I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Aurora University. I work with clients ranging from children, adolescents, adults, and parents struggling with depression, anxiety, mental illness, substance abuse, self-esteem, anger management as well as those coping with relationship issues.
My passion is working with children, adolescents, and young adults using a variety of different therapeutic modalities such as play therapy, art therapy, walk and talk therapy, etc.
I have also worked in a wide variety of settings such as: after-school programs, juvenile justice departments for domestic violence, hospitals inpatient psychiatric units and PHP (Partial Hospitalization Programs) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP).
I hope to have the opportunity to work with you!
Mikayla Cairo, LSW
Mikayla Cairo is a licensed social worker who obtained her master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in May of 2020. She has a master's degree in social work with a concentration in mental health. Her passions include working with individuals who live with depression, anxiety, mood disorders and psychotic disorders.
Mikayla currently works as a social worker at a hospital for inpatient geriatric psychiatry and completes admissions for the emergency department. Although she works with some of the geriatric population, Mikayla works with a diverse population including people who have complexed medical issues. Mikayla is passionate about working with people and learning about them to best work towards treatment goals.
In her free time, Mikayla enjoys spending time with her golden retriever Cholula and watching Netflix. Mikayla also has a love for her cacti plants and traveling.