Kayla Kennen Schmidt, LPC

Accepted Insurance Plans: Capital Blue Cross, Geisinger, Highmark, Medical Assistance, Quest, out-of-network benefits, and self-pay. Kayla will soon be in-network with UPMC and CHIP (for the plans listed here).

Locations: Carlisle and school-based

Client Ages: 5 to adult

Loves Working With:

  • Teens and young adults
  • Members of the LGBTQ+ community
  • Grief & loss
  • Trauma recovery

Credentials & Special Training: Kayla graduated from Shippensburg University with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling and is now a Licensed Professional Counselor. Before to joining Campbell Psychological, Kayla spent three years as a therapist in Family Based Mental Health Services, where she was trained in ecosystemic family therapy and worked with youth with serious mental health concerns. Kayla is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.


  • Mindfulness interventions
  • Cognitive behavioral (examining how our thoughts impact our feelings and choices)
  • Client-centered / humanistic
  • Child-led play therapy
  • Sand tray
  • Family therapy


Coming soon!


Favorite Quote: “Rules without relationship result in rebellion.” ~Josh McDowell – I learned this while working in Family-Based services and have found it to be very true.

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On a Personal Note: I grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia and now live in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. In my spare time I enjoy cuddling with my pets, reading, baking bread, cooking, and visiting with family.