth in the client’s life. She is client comfort centered as this approach allows for a cohesive and productive therapeutic alliance.
Cayla has experiencing working with clients with substance use disorder and who have experienced trauma. She provides therapy for individuals and couples of all backgrounds and gender identities. She utilizes an integrative approach in order to address a variety of concerns including: substance abuse, grief, trauma, depression, anger, anxiety, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual addiction, sexual dysfunctions, diverse relationships, and other human sexuality concerns.
Cayla is a graduate of Rutgers University and is currently attending Chestnut Hill College in pursuit of her doctorate degree in clinical psychology. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her rescue dogs and traveling, as well as staying up to speed on current events. She realizes that issues that arise in an ever-evolving society require an open mind, patience, and an ability to be non-partisan. She is passionate in helping you overcome life’s struggles however they present on your own terms.