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Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Wellness Educator UF Shands Arts in Medicine, Integrative Therapies

Nancy Lasseter received a Masters and Specialist degree from the UF Counselor Ed. Dept. in 1984 and has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1987. Ms. Lasseter has been an instructor of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in the Gainesville community since 2004 and at UF Health since 2006. As co-founder of the UF Health Arts in Medicine Contemplative Arts Program in 2009 and pioneering the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program in 2013, Nancy has offered stress reduction interventions to patients, families and staff, teaches Mindfulness in Medicine to UF Health med students, is contracted to teach mindfulness to case managers in the statewide Maternal and Infant Care program and the local Partnership for Strong Families program. Nancy and her husband Ewen host the Karuna Cottage “Nurturing in Nature” Community Center in Gainesville that offers MBSR, meditation, creative arts, and nature therapy (https://www.facebook.com/KarunaCottage/).