Shayla Krecklow, Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S)
She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Ohio State University. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with a 200 hour Certification.
Shayla believes in co-creating the therapy experience with her clients using person-centered and feminist theory approaches, which recognize the clients’ cultural background and societal pressures or oppression. She firmly believes that clients are the experts in their experiences, and her role is to offer support, acceptance, exploration, and tools that may be helpful while healing. Being trained in yoga, she recognizes that mental health struggles can appear within ones’ body making important to her to have a holistic picture of her clients.
She has experience working with a variety of age groups. Shayla has spent the majority of her career working with undergraduate and graduate students at The Ohio State University and Ohio Wesleyan University. She has a passion for the process of identity formation and exploring ones’ life path that can occur in a person’s 20s and beyond. Shayla believes that an individual can change and grow at any point in their lifespan. She also has a passion for working with LGBTQIA+ individuals, especially those who are trans* and nonbinary.
She has worked with a variety of presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, grief and more. Shayla often works with people experiencing trauma. She recognizes that trauma can appear in a variety of forms and significantly impact ones’ life, whether its origin is rooted ongoing early life experiences or one event. She is trained in evidenced-based trauma treatments including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE).
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, cycling, hiking, practicing yoga and reading a good book.