Ann is a Somatic Experience Practitioner. Before joining the team at Cedars, Ann was a counsellor at Edgewood treatment centre in Nanaimo for five years, both as an inpatient and outpatient counsellor. As well, Ann has seen clients individually for over ten years as a life coach, and more currently a counsellor and somatic practitioner. Ann’s educational background in the arts, personal development, psychology, and neurobiology give her a multidisciplinary approach to healing. A woman in long term recovery herself, Ann understands the complex journey of recovery. Ann is passionate about educating and empowering people to become more present in their bodies in order to heal and live more fulfilling lives. Visit https://traumahealing.org/ to learn more about Somatic Healing.