Laurence Magro, MS, MBA, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in mindfulness-based therapies and integrative approaches. For the last 15 years, she has drawn on Eastern contemplative traditions and recent advances in mind/body research to inspire and empower people to help themselves. Laurence holds a masters degree in Counseling Psychology and has received Teacher Certification in MBSR from the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School. She is versed in other mindfulness based interventions such as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and the use of mindfulness to relieve pain and restore wellbeing. She is the founder and director of Mindful Living NY.