Judy Smith has her B.S. in Education from The Ohio State University. In her early career, she worked at Mercy Hospital in Chicago as a Recreational Therapist where she served individuals with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and stroke. She went on to get her M.A. in Social Science Administration from Case Western Reserve University. She worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation where she counseled patients first diagnosed with cancer. She co facilitated I Can Cope and cancer education groups and provided support and counseling for oncology nurses. She also worked in the emergency room providing crisis intervention for trauma victims.
Smith has worked as a Manufacturer’s Representative Co-owner S. E. Smith and Associates and Falcon Products, LLC where she worked in a sales capacity managing a 5 state sales territory in the gas and water industry. It was here she was responsible for 20 million dollars in yearly sales.
She is the owner of a Holistic Psychotherapy practice, Judy Smith Wellness counseling, where they offer hypnosis, Emotional Freedom tapping, meditation and yoga nidra. Smith is a co-founder and facilitator of Women’s Empowering Health Group.
She is a certified RYT 500 from Yoga Mix in Neptune Beach. She teaches weekly corporate yoga to Landstar, and cardiac yoga in direct referral from Beaches Baptist Cardiac Rehab. Smith has her Christina Phipps Foundation certification to teach Karma yoga to individuals touched by cancer and is certified in Prenatal yoga, Cardiac yoga, Chair yoga, and Senior yoga. She is currently working privately in yoga for stress, anxiety, trauma and PTSD.