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Now accepting new clients for telehealth psychotherapy services in CA and CT.


“The inspiration you seek is already inside you, be silent and listen.”

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Embodied Living Wellness Center is a trauma-informed, holistic, and integrative psychotherapy practice focusing on mental health treatment through an emphasis on whole-person wellness.


Mental health is health. To adequately address mental health symptoms, we must recognize that our mind, body, and spirit are interconnected. That is why the Embodied Living Wellness Center offers comprehensive services, including evidence-based modalities and alternative healing practices, to help you live a more embodied life.

Guiding Values

  • Respect

  • Kindness

  • Compassion

  • Integrity 

  • Transparency

  • ​Collaboration

  • Empowerment

  • Inclusivity

About Us


Justyna Wawrzonek, DSW, LCSW (she/her), is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of the Embodied Living Wellness Center. Justyna has over ten years of experience working in various mental health and addiction treatment settings, primarily providing therapy services to individuals, couples, and families.


Justyna brings a down-to-earth and compassionate approach to the therapeutic space. She hopes her clients feel safe, seen, and supported in her presence. She strongly believes everyone deserves to live fully and authentically and feels privileged to share in her clients' journey to self-discovery and healing. Justyna is passionate about mental health awareness and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness - Connecticut Chapter.


Justyna was born and raised in Poland. She later immigrated to the U.S and spent the second half of her childhood and early adulthood in Connecticut. She has since relocated to San Diego, CA, where she enjoys the sunshine. Justyna's simple pleasures include reading, yoga, and coffee.




Trainings and Certifications

Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Walden University 2023

Master of Social Work (MSW)

University of Connecticut 2014 

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in & Human Development and Family Studies

University of Connecticut 2012


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) # 93709


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) #10132

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) #1254

Public Health Certificate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

University of Connecticut 2015


HFI Body-Centered-Psychotherapy Training Program – Level 1

Hartford Family Institute 2019


Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC)

Academy Hour 2021

200 Hour Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)

Yoga & Ayurveda Center 2023


300 Hour Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F)

Center for Trauma and Embodiment 2024


Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 1

The Gottman Institute 2024


Couples and Sex Therapy Certification (CCST) 

Modern Sex Therapy Institutes 2024





50 minute Intake Session



50 minute Individual Therapy Session


50 min Couples/Relational Therapy Session


We are currently in-network with Aetna, Cigna and Optum/UnitedHealthcare.


If you have an out-of-network insurance plan, we can provide a superbill, which you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement if you have out-of-network benefits. 


The following forms of payment are accepted: Credit Card, FSA, and HSA.

Payment is due at the time services are rendered. 


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Individual and Relational Psychotherapy

Justyna provides psychotherapy services for individual, couples, and other relational dynamics to address various issues and challenges.


Sex Therapy

Sexual health is a fundamental aspect of overall health. Conversations about sex and sexual issues can often bring up shame, discomfort, and pain for many.


Psychotherapy for First Responders

The job of a first responder comes with a unique lifestyle that can be very stressful and demanding. Turning off the intensity and fast pace nature can be challenging.


Psychotherapy for Special Needs Parents

Parenthood is not an easy role. Caring for a child with special needs brings unique challenges to an inherently stressful role.


Trauma-Sensitive Yoga 

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an evidence-based adjunctive treatment for complex trauma and chronic PTSD.


Yoga Informed Psychotherapy

Yoga therapy is a holistic healing modality that applies yogic tools such as postures, breathwork, and meditation techniques to address an individual’s physical, m and spiritual needs.

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