Amita Schmidt - Spiritual Therapist

Amita Schmidt, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist offering counseling for individuals on Maui in Kihei, Hawaii. Amita's work is informed by her deep commitment to mindfulness, spirituality, and the healing of depression and trauma.

Amita holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington with a Bachelor's Degree from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She has worked as a counselor in both inpatient and outpatient mental health for many years, as well as being a mindfulness teacher and workshop leader across the USA since 1997. She is also trained in authentic movement therapy and the work of Byron Katie. She has been practicing insight meditation for thirty years and teaches retreats on healing depression and mindfulness throughout the USA. She is also familiar with recovery and the 12 step recovery process. Amita is a published author and cartoonist.

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