Master of Arts, University of Northern Iowa, May 2000
Lila comes to Therapy Place with 19 years as a mental health therapist. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor and is licensed as a mental health counselor in Iowa. Lila has worked in a variety of settings, including being a school-based mental health therapist for the past 6 years, providing mental health services to children and families. Lila has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Lila utilizes a trauma-informed approach to assist adolescents and adults with healing and returning to their desired level of functioning. Lila has experience working with adolescents with ADHD, anger, and other behavioral disorders. She also has experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders, as well as individuals experiencing grief and loss issues. Lila utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral and client-centered approach and looks forward to assisting individuals in healing and making positive changes in their lives.