By Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS

Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS, is a Psychotherapist and Consultant, and is in the Center’s Mind-Body Medicine faculty. She is Executive Director of the Mind-Body Center of Louisiana; Director of Behavioral Health Services, Baton Rouge OneStop Homeless Services Center, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Baton Rouge; and she offers Mind-Body Skills groups with displaced Katrina and Rita survivors, Horizon Oil Spill Disasters and in school-based mental health.


Equal Opportunity Group Experience

By Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS

Since my first Mind-Body Medicine Professional Training Program in 2006, there have been so many moments in which I have given quiet thanks for all that I have learned and experienced with the Center. The moment captured in this photo is but one of many. Having facilitated mind-body skills groups in all kinds of places with all kinds of people, young and old, I have noticed so many common themes, including one I’ve heard Jim refer to as the “equal opportunity group experience.”

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