Laurie Cousins, BA

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Laurie Cousins
Course: Mindfulness for Families

Laurie has a B.A. in Psychology, is trained through Inner Kids mindfulness program, and is mentored by the founder Susan Kaiser-Greenland. Laurie brings mindful awareness practices into education in a secular way by teaching the ABC’s of Mindfulness to children, teens, teachers, and administrators in K-12 public and private schools. Also, Laurie is the creator, director and lead teacher of the Unplug Kids & Teens program at Unplug Meditation studio in Los Angeles.

As a Family Mindfulness Practitioner, Laurie provides effective strategies and support for families dealing with attentional, behavioral and emotional challenges, while cultivating a more connected and peaceful home. She creates a customized system of practices and other interventions for each family that best serves their unique needs, circumstances, and preferences.

Laurie is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator and Teacher for UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is currently working at UCLA as a Research Associate, facilitating Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups for young people through the Child & Adolescent Mood Disorders program.

If you would like to contact Laurie, you can email her at


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