Anna Hollaender-Bird MA, LMFT
Anna is an understanding and experienced therapist who enjoys helping people feel better and assist individuals in solving their problems effectively. Anna is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Anna holds a Master’s Degree from the Antioch University and a
Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California (USC). Anna has specialized training in EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) therapy which helps people with PTSD, trauma, depression, and anxiety feel more calm and less triggered by difficulties in their daily lives. EMDR is one of the most widely studied therapeutic modalities known for producing noticeable relief of symptoms in a limited number of sessions. See the EMDR website for
Anna has working in several different prestigious treatment centers including the Phoenix House, as the Deputy Director of Family Services,where she helped teens overcome substance abuse and addressed depression, anxiety, and behavioral difficulties with pre-teens. Anna also conducted family therapy in order to help families communicate better and help their children follow family rules.
Anna enjoys working with those individuals and dealing with addictions such as substance abuse and eating disorders. She assists adults in achieving long-term recovery from addiction. Anna also assists spouses and family members of addicts cope with having a loved one dealing with addiction.
Anna practices from a client-centered approach and works with individuals in regards setting goals they can feel confident they can achieve. She understands that each person has different expectations and goals for attending therapy and would enjoy speaking further with
you about making therapy the most meaningful experience possible!