Laurie Cousins is a mindfulness educator and integrative practitioner. She has extensive education and training through the mindful centers of UCLA & UCSD. Laurie enjoys being a lead teacher for Susan Kaiser Greenland’s Inner Kids curriculum and brings mindfulness into schools for students, parents, and faculty throughout the Los Angeles area. For several years she was a research associate at UCLA’s Child & Adolescent Mood Disorder Clinic and the co-creator of the Mindful Parenting Support Study program. Laurie specializes in recovery from trauma and addictive behaviors while helping people develop self-regulation and resiliency-based skills. As the family programming advisor at the La Maida Institute in LA, and where she has a private practice, she is passionate about serving youths, adults and families through programs and individual/group counseling sessions that are rooted in integrative health, science, mindfulness, and resiliency.