Mindy Milam, LCSW

Faculty, Supervisor, Certified Alumni | she/her
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States mindymilam1@gmail.com

Mindy Milam is a member of the CMBM Faculty and Supervision Team. She is certified in Mind-Body Medicine, and leads in-person and online Mind-Body Skills Groups, as well as conducts workshops for community organizations and businesses.

Mindy has over 25 years of experience in her private practice of psychotherapy, and 9 years of experience as a school social worker. Her focus with clients is holistic, and addresses emotional, mental, physical and spiritual well-being. Mindy also has extensive experience leading grief groups, with a special focus on women whose mothers have died. She is a life-long resident of New Orleans, and got involved with CMBM after Hurricane Katrina. Mindy learned firsthand how to use mind-body skills as she rebuilt her private practice, her home, and her city.

Mindy earned her BA in Political Science, graduating cum laude, and her MSW at Tulane University. She enjoys traveling, reading, learning about different cultures, participating in community activism, exploring nature, moving her body, cooking, learning about the fusion of Buddhism and psychotherapy, and making the most out of every day. She is excited by the joy of learning and strives to embody resilience, kindness and hope in her daily life.

Recent press

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