Podcast 96 | An interview with Mindfulness and Pregnancy Expert Nicole Elliott

For Nicole Elliott, mindfulness doesn’t end in the counseling private practice, it’s how she lives her life.

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PoP Culture meet Nicole Elliott, LAPC, NCC, CYT

NicoleBioPic-278x300Operating from a holistic approach, Nicole assists clients in understanding their suffering and discovering their inner strength through acceptance and choice. Her methods are informed by Western psychology and Eastern philosophy. She employs mindfulness-based techniques, including yoga and meditation, to help individuals connect to their body, mind, and spirit. She addresses a wide range of issues, but focuses on anxiety, depression, emotion recognition and regulation, existential and spiritual concerns, and communication in relationship.

Nicole also has a passion for working with expectant mothers through the emotional and physical challenges of pregnancy and childbirth.  She integrates individual and group therapy with prenatal yoga, breathing exercises and awareness techniques.  These methods assist clients in working with fear, anxiety and pain during pregnancy, labor and early parenthood.

Nicole received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University, and her BBA in Marketing from Georgia State University. She is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor in Georgia, a National Certified Counselor, and a certified yoga and prenatal instructor in the Pranakriya yoga tradition. She teaches yoga and meditation in-studio, as well as inpatient and outpatient settings. Nicole has also received training in Maternal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International, and mindfulness training through the Atlanta Mindfulness Institute.

Nicole is under the direction of Megan W Broadhead, LPC and the supervision of Kenyon C. Knapp, PhD, LPC, NCC.

Resources from this Podcast

Videos that Nicole really likes

Here’s the link to Postpartum Support International that Nicole mentioned for Perinatal Mental Health:

5 Tips for including Mindfulness in Your Practice

Nicole’s great article on “5 Mindfulness Tips for Therapists

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  • 9:43 How Nicole’s brand changed through yoga
  • 12:10 What yoga does for compassion
  • 16:26 How to take yoga off the mat
  • 27:57 How to reduce burnout
  • 35:16 The one thing that happened that I didn’t expect
  • 39:31 How Nicole broke the rules
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Joe Sanok Private Practice ConsultantJoe Sanok is an ambitious results expert. He is a private practice business consultant and counselor that helps small businesses and counselors in private practice to increase revenue and have more fun! He helps owners with website design, vision, growth, and using their time to create income through being a private practice consultant. Joe was frustrated with his lack of business and marketing skills when he left graduate school. He loved helping people through counseling, but felt that often people couldn’t find him. Over the past few years he has grown his skills, income, and ability to lead others, while still maintaining an active private practice in Traverse City, MI. To link to Joe’s Google+ .

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