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The Mindfulness Center of Lititz was conceptualized to provide Lititz and the surrounding Lancaster area with therapy and various mindfulness services by experienced and professional instructors and therapists. 

We provide, and are continually developing, services such as individual therapy, couples therapy, one-to-one mindfulness coaching, continuing mindfulness learning program, 8-week onsite mindfulness courses, and distance learning.

Gretchen Valudes, MA


Gretchen grew up in Northern Virginia. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology with emphasis in research. She went on to obtain her master's degree in Counseling Psychology and has worked in both clinical and research settings within the mental health field since 2006 in Washington D.C., San Diego, CA, and Lancaster, PA. She is experienced and trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which is founded off mindfulness skills, and has experience in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (M-BSR).


A mental health clinician by day, Gretchen has extensive experience and training in teaching and implementing mindfulness to both individual and group settings. She found that mindfulness was very effective in helping clients, and realized that sharing the gift of mindfulness with the larger community was needed.

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