“Everyone has an innate and unique capacity to change, grow, and heal. I aim to create a compassionate environment and collaborative partnership that will help activate this powerful potential.”
Upon graduation, Anna relocated to Flagstaff, Arizona, providing triage, assessment, and crisis counseling in a clinical setting, working directly with clients in crisis in the community and with the Native American populations of the region.
In 2021, Anna moved to North Carolina and paired with law enforcement to respond to emergency mental health calls to resolve crises, minimize traumatic encounters with emergency services, connect clients with appropriate care and resources, and provide therapy on an outpatient basis to a wide range of clients.
Anna graduated with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Illinois University, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of IL. in Chicago.
“I enjoy exploring new places, trying new foods, and learning new skills in my free time. I dream of creating a small, self-sufficient homestead and hosting free hands-on skills and craft workshops for the community.”