Dr. Lakshyan Schanzer is a licensed psychologist bringing over 45 years of experience integrating Eastern and Western approaches to psychotherapy. At BodyMind Therapy in Cranston RI, Lakshyan offers a gentle, body-centered and meditative approach to psychotherapy, and a precise integrated approach to meditation and yoga programs. Some of the benefits that clients and students report include: Increased relaxation, less fatigue, enhanced capacity for pleasure and fun, relief of chronic tension and pain, resolution of inner and interpersonal conflicts, physical and emotional healing, and ability to make new life choices.
Clients also appreciate that BodyMind Therapy offers a safe, healing and accessible environment, and that therapy goals are established collaboratively. Whether it be yoga or meditation classes, or psychotherapy, clients leave the office with a sense of well-being, mental clarity and balance. See Lakshyan's website for BodyMind Therapy, where he offers yoga, meditation, and psychotherapy.
To make an appointment, please fill out the contact form or call Dr. Schanzer at 401-369-8115.
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
Pain management - Managing pain at work, e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain
Stress management - Coping with stress of life and change, expectations of self and other
Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Lakshyan Schanzer is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
BodyMind Therapy/The Yoga Studio, Founder and Director, 1979 - Present
Applied Yoga, Mindfulness, and Stress Management for Business, University, and Healthcare Settings, Consultant and Developer, 1979 - Present
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Schanzer, L. "Non-Invasive Methodologies of Studying Neurological Correlates of Human Mental States, in particular those during Psychotherapy – A Review of Recent Literature," Hakomi Forum, Boulder CO. 1988
AHP, Yoga Conferences & Yoga Teacher Training in USA & Brazil, 2008
William James College, PsyD, 1990
Certified Hakomi Teacher, 1987
Hakomi Training with Ron Kurtz, 1983
Satsang with Nisargadatta Maharaj, 1979
Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training with BKS Iyengar, 1979
Hunter College, MSEd, 1977
Integral Yoga Teacher Certification, 1971