Ann has worked with families, couples, and individuals affected by addiction for over 30 years. She is a Certified Imago Workshop Presenter, having trained with Harville Hendricks. She is also a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, having trained with Peter Levine. She is NAADAC, CADC II, NCPRSS, CCAPP, Imago Workshop Presenter, and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.
She trained as a Voice Dialogue facilitator with Hal and Sidra Stone as well as with Lori Gordon and the PAIRS (practical application of intimate relationship skills) model.
Ann consulted at the Betty Ford Center for 17 years and developed the Recovery Enrichment Program (REP)with Linda Free-Gardner as well as a program for recovering couples and singles, using Imago Theory. She was in private practice for 26 years in Southern California and Montana leading women's groups, couples groups, and workshops for recovering people and their families.
Ann designed and Implemented the women's program for Awakenings Recovery. She remained in Seaside, Oregon as Executive Director for a few years before moving to Texas. She did some staff training at the Fredericksburg, Texas location. She most recently completed a contract with Driftwood Recovery doing education on Relationship and Relapse.
Ann lives in Wimberley, Texas with her rescue dog Oreo.