Every person has within them the ability to heal themselves. The therapy is merely a guide - a connective transport - allowing the individual to go toward that quest of healing feeling supported - safe and fully loved.
Background and Influence:
20 years in psychotherapy practice
20 years in yoga practice (Kundalini Yoga Teacher certified in 2007)
Areas of Specialty:
Women in transition
Grief and loss
Divorce and separation
About Amy Carpenter - LCSW - CYT: Psychotherapist and Yoga Instructor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
"Professional History: Amy Carpenter began her career in child welfare - where she worked in the fields of foster care and adoption. During her graduate tenure at Boston University - she was awarded a child welfare practitioners stipend allowing her to receive additional training in family systems. Amy was responsible for the kinship initiative implemented in 1997 in Lynn - Massachusetts. The model was later used as a pilot for a nation-wide protocol offering children entering foster care the opportunity to stay connected to their birth families. Licensed as an independent Clinician in 2001 - Amy held a private practice in Los Angeles where began her interest in Kundalini Yoga as a pathway to personal awareness and healing. In 2005 - she moved to Maine and joined the Midcoast Integrated Health Collaborative - a grassroots organization connecting Doctors with Clinicians to improve client care. In 2007 - Amy co-initiated Esprit counseling - one of the first school-based counseling programs in Midcoast Maine. Later that same year - she became certified as a Kundalini Yoga Instructor and has been teaching locally ever since."