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Clara Irwin

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Charlotte NC USA

Home Phone: 704-661-1167 Website: http://www.clarairwin.com

About My Work

Profession/Role

  • Mental Health Professional

Ages

  • PreK
  • K5
  • 6th-8th
  • 9th-12th

Environments

  • After School
  • Education / Classroom Program
  • Families & One-on-One

Specialties

Clara works with children, teens, and adults with concerns around anxiety, depression, and trauma. She is a Clinical Addictions Specialist and works with individuals and families around treatment and recovery. She bring mindfulness into her work with all of her clients.

Biography

Clara Irwin was introduced to mindfulness while working in a hospital setting after graduating from The School of Social Work at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Opportunities presented themselves early on in her career to study and practice mindfulness in retreat settings, meditation groups, and in trainings. She has taken the MBSR class and continues to deepen her understanding and practice at UMass Center for Mindfulness.

Her interest in teaching mindfulness lead her to the Mindful Schools Program. Along with teaching children, she helps lead a community meditation group. In her therapy practice, she bring mindfulness into her work with individuals and families. She is grateful to be able to share with others the wisdom and practice of mindfulness which has taught her how to live in the present moment with compassion for herself and others.