Ginny Mackles  MSW, LMHC, RT

Holistic Life Coach and Reiki Teacher


Ginny Mackles is a Holistic Life Coach, Reiki Master Teacher, Mind-Body Therapist and Board Certified Professional Counselor, LMHC, holding a NY state license in Mental Health Counseling with a Masters in Social Work. She specializes in working with individuals seeking to reduce stress, anxiety or depression, those looking for increased mental clarity and emotional well-being, and individuals wanting to live a more meaningful well-balanced life. 

Ginny also holds certifications in the BodyTalk System, Hypnotherapy / Regression Therapy, Stress Management, Life Coaching and many holistic based modalities. Her broad background includes extensive work with intuitive counseling, energy medicine, over 25 years of Siddha Yoga meditation practice as well as 15 years of corporate Human Resources management. 

A pioneer in the field of Holistic Health, Ginny created Sunburst, Gift Shop & Wellness Center in 1988, a Mt. Kisco, NY-based store & center dedicated to providing tools and services for personal growth and healing. After nearly 15 years, Ginny moved on from Sunburst to focus full time on her private practice along with teaching workshops.

As an Adjunct Professor at Pace University, Ginny taught Holistic Counseling at the graduate level. She presents her work internationally as a speaker at Expos, Conferences, on TV and radio and is the Chairperson for the annual Minnesota Reiki Conference.

Teaching and practicing Reiki for nearly 30 years Ginny is a Reiki Master of Usui Shiki Ryoho , Shihan of Komyo ReikiDo, Shihan-kaku of Jikiden Reiki, Reiki Master of Gendai Reiki Ho and a Registered Karuna Reiki® Master. 

Her journey with Reiki began in 1986 studying with Carol Vidula Krum of the Reiki Alliance.  (Master Krum was initiated as a Reiki Master through Phyllis Furumoto, Grand Master of the Reiki Alliance.)  In an effort to continually grow with Reiki, Ginny has studied with Reiki Masters Gail Sterling, David Jarrell, William Lee Rand, Frank Arjava Petter, Ethel Lombardi (initiated through Master Takata), Frans Stiene, Tadao Yamaguchi in Japan, Hiroshi Doi and Hyakuten Inamoto. 

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Ginny offers private in-person sessions in southwest metro Minneapolis areas of Eden Prairie and Minnetonka, MN and regularly in Westchester County, NY. 

Private video coaching and online counseling sessions are also available from any location via telephone, FaceTime or Skype.

All levels of Reiki training are currently available in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and Westchester County, NY. Inquire for details.

About Ginny Mackles