Therapist in Princeton Junction, New Jersey Kayla Simmons, Therapist

License: LAC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Princeton Junction, New Jersey Kayla Simmons, LAC

Kayla Simmons, LAC

Kayla Simmons is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2024. As a Licensed Associate Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Kayla brings a unique blend of clinical expertise, diverse experiences, and a deep appreciation for cultural diversity. Her passion lies in utilizing evidence-based techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy, to address a range of mental health challenges, from anxiety and depression to relationship difficulties and trauma. Kayla’s background extends beyond the clinical setting, encompassing experience in education, childcare, research, and living abroad. This allows her to connect with clients on a personal level, understand their unique needs within their cultural context, and tailor interventions accordingly. Whether you’re a child, adolescent, or adult, Kayla strives to create a safe and supportive environment where you feel comfortable exploring your emotions and developing coping mechanisms. Equipped with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University and a dual undergraduate background in Psychology and Broadcast Journalism from The Pennsylvania State University, Kayla brings a strong academic foundation and a love of learning to her counseling practice. Kayla’s dedication to your well-being is evident in her high energy, self-motivation, and adaptability.

She is a diligent professional with strong attention to detail, ensuring thorough assessments and individualized treatment plans. Kayla’s interpersonal skills and strong communication abilities allow her to build rapport and foster a collaborative therapeutic relationship where you feel heard, understood, and respected regardless of your cultural background. In addition to her clinical training, Kayla holds certifications in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Psychological First Aid, further enhancing her ability to provide comprehensive support. Her love for travel and knowledge of other languages further strengthens her multicultural competence, allowing her to navigate the complexities of cultural identity and build trust with clients from diverse backgrounds in an authentic way.

Outside of the counseling room, Kayla finds joy in exploring the world through travel, indulging in delicious culinary creations, getting lost in a good book, playing video games, and immersing herself in music. Kayla invites you to work together to navigate your mental health journey, considering your cultural context and fostering a healthier, more fulfilling life.

Expertise

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Therapy

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Kayla Simmons. You can also call 732-982-2888 to have someone assist you.

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