John Powell (Johnny P, he/his/him) is a mental health counselor in private practice focusing on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Clinical Relational Frame Theory. John helped open Two Roads Academy, a therapeutic school in Essex, Vermont, developed the theory of the Values-Driven Education Model, and has been teaching ACT for three years. He's a member of the Association For Contextual Behavioral Science, has spoken at their World Conference in Dublin Ireland, and is an active member in their Children and Families Special Interest Group.
He's a Master's level Reiki practitioner. He offers professional Reiki sessions, consultations, and runs Reiki attunements. John hosts a monthly Reiki share in Burlington, Vermont. He's been a member of the Vermont Reiki Association and volunteered Reiki services at the Turning Point Center for two years before it closed to the public.
As a non-denominational ordained minister, he performs various spiritual ceremonies, including officiating weddings. He obtained his 200-hour yoga teacher certificate from Sangha Studio in 2020 and has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. As a poet, John has curated multiple poetry series and taught a workshop. As a songwriter, he's been performing for almost 20 years. As a writer, he ran his own online magazine for close to five years, and continues to write band reviews, bios, and press releases. He's also an environmental educator and published author. He's been teaching workshops and presentations for over ten years. Connect with John at firstname.lastname@example.org.