Kellie Shojaku Garza

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Title Hoshi
Organization Open Mind Zen
Lineage Soto


Kellie Garza M.A., LMHC, CST. is a licensed mental health counselor and has been practicing psychotherapy since 2004. A large part of her practice and focus has been on working with trauma survivors.

Kellie has been a student of Al Rapaport since December of 2011. She has been an Assistant Teacher at Open Mind Zen Melbourne since 2016 and received Hoshi, or Senior Assistant Teacher status in early 2019. She enjoys integrating psychology with her Zen practice and teaching.


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