Depression; Self-Esteem; Social Insecurity; Personal Growth; Issues of Aging


General Psychotherapy; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Holistic Therapy; Reiki/Energy Healing; Meditation; Kundalini Yoga


Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Older Adults

Skip Paynter, LMSW

Kundalini Yoga Teacher

Best Counselor/Therapist

Chronogram Magazine



BA - Bellarmine College
MSW - Fordham University

Prior to joining Izlind, he worked as a counselor/therapist at Astor Services, AIDS Related Community Services, and the Devereux Foundation of New York; and, in addition to his work as a psychotherapist at Izlind, Skip currently serves as Associate Director of Behavioral Services for BSG Integrative Psychology, P.C. Skip also has received extensive additional training on LGBTQI issues and concerns. Skip received additional training in Kundalini Medicine, and certification as a Reiki Master from Soma 11:11 Center and a Kundalini Yoga instructor from KRI. Skip received supplemental training in meditation practices from Dr. Jack Kornfield of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center and from Florence Meleo-Meyer of the UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society. He received specialized training in Mindfulness in Education with Daniel Rechtschaffen; and additional training in Energy Psychology (EFT/Tapping) from Dr. David Feinstein of Innersource.