Mr. Ryan Kenny MSW

Ryan  Kenny

Ryan is a clinical social worker, mental health therapist and qualified MBSR instructor with over eleven years of meditation experience. He holds a masters degree of social work with a focus in mental health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He studied neuroscience at the Center For Healthy Minds and trained with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts medical school. Ryan has developed mindfulness curricula for public school teachers and students, and has had the privilege of teaching stress reducing meditation techniques to veterans of the Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam wars.

Ryan currently works as a counselor in a local crisis center and provides guided meditation and instruction throughout Portland, OR in a number of secular settings for all ages and skill levels.

Areas of Specialty

Anxiety

Coping Skills

Depression

Emotional Disturbance

Life Coaching

Relationship Issues

Sleep or Insomnia

Success Coaching

Other

Articles Ryan has Published
Three Mindful Strategies for New Year’s Resolutions
Three Mindful Strategies for New Year’s Resolutions

February has arrived, and for many, today marks the beginning of the end of New Year's resolutions. So long, it's been a great ride... We're curious – why, year after year, do resolutions fade or dissolve »

February has arrived, and for many, today marks the beginning of the end of New Year's resolutions. So long, it's been a great ride... We're curious – why, year after year, do resolutions fade or dissolve altogether? Is it lack of motivation? Power of old habits? Fear? An article in Psychology Today suggests several reasons why resolutions fail (more on that here), but the main conclusion they offer..

Mr. Ryan Kenny · February 8th, 2017

Mr. Ryan Kenny · February 8th, 2017