Anna is a Marital and Family Therapist, licensed in the Netherlands at the Dutch Association for Marital and Family Therapy. She has more than 34 years of experience working with children, adolescents, couples, and families. Anna prioritizes creating a safe place where clients can speak out freely in a confidential setting. Anna believes that families matter, and in the possibilities of people, that they can rediscover their strengths and increase positive supports by creating awareness and reconnecting with others.
Anna’s areas of expertise include domestic violence, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, trauma within a transcultural environment, couples therapy, and family therapy. She integrates both mental and physical wellbeing while providing eclectic evidence-based interventions including: Transcultural System Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Creative Art Therapy, and Playmobile Therapy. Anna has worked since 2004 in several African countries. For the past 4 years, she worked in Cambodia as freelance family therapist and counselor and set up a training at the Royal University of Phnom Penh regarding family support and systemic practice. She is an experienced trainer and supervisor as well. At Solid Minds, Anna offers individual, couple, and family therapy, as well as trainings for practitioners regarding family support, systemic practice, empowerment, and clinical supervision. Works in Dutch and English.