About Marlo Pedroso

Mindfulness teacher Marlo Pedroso

Marlo Pedroso (he/him) is a (LICSW) with over a 15 years of experience as a therapist, healer, transformation facilitator, and teacher. He integrates contemporary psycho-therapeutic approaches, mindfulness practices, body-based (somatic) and creative approaches to support healing and transformation in individuals and groups.

He is student and dedicated practitioner of yoga and mindfulness meditation for over 20 years. He is qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction instructor trained at the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS and a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor.  Marlo is a musician and poet, with a strong interest in using the arts for social and spiritual change. He is a father of two boys.

Marlo’s approach strives to bring forth and build on people’s innate resources and strengths. As a queer, bi-cultural, bilingual son of working class Portuguese immigrants, he enjoys working with people of diverse cultural, class, and racial backgrounds.

Marlo Pedroso’s Areas of Specialty & Interest Include:

  • Ecotherapy (therapy outside in nature)
  • Mindfulness & Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Somatic Focusing
  • Internal Family Systems and parts work
  • Narrative Therapy
  • LGBTQ+ related care
  • Masculinity Work
  • Spirituality & related concerns
  • Supporting creative and artistic work
  • Psychedelic Experience Integration & Support

Populations & Concerns Addressed:

  • Individual adults 18 and older
  • Anxiety, depression & mood disorders
  • Interpersonal & relational challenges
  • Child-hood and development trauma
  • Addiction & substance use 
  • LGBQ issues
  • Trans and gender related concerns 
  • Issues related to culture, class, race 
  • Spirituality
  • Issues pertaining to vocation and life purpose
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