Admissions Clinician

Kyla graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Gender and Women’s Studies. Kyla earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota in 2016. She went on to complete a post-MSW fellowship at the University of California-Berkeley. Kyla has experience working with eating disorders both individually and within the residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care. Kyla first began working with eating disorders at The Emily Program-Anna Westin House in 2015 and served as a member of the eating disorder treatment team at the campus counseling center at UC Berkeley. Kyla first joined the EDCare Kansas City team in 2017. During her time here she has enjoyed working in a number of roles, including milieu therapist, EIOP coordinator, primary therapist, and admissions/utilization review.

Kyla is a licensed clinical social worker in the states of Kansas and Missouri. Kyla enjoys using her intensive DBT training and her experience as a registered yoga teacher to empower clients to achieve their goals. She strives to challenge and support clients as they work towards renegotiating a healthy relationship with food and establishing a life worth living.

Kyla is a proud Wisconsin native who loves spending time with family and friends and enjoying the beauty of nature. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Kansas City with her husband, practicing yoga, playing with her two cats, and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers.