Shawnta Wright, MA, LPCS, LPC & NCC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, an AFAA certified group fitness instructor & personal trainer, a licensed Zumba instructor, and the owner of Mindful Bodies LLC.
Shawnta used her 20 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in the physical fitness and mental health counseling arenas to create her Mindful Bodies business in 2010. Mindful Bodies is located in Durham NC and its’ mission is to increase mental, physical, emotional & behavioral health and wellness for all people. Mindful Bodies offers mental health counseling for obesity & weight management, physical fitness services and workshops & seminars.
Shawnta’s specialty counseling and professional training topics include weight management, stress management, self-esteem & self-image, marriage and family therapy, parenting, domestic violence & sexual assault. Shawnta teaches various fitness formats including Zumba, cardio-kicking boxing, line dancing, HITT, boot camp, strength training, and abs/lower back classes.
Shawnta has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and a Master’s Degree in Agency Counseling from NCCU.