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Kayla Nelson, LPC, MA

Kayla Nelson, LPC, MA


Life is sometimes hard. It is okay to struggle and to need help. I approach therapeutic work as a collaborative effort towards mental wellness. Together we can work to ensure that your therapeutic needs are met and find a way for you to thrive in the life you deserve. I utilize Primarily Adlerian Psychotherapy and techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I am an LGBTQIA+ Affirming Therapist.

Clinic Locations

  • Bloomington Mental Health Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Ages Served: 13 and older
  • Anxiety, Behavorial Problems, Borderline Personality Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotional Dysregulation, Emotional Regulation, Existential Questions, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, LGBTQ+ Issues/Specialty, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)

Professional Experience

I have worked with clients ages 5 to 90, of any gender identity, and with a variety of presenting problems. My previous work has focused on students, residential psychiatric care, substance use and abuse, problem sexual behavior, clients in crisis, and outpatient care with adolescents and adults.


  • Masters of Clinical Psychology - Eastern Illinois University
  • Bachelors of Psychology and Human Services - Clayton State University

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Referral & Appointment

To check this provider’s availability or to make a referral or appointment, please call our Intake Coordinators at (651) 777-5222; email, or complete this form to request an appointment.