Anne is a psychotherapist, consultant, and teacher who supports embodied liberation. She works with the body, mind, and emotional intelligences with a particular attention to how power is used.
She supports individuals and relationships towards peace, clarity, and connection.
Anne has been a licensed psychotherapist since 1997. Prior to her work as a psychotherapist, she worked in social services, particularly in the domestic violence and sexual assault field. She has worked with organizations by and for people who are Deaf and DeafBlind. Anne is an alumna of The Evergreen State College and St. Martin’s University.
Anne is a teacher of Dr. Leticia Nieto’s Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment: A Developmental Strategy to Liberate Everyone and Dr. Stephen Porge’s Polyvagal theory. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP).
Anne was born and raised in Seattle, WA without an awareness that she was in the unceded land of the Coast Salish and Duwamish peoples. Today, she pays rent to the Duwamish peoples at Real Rent Duwamish.
She is partnered and grateful for the daily practice of learning how to love. She is a sister, daughter, aunt, partner, student, teacher, friend, and step-parent.
Some of her earliest influences were camping with her mother and sister in the Cascades along the Sauk river where her mother made huckleberry jam on the fire pit from the berries they collected, summer camp on Orcas Island, bicycle trips with her father, team sports, voluntary participating in Seattle schools desegregation program, and holidays spent with family friends at Kalaloch and LaPush.