Along with being a Finding Calm facilitator, Shayla designs and leads mindfulness and compassion programs for providers working with children and youth for the Center for Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Washington. She also supports the implementation of mindfulness-based programs for parents.
Shayla is also a parent facilitator on Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Odessa Brown Children’s Center Mindfulness & Compassion Program Team offering mindfulness to parents throughout the King County Area.
She also co-facilitates sessions with individuals who have interfaced with the criminal justice system through Progress House. As a member of the Board of the Arc of King County and Guided Pathways she vigorously advocates for people from all walks of life.
Shayla is a certified National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Family 2 Family instructor. Shayla Collins is a born and raised Seattleite and the mother of two boys.