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Cayla Leung

Doctoral Intern in Psychology

Sometimes life hands us a sour lemon, and we find ourselves in need of someone to listen, validate, and empathize. I strive to build trusting relationships with my clients so that we work together overcome hardships and my clients can live a life worth living. My approach to treatment is to listen and help clients identify skills that can make life less difficult.

Cayla is a psychology intern at Vanderbilt University Counseling Center and a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University. Cayla has clinical experience in counseling centers, private practice settings, and intensive outpatient settings. She is an integrative therapist who primarily draws from DBT and interpersonal psychotherapy. Cayla’s clinical interests include disordered eating, trauma, interpersonal difficulties, identity exploration, and issues related to family of origin. In her free time, Cayla enjoys reading, cooking, baking, hiking, and going to concerts.