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Kaila Moles, LAC

Primary Therapist

Kaila Moles is a member of the clinical therapy team at Sierra Tucson and serves as a Primary Therapist specializing in trauma and substance abuse/ co-occurring. With a background working with individuals suffering from sexual and physical trauma, Kaila has specifically focused her career working with victims of human trafficking, those struggling with substance abuse, as well as individuals dealing with PTSD, depression, anxiety, and panic disorders. She has worked for local governments in mental health helping place homeless or at-risk adults in group homes or other suitable housing. She also worked with the Oregon State Hospital working specifically with the “guilty-except-for-insanity” population, as well as in correctional facilities conducting and facilitating risk assessments and mental health assessments.

Native to the Pacific Northwest, Kaila earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an option in Human Services from Oregon State University and went on to earn her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health from Corban University. She recently earned her Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) designation through Arizona’s Board of Behavioral Health. She intends to work with first responders and retired military personnel.

Kaila is currently working toward earning her PhD from Grand Canyon University with a focus on Industrial and Organizational Psychology. With a quest to pursue even more training and education, she plans to work toward earning her credentials as an EMDR therapist, as well as becoming trained as a certified sex addiction therapist. She lives in Tucson with her husband and daughter and enjoys baking, reading, meditating, writing music and swimming.

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