Therapist & Yoga Teacher
with an east meets west
approach to healing
Inspired by and trained in various healing modalities, Amanda intuitively combines ancient practices with modern therapeutic approaches.Whether working with individuals in therapy, leading support groups, workshops or trainings, Amanda integrates the mind-body connection into her practice.
Since 2010, Amanda has led various therapeutic yoga and meditation programs, including for children and adults with cancer, youth who are homeless, youth in juvenile detention centers, first responders, and for adolescents and adults at psychiatric hospital programs.Amanda is forever grateful to her teachers, including Sheryl & Neil Edsall, founders of Naturally Yoga, where Amanda was first introduced to yoga. Amanda is also thankful for Geri Topfer & Penni Feiner, founders of Kula for Karma, who evoke the true meaning of seva (selfless service). Amanda is currently training in the Katonah Yoga® method created by Nevine Michaan.
BSW, New York University
MSW, University of Southern California
200 Hour Yoga Certification, Naturally Yoga
300 Hour Yoga Certification, YogaWorks
Reiki Level 1, Pamela Miles
Work With Amanda
Join the Virtual High School Support Group:
Amanda creates a safe space for teens to share authentically, feel supported and to provide support for each other. Teens are guided through mindfulness techniques, journaling prompts and coping skills.Tuesday's 6pm-7:15pm ET on zoom
Amanda is a licensed master social worker (LCSW) in New York State. Amanda is employed to provide psychotherapy at Bhava Therapy Group and supervised by Amir Levine, PHD LCSW-R.