Payton is a practicum student at West Texas A&M University in the Master of Arts Counseling program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Oklahoma State University and worked abroad throughout multiple countries. She has worked with individuals of all ages and backgrounds in her time working in Higher Ed.

Payton sees people for who they are and who they are becoming and believes the process of therapy to be both healing and practical. Payton is earnest and deeply values authenticity in relationships with others and seeks to serve the whole client. She considers it an utmost honor to learn in partnership with individuals on their journey here at LiveWell. Payton is certified as a Level 1 Restoration Therapist.

Outside of work, Payton enjoys traveling, reading, listening to podcasts, cooking with her husband, and being creative with her hands.