Colleen Millen (pronouns she/her) is inspired by two careers – therapy and yoga teaching. In both, she organizes around values of consent, agency, inclusivity and accessibility. As a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of California (#109436), she leads mindfulness groups for teens and helps teens and adults around issues that relate to emotional regulation, anxiety, depression and developmental trauma. She is a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T) instructor and certified Neuro-Affective Relation Model (NARM™) therapist.
Colleen is currently a yoga therapist-in-training with Optimal State Yoga Therapy School under the mentorship of certified yoga therapist Becky Deano, LPC, E-RYT-500, C-IAYT. Optimal State is an American yoga teaching school in which core trainers are in continual education and mentorship with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.