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Mindful Milestones is a Milestones in the Making production by Brianna Schiavoni - a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), counselor, coach, & Certified Children's Yoga Teacher (CCYT). 'Ms. Bri' is committed to offering alternative & affordable group programs that educate & enrich the lives of Gainesville-area youth & families. Respective group programming has been shaped by specialized experience in: health coaching for persons with chronic conditions, developmental psychology, behavioral analysis, parent coaching, ADHD coaching, Integrated Movement Therapy (IMT), motivational interviewing, therapeutic camps, art/music/play therapy, public health education/outreach, & crisis intervention.
The center of Ms. Bri’s practice is a selection of tools for youth and guardian support to help with the management of: Academic achievement; Anger- & impulse-control; Anxiety; Bullying; Depression; Executive functioning (attention, time management, memory, organization & activation/effort); Interpersonal conflict & efficacy; Management of chronic conditions (biological & behavioral); Social-skills development ; Self-esteem & body image; Sexuality across the lifespan; and Stress management.
This African proverb - "It takes a village to raise a child" - defines the foundation of work done at Mindful Milestones. The idea is that no family is an island unto itself - we are all connected by the tides of life that generate richness and preclude suffering. Programs offered by Mindful Milestones develop a shared vision of how our communities nurture the experiences of our maturing 'village.'