About Erica


Erica has been using mindfulness-based approaches to help people develop healthy relationships with body, mind and food for over 25 years.

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Her journey as a clinical nutritionist led her toward integrative work as a psychotherapist, yoga teacher and mind body health coach.   She has worked with youth, families and professionals that serve them for the past 23 years as a graduate and post graduate educator, licensed therapist, coach, program developer, director and consultant.

Erica founded Integrative Life Services, bringing a team of talented individuals together in order to more effectively help individuals, families, and organizations realize their vision for better living at home and work. Through ILS Erica is privileged to integrate her talents and passion for teaching, coaching and counseling individuals and groups toward greater levels of well being in their professional and personal lives.

Erica is the principal provider at Integrative Life.  Other practitioners in our group are licensed Master’s and doctorate level psychotherapists, registered yoga teachers and certified addictions counselors.

Although clients, students and life experiences have been Erica’s strongest and most enduring teachers, she also holds the following formal qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker – LCSW
  • Registered Dietician Nutritionist – RDN
  • Registered and Experienced Yoga Teacher- E-RYT and RYT-500
  • Certified Yoga Therapist C-IAYT
  • Senior Addictions Counselor – CACIII
  • Past certification as a Fitness Instructor, American College of Sports Medicine

Erica has had formal training to provide and facilitate the following:

  • Yoga Ed – Life skills and Yoga Curriculum, K-12 and Tools for Teachers
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – professionally trained by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli
  • Professional Life Coaching

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Erica is also trained to train other professionals to provide:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Tools for Teachers- Yoga and Mindfulness Based Life Skills for the Classroom
  • Thinking for a Change: Integrated Cognitive Change Curriculum
  • Multisystemic Family Therapy (MST consultant for 15 years)

As an expert in the provision of evidence based service models, Erica has been privileged to help organizations throughout the US develop more effective and sustainable ways to serve youth and families, leading innovations in public and private service systems.

Curriculum Vitae with portfolio of trainings and academic presentations are available upon request.