Founder of Chopra Addiction & Wellness Center, Nirmala Raniga has established 5 Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) Clinics serving patients across BC’s Lower Mainland, plus a residential treatment center that she co-founded with renowned author and alternative medicine advocate, Dr. Deepak Chopra. Drawing on her more than 30 years experience, skills and commitment to treat all people with respect and dignity, she is passionate about sharing timeless wisdom tools for mind body health, deeper life fulfillment and emotional healing. She was a 2008 nominee for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and nominated for the 2008 Celebration of Business Excellence Award. Nirmala is a Chopra Certified Master Educator of Primordial Sound Meditation, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga and Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle. Nirmala has made appearances for television, radio and live events internationally. To date she has released two meditation albums: The Divine Healing Mantra; and, Meditation: An Introduction. She is also blogs on BC’s The Province and is the host of “Journey of Healing” on Joy TV.