Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
CA License MFT 20813
610 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010 USA
Ph: (831) 566-9416
August 1985 – present: Private practice: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Specialties: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, trauma healing.
Children and adolescents, re-organizing family systems, co-parenting, reunification therapy, individual, couples and family therapy.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
September 28, 2020: International presenter for South African Association of Social Workers in Private Practice: Understanding and Settling Our Nervous Systems: Neuropsychological theory and practice in calming activation during challenging times. Chair: Paula Hildebrand, MSW
April 23, 2020: Presenter for Santa Cruz Family Law Bar: Settling Our Nervous Systems. Tools for providers and our clients for settling nervous system activation. Chair: Brian Myers, Esq
August 6, 2014: International presenter for Familyzone ™, Johannesburg, South Africa. CEU course: Contact Refusal: Challenges and Solutions.
AM: Reunification Therapy: Perspectives and Practice
PM: Facilitating Healing in Parent-Child Relationships: Working with traumatic responses
Chairs: Dr. Ronel Duchen and Irma Schutte, MSW: www.familyzone.co.za
April 2014: Presenter for Santa Cruz Family Law Bar: Whose Voice is the Child’s? International adoption of UNRC: The rights of the child to be heard in legal matters affecting them. Eliciting the child’s voice without leading questions: Childs Voice Toolkit.
June 2010: Presenter for Santa Cruz Family Law Bar: Understanding Reunification Therapy: What it is, and what it isn’t.
Dec 2015: S. Wessling’s interview with me: “Blended Families: starting with compassion”: Growing Up in Santa Cruz.
May 2004: Feature article: Monterey Bay Psychological Association Newsletter. “Therapist Ethics in the Minefield of Court Referrals.” Article posted on www.mbpsych.org , www.santacruztherapist.org , and www.annhines.com
Sept. 2003: Feature article: Monterey Bay Psychological Association Newsletter. “The Danger of Certainty.” Posted on www.mbpsych.org , www.santacruztherapist.org , and www.annhines.com .
Dec. 2001 – Jan. 2003: Author of feature articles for the layperson relevant to children, teens and families for Santa Cruz Sentinel newspaper. Archived www.santacruzsentinel.com , and www.annhines.com
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential: CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, Monterey, CA. June 1997
M.A. Clinical Psychology: ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY, Los Angeles, CA. Dec. 1983
B.A. Psychology: ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY, Los Angeles, CA. June 1982
A.M.I International Montessori Teaching Diploma: MONTESSORI INSTITUTE OF Los Angeles. June 1979
Fine Arts: UNIVERSITY OF CALIF. AT LOS ANGELES. Sept. 1974 - Dec. 1975
CALIFORNIA STATE LICENSES:
Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist #MFT 20813
Professional Clear CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential 1998
Certification in Cross Cultural Language Acquisition and Development (CLAD) 1998
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION AND MEMBERSHIPS:
SE Trauma Healing Advanced Practitioner. www.traumahealing.com
Essentials of Mediation and Divorce Mediation Certificate: Northern CA Mediation Center, San Rafael, CA. March 2010
AFCC: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
CA Association of Marriage and Family Therapists