Laurie Swain, LCSW, RYT-200, TCYM / Mindful Living Center
With over 25 years of experience, Laurie blends integrative psychotherapy, trauma-conscious yoga, meditation, relaxation training, and life coaching skills to effectively support her clients in the resolution, healing, and growth they seek. She views therapy as a collaborative, egalitarian experience and welcomes the opportunity to support people of every race, ethnicity, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic class. Laurie brings profound respect, compassion, and mindful presence into her work. Her goal is to assist others in the creation or cultivation of an authentic, empowered, fulfilling life.
Laurie graduated with a Masters in Social Work in 1998. She began a hatha yoga practice in 2000 and first found meditation there. The journey continued and she was awarded Teacher Certification in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and EMDR and other therapeutic modalities to facilitate trauma resolution. After practicing yoga, meditation and therapy for 20 years, Laurie opened her own studio and completed yoga teacher training. To deepen her ability to facilitate and support trauma recovery, she was trained in Trauma Conscious Yoga in 2022