Layla Safinia

Layla Safinia, MA, CCC-SLP

Layla joined Joy Opens Doors in August, 2020. She graduated with her MA in Speech-Language Pathology in 2019 from The University of Texas at Austin. She is originally from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Layla is PROMPT trained and holds a DIR Floortime Basic Certificate.

Layla is a dedicated and creative therapist, who is passionate about client outcomes. She says, “My favorite thing about working in speech therapy is building meaningful relationships with clients and their families and being creative in my therapy to work on functional skills that increase a client’s independence.” 

Layla speaks Farsi fluently. When she’s not at work, you can find her doing anything outside: hiking, walking, running, camping, kayaking. She also loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, and exploring local coffee shops.