Caitlin (“Caity”) Patla grew up in Chandler, Arizona and moved to Southern California for school, where she earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Social Behavior at University of California at Irvine. Caitlin went on to study social work, earning her Masters degree from the University of Southern California. Caitlin has worked in mental health care since 2016, focusing on the field of addiction and recovery since 2019.