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Peace of Time Wellness was formed to integrate holistic healing. It was founded on the understanding that the mind and body are more integrated than previously thought. Using research-based interventions, Peace of Time offers several service lines that can be used separately, or integrated according to the needs of the client. Integrated workshops are offered throughout the year which are used to educate as well as generate change with the understanding of the mind-body connection. 

All of our services are trauma-informed and many of our modalities are centered around trauma-healing and stress management. Our approach is focused around the experience of life, learning about how we are impacted by events and being educated on options for change through education and self empowerment throughout the span of life.

Peace of Time also believes in social responsibility. As part of who we are, we offer education, advocacy, and community service throughout the year both supporting local organizations and residents of the community.

Shellie Vincent
MSW, LCSW

Shellie Vincent is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has served in the field of mental health since 2007 in a variety of service levels. 

Shellie received her Bachelor’s from Duquesne University in 2006 and has operated in the field of mental health with a focus on trauma-centered approaches for individuals and communities since 2007. Graduating with a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010, Shellie has experience with international initiatives in her work with Mediators Beyond Borders as well as systems/organization cooperative community initiatives in the Pittsburgh area. Following her passion for trauma and neuroscience-informed services, she has been instrumental in the creation of several trauma-informed curricula that has served international and local systems.  She has functioned as a therapist, consultant, trainer, and organizer for trauma-informed understanding in a variety of arenas. 

Shellie is the co-founder of Peace of Time Wellness. A trauma-focused center that provides integrated therapeutic modalities and somatic services spanning from individual to community level coordination, education, and intervention. Shellie sits on two of Pennsylvania’s Action Teams for the Office of Advocacy and Reform Trauma-Informed PA plan. Her research interests include shaping policy through the lens of neuroscience understanding of adverse experiences and community resiliency. Shellie is currently undergoing studies as a PhD student at Case Western Reserve University as she continues to develop training and consultation for Peace of Time. 

Charlie Dees
BA, LMT

Charlie is a Licensed Massage Therapist in both Ohio and Pennsylvania and is the owner/operator of River Dee Massage, LLC. Charlie has over 8 years of experience in therapeutic massage and specializes in Mayofascial Release. Charie is currently completing a 3 year Somatic Experiencing certification.

Our Team

Krista Klukan
EP-C
 
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Trauma-informed yoga is a restorative yoga practice that offers the participant different options for breathing techniques and somatic experiences to regulate the nervous system, empowering the person to autonomously choose how to create a safe space for the exploration of self-regulation practices and grounding techniques. Krista has been teaching for Peace of Time Wellness since 2019 and teaches virtually upon moving to the Tampa Bay Region. Her goal in health care is to provide holistic, client-centered, and evidenced-based trauma-informed care so her clients can improve their quality of life and fully participate in everyday activities.

Krista is an Occupational Therapist with a background in health and wellness, who has been teaching trauma-informed yoga for the last few years but practicing yoga since her teen years.

Meghan Graham
MSW, LCSW
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Meghan Riley-Graham is a licensed clinical social worker with experience working with individuals, families, teens and children. 

 Meghan uses a person-centered approach to therapy, serving as a supportive partner and facilitator for her clients, empowering them to use their unique strengths and skills to navigate difficult situations and identify and change behaviors that are no longer working well.  Her work is trauma-informed and draws on a developmental perspective.  Meghan is currently participating in a Reproductive Health series focused on mental health during the reproductive years. Meghan completed her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Kentucky in 2014.  Prior to this, she earned her B.S. and M.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland.

Nikki Sich
LPC
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Nikki is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania and has worked in the mental health field for over six years. She has worked with a variety of populations in a multitude of settings including those with severe depression, incarcerated individuals struggling with addiction, and daily work stress and life dissatisfaction.

Nikki views everyone as the expert of their own life. Each counseling journey is a different story. It can be difficult navigating these stories on our own. Nikki hopes to assist in exploring these stories, whether an individual encounters depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, or self-esteem issues.

Nikki utilizes a person-centered approach in all therapeutic interactions to ensure clients have a safe space to process through the challenges they are facing. Her therapeutic style gravitates towards Gestalt therapy, Mindfulness techniques, and client-centered approaches. Nikki helps encourage clients to be able to identify emotions and triggers and build the skills to manage and navigate present and future challenges. She is an active member in the therapeutic relationship and offers a non-judgmental space. Nikki wants to empower her clients to build skills during sessions that they can use on their own for years to come.  

Elizabeth Ringler-Jayanthan
MSW, LCSW
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Elizabeth is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and (TIR) Traumatic Incident Reduction; certified in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy); and is a national provider for CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy).

Elizabeth believes in the power of walking alongside her clients throughout their healing journey. She is passionate about utilizing mind-body approaches in work with her clients, particularly mindfulness, expressive arts, trauma-sensitive yoga, and integrating nature into her work. Elizabeth utilizes a strengths-based framework in working together with her clients to identify the change they wish to see and to meet their goals in therapy.

Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F). She holds a Master of Social Work from Barry University and a Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a graduate of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT) Global Mental Health Certificate program.

Kelly Mroz
RYT
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My name is Kelly and I will be teaching yoga at Peace of Time Wellness. While I have been practicing yoga to some degree for the past 8 years, I recommitted to a consistent practice almost three years ago.  At that time, I fell in love with the gentle path that is yoga.    

Coming from a background rich in teaching and communication, my goal is to present yoga in a way that is accessible to all people, no matter their background.  I strive every class to create a safe environment in which yoga philosophy and asana practice is taught and students are encouraged to recognize that their journey into yoga is unique and personal. 

Here at Peace of Time Wellness, I will be offering a Hatha yoga class and a Vinyasa flow yoga class.  Hatha yoga is simply a term that describes any yoga program where yoga postures, or asanas, are taught.  My Hatha yoga class will be a slow moving, introductory level class that will teach common yoga postures.  Vinyasa yoga is a style of yoga that links breath to movement.  You may break a sweat in this class.  It is a flow based class, meaning we will move in and out of yoga postures as we inhale and exhale.  This class is also an introductory level class, however it will move at a slightly faster pace than traditional Hatha yoga.  I will be teaching breathing techniques, some yoga philosophy, and meditation in both Hatha and Vinyasa flow classes.    

Tai David, DPT
Physical Therapist
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Tai David is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in pediatric and pelvic floor physical therapy. She believes that good therapeutic care should make her patients feel empowered and seen, and should give them the confidence to participate joyfully in their daily lives. Tai's approach to treatment starts with seeing her patients as well-rounded people rather than a symptom or diagnosis. That's why she, alongside her business partner, launched Two Blooms Physical Therapy in 2021. At Two Blooms, Tai offers personalized, empathetic, trauma-informed care to people experiencing difficulty in pregnancy, labor, or birth, as well as those with challenges related to postpartum health or sexual assault. She treats a variety of pelvic health issues including incontinence, painful sex, pains in the pelvis, hip, and low back, as well as headaches. Tai uses evidence-based manual therapy techniques as well as exercises, breath work, visualization, nervous system quieting, lymph, and visceral mobilizations to address each patient's unique needs. Tai earned her clinical doctorate in physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2011. She is currently enrolled in the American Physical Therapy Association CAPP - Certificate of Achievement program for Pelvic Health and Obstetrics

Administrative Staff
Beth Cruickshank
Front Desk/Scheduler
Erin Nowakowski
Biller
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Our Mission

At Peace of Time Wellness, we recognize that the health of a human being is a dynamic and complex system that can be affected by experiences in life. Our mission is to support overall wellness by providing research based services that support mental, emotional and physical health, while also encouraging clients to take ownership of their well-being for a sustainable change.

Vision Statement

Provide an interdisciplinary and integrative approach to healing that combines several services that benefit individuals’ well-being and serve as a model for other organizations.

Core Values

Dignity and Empowerment: Each being has inherent dignity and worth. Every individual is the author of their own lives. We provide services to assist with empowering individuals to write.

Collaboration: Peace of Time Wellness is founded on collaboration. We are dedicated to fostering continued collaborations, working closely with other organizations and individuals to provide a diverse practice for wellness.

Best Practice and Advancement: Peace of Time Wellness is dedicated to providing evidence-based services with keeping up to date with advancements in the field through continuing education. The Practice will follow the Code of Ethics as stated by the National Association of Social Work as well as the PA Code for Massage Therapists and other licensed individuals who associate with this practice.

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