Clinical Team


Masters Level Clinical Intern

Lyla Mills is a Master’s Level Clinical Intern under supervision of Erica Gregory, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of JCAC.Lyla uses a person centered approach to help her clients fulfill their greatest potential as well as employs a solution based approach by prioritizing client’s goals going into therapy. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as dialectical behavioral therapy, to dig deep into the root of the issues.

She makes sure to compassionately give clients real tools to help them in their personal lives outside of therapy. From relationship conflicts to life transitions, Lyla truly fits the therapeutic tools to the client’s goals, not the other way around. She believes in being a good listener, compassionate, and the right fit.

Lyla is currently undergoing Gottman training to work with couples. She successfully completed courses on working with children and adolescents. She has been trained specifically in individual psychotherapeutic sessions, as well as group therapy. She has experience working in an eating disorder treatment facility, as well as providing therapy sessions specifically on body image and self-esteem. She, being an adoptee herself, has experience in adoption, working with adoptees and the family of adoptees through familial boundaries as well the overall unanswered questions/mental processings involved with adoption. She has experience working with individuals going through life transitions (school changes, moving, divorces, etc.) and those working through relationship conflicts.

She works with adolescents, young adults, and adults. She will see children, but she requires a consultation first to make sure she is the best fit. Her specialties include, but are not limited to: adoption, eating disorders, relationship conflicts, self-esteem, life transitions, anxiety, and depression.

Lyla graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Criminal Justice. She also has great experience in the legal field, civil law as well as working with victims of crimes. All before she switched gears and gained immense knowledge as a therapist! She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at Louisiana State University.

She is an Alpharetta native, having attended Mt. Pisgah Christian School for high school. She enjoys exploring new places, reading, dancing, writing and furthering her career by gaining new experiences working with a diverse group of clients.

She sees clients both virtually and in-person. Please don’t hesitate to reach out (678)-252-9242. That number is callable as well as text-able. Lyla also offers 15 minute consultations to make sure she is the right fit for you!