Nicole Coogan is a NYS Licensed Social Worker, a NYS Certified School Social Worker and a Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor. For the past eight years, she has been employed by a Long Island School District as a School Social Worker. In 2015, she opened her own private practice in Sayville, NY called, Inspire Counseling, where she provides therapy to children and their families to help manage anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, grief, anger, self-esteem and other struggles they may be facing. Nicole became certified in children’s yoga and mindfulness through ChildLight Yoga this past year to provide “therapy yoga” tailored to the individual needs of her clients. Nicole works to incorporate stress reduction, yoga and mindfulness into her therapy and is excited and honored to now be working with children through the Long Island Center for Mindfulness to teach these skills in their mindfulness groups. She has been personally trained by Cory Muscara through the Long Island Center for Mindfulness to teach this 6-week kids mindfulness course.