The River Studio is a diverse affiliation of independent teachers and practitioners under one roof with a common mission: to be a community resource for healing, growth, and happiness. Everyone at The River Studio works together to bring each client or student the greatest possible benefits.

The practitioners here are always willing and happy to make referrals to their colleagues. Although the range of services is wide, a common thread is mindfulness–including mindfulness of the client’s or student’s needs. If you are a prospective yoga student or client seeking psychotherapy and you have not already been referred to a particular teacher or therapist Patty Cumler-Bryant can help you make your choice. You can contact her at (207) 622-4600 or

Licensed Clinical Social Workers

Patty Cumler-Bryant, L.C.S.W.

During Patty Cumler-Bryant’s 25 years as a psychotherapist, she has consistently committed time and energy to her own growth and professional development, accumulating along the way an abundance of therapeutic tools and experience. About half of Patty’s practice is generalist, working with people of all circumstances seeking healing, balance and growth. One of Patty’s areas of focus in recent years has been the physiological effects of trauma as well as trauma’s manifestations in the mind and spirit.

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Katrine Scholl, L.C.S.W.

Katrine Scholl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker trained at the University of Connecticut. She has been a practicing psychotherapist in the Hallowell area and at Bates College for over twenty years. Young adults are of special interest to her, as are EMDR, trauma recovery, and couples work, both for heterogeneous and same-sex relationships.

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Terri Hewett Reiter, L.C.S.W.

Terri Hewett Reiter is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed alcohol and drug counselor. Her practice extends to individuals, couples, families, and teens. She has over ten years’ experience helping individuals and families in crisis or life transitions such as divorce, blended or blending families, bereavement, and transforming traumatic experiences. Terri appreciates the opportunity to work with dyads, triads, or whatever constellation of people can be helpful in assisting individuals to understand that conflict is inevitable, conflict is important for growth, and conflict can and needs to be safely expressed and transformed for lasting and meaningful connection.

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Licensed Massage Therapists

Carrie Lehouillier, L.M.T.

Carrie Lehouillier is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. She attended the Downeast School of Massage in Waldoboro, Maine, focusing on Swedish Massage Therapy and Mind/Body Therapies. She has been practicing locally for the past eight years, offering therapeutic and hot stone massage. Carrie uses many different essential oils and healing salves in her treatments, tailoring her techniques to her clients’ needs. She has engaged in courses on myofascial and assisted stretching techniques, as well as many holistic health classes.

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