Elizabeth Veras, MA

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Elizabeth Veras is a member of the CMBM Faculty and Supervision Team. After the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Elizabeth participated in CMBM trainings, and was able to recognize her own post-traumatic growth and appreciate her resilience. With her certification in Mind-Body Medicine, she felt inspired to go forth into the world and share this important work, bringing Mind-Body Skills Groups to Parkland, libraries, hospital systems, and universities. Fluent in Spanish, Elizabeth runs groups and has presented workshops for Spanish speakers

Elizabeth is a Certified Chief Happiness Officer who guides humans in the exploration and creation of sustainable joy. With a background in counseling, education, and human resources, Elizabeth designs programs that focus on improving workplace culture through the lens of wellness and often works with law enforcement and healthcare workers. She works across all age groups and as a trauma-informed yoga instructor works with children and teens. Elizabeth is a trainer for the Active Parenting Program, and is a Happiness Coach. She collaborates with local coalitions, is a frequent speaker at wellness events, and teaches brain fitness to adults and seniors.

Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University. She also holds a Certificate in Human Resource Management from Florida Atlantic University. Elizabeth is certified in Yoga Nidra and also brings brain fitness to adults and seniors. She is a Reiki Master and most recently completed certification requirements in Mexico for Traditional Medicine.

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