Mental Health/Mindfulness/Prevention

 Rachel Hilyar

Phone: 763-241-3400 x5003

Email:

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Rachel Hilyar

Manager of Prevention, Safety and Grants

 

 

 Mary T. Schmitz, MSW, LICSW

Phone: 763-241-3400 x1253

Email:

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Mary T. Schmitz, MSW, LICSW

Mindfulness Educational Specialist 

Mary T. is currently serving ISD 728, Elk River Area Schools as the Mindfulness Education Specialist. Previously, she has served the district for 21 years in the role of School Social Worker. Mary T. completed the Oasis Training through the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Medical School earning her endorsement to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Additionally, she has completed year-long focused training with both the Mindful Education Institute (MEI) and Mindful Schools. Mary T. has been fortunate to study with masters in the field of Mindfulness including Jon Kabat Zinn, Saki Santorelli, Dr. Rick Hanson, Dr. Amy Saltzman, & Daniel Rechtshaffen. Mary T. is also one of 8 Nationally Certified Yoga Calm ® Teacher Trainers. Further, she has completed Alchemy of Yoga’s 200 hr. RYT Yoga Teacher Training.

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