Laurie Cousins has a B.A. in Psychology, is a certified mindfulness facilitator through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center and certified in Mindful Self-Compassion and Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention through UCSD’s Center for Mindfulness. She is a research associate and co-creator of the Mindful Parent Support program at UCLA's Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders Program. Laurie is a lead teacher for Susan Kaiser Greenland’s Inner Kids Program and teaches Mindfulness in Education. She specializes in working with youths, adults, and families affected by stress, trauma, and addictive behaviors. Laurie is passionate about helping people heal and embracing their authenticity through self-acceptance, compassion, resiliency, and joy.