Traci Hodes has worked as a licensed psychologist for the past 25 years. Her professional experience has included collaboration with students and their families within the public school system, as well as work with teens and adults in a private practice setting. She has a passion for working with individuals who have a desire to shift from a reactive place to one of mindful response. She has implemented mindfulness programs within the Cheshire Public School system, teaching staff and students how to take care of themselves using these skills. In addition, she has taught mindfulness in the Hamden area and surrounding communities. Traci is a Certified Mindful Schools Instructor and a University of Massachusetts Medical School qualified MBSR teacher.