Melanie Ryan, LCSWR

Holistic Psychotherapist
Ancient Wisdom Teacher


Melanie Ryan is a holistic psychotherapist, teacher and mentor. She is a visionary, entrepreneur, consultant, and international ancient wisdom guide. 


Melanie Ryan has specialized in healing trauma for over 25 years. She is well known for her teaching of ancient wisdom, knowledge of holistic health, and development of holistic businesses. She offers teacher trainings in energy medicine, Buddhist meditation, and holistic psychotherapy sessions in person and online. 


Melanie is devoted to the healing of the Earth, communities and individuals. She works in a psycho-spiritual way, with the deeper spiritual realms to heal the soul. She specializes in clearing traumas both from the human psyche and the body, as well as among communities and the land.


As a visionary and entrepreneur, Melanie creates holistic businesses that support the ancient wisdom and natural healing methods of our ancestors.

Ancient Wisdom Today

Currently the owner and founder of Ancient Wisdom Today, Inc., an educational organization that provides experiential learning and travel in the study of ancient wisdom. Melanie works with indigenous shamans and ancient wisdom holders of worldwide philosophies and mythologies.

The Center for Health and Healing

Melanie also created The Center for Health and Healing (2012-2020), which was the largest and most progressive holistic health and learning center in the Hudson Valley Region. Voted Best of Hudson Valley in Holistic Medicine and Best of Westchester in Mind/Body Programs. 

Community Healing Circles/Workshops

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Yearlong Life Empowerment Programs

Energy Medicine Trainings

100 hour Meditation Teacher Trainings


Holistic Psychotherapy

Shadow Work

Past life Regression

Meditation Instruction

Shamanic Healing

Dream Healing Incubation Retreat




Domestic/International Ancient Wisdom Adventures

April 2019 Greece 

August 2020 Ireland/England 

June 2021 Greece 


*Melanie Ryan is authorized to teach Buddhism in the Shambhala tradition founded by the renowned Tibetan Master, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This tradition combines a contemporary, secular approach to meditation with the ancient practices of Tibetan Buddhism.

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