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“Anne Phillips brings a reliable sanctuary field for eliciting liberation skills with individuals and groups. I have known and worked with Anne since the 1990s. We have taught together, facilitated spaces of transformation, built a strong friendship, and collaborated on the Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment approach and book. Anne has the gift of creating warm and challenging spaces where varieties of ways of being - head and heart, reflection and action, knowing and inquiry - can emerge in balance and vitality. Anne brings many disciplines and training arenas into her work: counseling, Enneagram meaning making, Somatic Experiencing, Deaf and Deaf-Blind cultural awareness, music, anti-violence, social justice, peace, and belonging.”

Dr. Leticia Nieto

Author, Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment: A Developmental Strategy to Liberate Everyone

“We had the great privilege of having Anne participate as one of the lead clinicians in our research study focused on delivering high quality trauma treatment to people impacted by supremacy culture and systemic oppression. After seeing the direct impact of Anne’s work as a therapist, I can wholeheartedly attest to Anne’s ability to create a safe, secure, attuned space for her clients to heal. Anne brings an amazing skill set and years of experience to her work, but more importantly has a presence and capacity to connect that makes her truly special.”  

Chris Rutgers

The Trauma Foundation Founder

“For years now, Anne Phillips has been my guide along a path of enlightenment, awareness, and confidence. Every visit with her shines new light on my situation. When I decided to give myself the gift of her deep wisdom and brilliant insight, I made the exact right decision.”

Kelly Harland

"I have worked with Anne for nearly a decade and cannot overstate how important our sessions have been to my life and wellbeing. I came to Anne with extreme anxiety, feelings of shame, and self-doubt. She has provided me a safe and loving space, and guided me through very difficult work to better understand the roots of my mental health struggles and how to spot and interrupt old patterns. Anne's integration of somatics into our sessions has also allowed me to understand my emotions in a holistic way. I feel truly transformed by my work with Anne and am so grateful to have her as a therapist!" 

Some places where Anne has consulted and/or taught:

  • Portland, Oregon community of SE practitioners

  • Antioch University

  • The Living Room series

  • Multiple counseling agencies throughout the country

  • The Intiman Theater

  • The Evergreen State College, Day of Absence

  • Jewish Family Services of Seattle

  • The University of Washington - multiple departments

  • Hearthstone Retirement Community 

  • Tuscon, Arizona healers and psychotherapists 

  • Alternatives Professional Counseling - domestic violence offender providers

  • Backbone Campaign 

  • Bastyr University - Integrated Case Consult Panel

  • Seattle Counselors Association 

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