Nancy Lasseter received both a Masters and Specialist degree from the University of Florida Counselor Education Department in 1984 and has been practicing as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1987. She currently has a small private practice for persons interested in a mindful approach to greater wellness. Ms. Lasseter has been an instructor of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in the Gainesville community since 2004 and at UF Health since 2006. As a co-founder of the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine (AIM) Contemplative Arts, Nancy helped in bringing the healing arts into the healthcare setting. For two years beginning in 2013, as part of the new UF Health Integrative Medicine team, Nancy offered mindfulness and other stress reduction interventions to patients and families.
Ms. Lasseter also has taught a four week Mindfulness in Medicine course to UF Health medical students yearly since 2015, offers a four week Mindfulness at Work program to businesses and a four week Tools for a Mindful Life program at the University of Florida with UF Wellness. Nancy is a member of the UF Mindfulness at the University of Florida whose mission is to bring greater mindfulness to the University of Florida campus. She also offers an online eight week mindfulness course that is suitable for caring professionals.