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Nicole Lovald is a licensed associate marriage and family therapist. She is also one of the co-owners of Spirit of the Lake Yoga and Wellness Center in Shorewood, Minnesota. Nicole is a mental health therapist, certified life coach, reiki practitioner, and registered yoga teacher. As a natural healer all of her life, she has worked with a variety of populations (kids/adolescents, veterans, domestic violence and sexual assault victims and more) in various settings throughout her career. Working from the perspective that everyone has the tools to heal within them, Nicole guides her clients to uncover their hidden potential and ability to heal. Nicole incorporates mindfulness, breathwork, guided imagery and relaxation, energy healing, as well as mind-body medicine techniques into her practice, when and where it is appropriate for clients. Nicole works with all ages, from kids who may be struggling with anxiety or school pressures, to adults who are experiencing a life transition, grief, stress, or any other life challenge. She brings in a whole person (mind, body, and spirit) approach to working with her clients therapeutically.

As a life-long learner, Nicole believes in the power of education and continues to grow as a healer and therapist. You can see her training below:

  • *Post-graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Certified Life Coach with the Institute for Life Coach Training

  • Yoga Teacher (RYT500, E-RYT 200 & YACEP) + specialty trainings in restorative yoga, yin yoga, and shamanism

  • The Resilient Heart: Trauma Sensitive HeartMath Certification

  • Nutrition for Mental Health Certification

  • Training in Mind-Body Medicine at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

  • Reiki Master, (Reiki 1, 2, & 3) certified through Spirit of the Lake Yoga and Wellness Center

  • Graduate of the Veterans Yoga Project Mindfulness Resilience for Trauma Recovery program

  • Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services

  • Undergraduate degree in Sociology

Meet Nicole: About Me
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