Kayla Mason-Moriarty is a thirty-two-year-old graduate student. Kayla was raised in The Berkshires, a quaint area in Massachusetts surrounded by art and culture. She uses her writing as an expression and as a respite from the symptoms of her mental illness. She hopes to bring awareness to the importance of mental health access and to the importance of living mindfully day by day.

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”

Kayla is a thirty-two-year-old grad student who resides in the Northeast with her fiance, Jake.

Kayla has a B.A. in Psychology from Bay Path University in Longmeadow, MA. She is currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University in the Master’s in Psychology program.

She is a Virtual Communication Manager at the non-profit organization Tamar’s Shelter. She is an English and College Prep tutor on the website Upchieve.

Kayla comes from a healthcare background, specializing in caregiving and skills training. She has worked with special needs populations close to her heart, such as the dementia and autism communities.

Kayla is disabled and has complex PTSD, depression, anxiety, OCD, and a personality disorder. She uses her lived and learned experiences to assist and guide others to resources and success.