Florida Psychological Associates LLC

(904) 277-0027

Kayla Ryba, M.S.


Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern


Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling -Winona State University


Kayla is originally from the Midwest and moved to the Jacksonville area 2 years ago.  Before working as a counselor, she spent many years working within the nursing home systems honing person centered skills and intentionality.

Kayla worked in Community Mental Health during graduate school and gained experience working in jails, with at risk youth, in home counseling, going into schools to counsel, in group settings, and creating a low fee-based counseling platform for the community she worked in. She also has experience working within the prison system as a counselor, since graduating.  

Kayla works with both children and adults in group and individual settings. Her theoretical approach is in research and evidence based therapeutic interventions including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, play and art therapy, trauma interventions, family dynamics, and motivational interviewing.


​You will find Kayla seeing her clients at our office in Fernandina Beach during the week.