Faculty Profile: Carol Jakus

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Carol Jakus

Carol Jakus, MA, MSW, LICSW is currently a fall faculty with a SC specialization after 10 years experience as a LIOS Systems Consultant. She also has taught in the Health Psychology Department at Bastyr University. Her experience as a psychotherapist covers 30+ years. She is the founder of The Northwest Center for Mindful Living, offering psychotherapy, clinical consultation, leadership support and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes and workshops to the private and public sector.
Carol’s clinical approach weaves together the gifts of Self-relations work, Ericksonian hypnotherapy, Narrative training, brief therapy, trauma resolution, cognitive restructuring, interpersonal neurobiology and contemplative practices. She has completed The University of Massachusetts’s Medical School’s, Center for Mindfulness' basic and advanced training programs in MBSR. She holds the foundations of Mindfulness, including acceptance and gratitude, as the heart from which all her clinical work, supervision and teaching arises. Her approach is to weave together thoughts, feelings and body sensations under the open sky of spiritual practice. Carol draws from both Western and Eastern practices, particularly Buddhism, to support the healing process. She has studied a variety of body-based practices including yoga, qi gong, tai chi, Continuum and mindful movement, which she integrates into her work. Her intention as an educator & clinician is to facilitate, witness and guide others toward internal or interpersonal peace, well-being and integrity.


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